Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 179 161
Rank change year-on-year +29 -18 -7
Contract jobs citing MCSE 36 29 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.82% 0.53% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.72% 3.63% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 26
Yorkshire median daily rate £331 £369 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.17% +37.21% -11.16%
10th Percentile £274 £218 £118
90th Percentile £675 £413 £400
England median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -44.44% -
England median hourly rate £16.50 £20.83 £18.25
% change year-on-year -20.79% +14.14% -3.77%

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 629 800 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.40% 14.61% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 480 690
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% +3.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £213 £254 £225
90th Percentile £551 £563 £525
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 33 55
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.57 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.51% -8.17% +2.32%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.31 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £23.75 £34.80
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -1.49% +10.87% +21.05%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Yorkshire

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MCSE in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Yorkshire

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCSE in Yorkshire

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE in Yorkshire.

Contractor 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 18 November 2017. 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
West Yorkshire +32 28 £331 -17.19% 2
North Yorkshire +8 5 £331 +47.22%
South Yorkshire +8 3 £325 -13.33%
MCSE
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (86.11%) Microsoft
3 21 (58.33%) SQL
4 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
5 17 (47.22%) ITIL
5 17 (47.22%) Windows
5 17 (47.22%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (38.89%) DNS
7 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 11 (30.56%) Infrastructure Management
8 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
8 11 (30.56%) IIS
8 11 (30.56%) MCITP
8 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
9 10 (27.78%) SCOM
9 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (27.78%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (27.78%) MCSA
9 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
9 10 (27.78%) Finance
9 10 (27.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (25.00%) RedGate
10 9 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
10 9 (25.00%) NetApp
10 9 (25.00%) ETL
10 9 (25.00%) VMware
10 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 11 (30.56%) IIS
2 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 10 (27.78%) SharePoint 2013
2 10 (27.78%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (8.33%) CMS
6 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.56%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.78%) PaaS
4 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) DNS
2 8 (22.22%) NetScaler
3 6 (16.67%) SAN
4 5 (13.89%) WAN
5 4 (11.11%) DHCP
5 4 (11.11%) Firewall
5 4 (11.11%) LAN
5 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (5.56%) Skype
7 1 (2.78%) DMVPN
7 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.78%) HSRP
7 1 (2.78%) IPsec
7 1 (2.78%) MPLS
7 1 (2.78%) SSL
7 1 (2.78%) VoIP
7 1 (2.78%) VSAN
7 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (25.00%) QlikView
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Law
2 3 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Administrator
1 10 (27.78%) SharePoint Administrator
2 9 (25.00%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.78%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) ITIL
2 11 (30.56%) Infrastructure Management
3 10 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 9 (25.00%) ETL
4 9 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.56%) Email Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.56%) Project Management
8 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.78%) Product Management
8 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.78%) Security Management
8 1 (2.78%) Service Management
8 1 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) SQL
2 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (30.56%) MCITP
3 10 (27.78%) MCSA
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (11.11%) CCNA
5 4 (11.11%) MCP
6 3 (8.33%) Degree
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (8.33%) MCDST
7 2 (5.56%) CCNP
7 2 (5.56%) CISSP
7 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.78%) CCDP
8 1 (2.78%) CCENT
8 1 (2.78%) CCIE
8 1 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.78%) CISM
8 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) GDPR
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) vSphere
3 8 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.56%) XenApp
6 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) SCOM
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
3 2 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) NetApp
2 9 (25.00%) RedGate
2 9 (25.00%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco
4 3 (8.33%) Avaya
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) McAfee
4 3 (8.33%) Symantec
5 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.56%) Intel
5 2 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (2.78%) Mercator
6 1 (2.78%) Qualys
6 1 (2.78%) Sophos
6 1 (2.78%) Trend Micro
6 1 (2.78%) Veeam