Period
to 29 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 125 170 196
Rank change year-on-year +45 +26 -26
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 20 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.19% 0.45% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.06% 3.12% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 6
Median daily rate £183 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.85% +8.33% -26.83%
England median daily rate £380 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -10.59% +21.43% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £15.30 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.80 £20.55
% change year-on-year -8.24% +6.05% +28.45%

MCSE is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 379 642 656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.00% 14.36% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 439 406
Median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £248 £217 £238
90th Percentile £646 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 44
Median hourly rate £15.23 £15.80 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.64% -12.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £45.68 £40.70
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £25.36
% change year-on-year +4.79% +31.72% -15.48%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Yorkshire

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MCSE in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for MCSE in Yorkshire

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MCSE in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for MCSE in Yorkshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 29 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire +37 2 - -
West Yorkshire +30 1 £235 -27.69% 1
North Yorkshire 0 1 £130 -66.01%
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Line 500
4 1 (25.00%) Meraki
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) PBX
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Migration Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Migration Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Project Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) Sage