The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank - 20 26
Contract jobs citing MCSE 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk - 1.82% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category - 17.65% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate - £301 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +167.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
MCSE
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk region.

Qualifications Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
40 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 17.94% 10.30% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 13
Average daily rate £400 £340 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +106.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £177 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £11.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +103.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £13.50 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £22.50 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCSE across the Norfolk region.

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE.

1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MSI
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MCDST
2 3 (75.00%) AppDNA
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 2 (50.00%) Application Discovery
3 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (50.00%) assyst
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
4 1 (25.00%) NHS
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) CCA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) FCoE
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MSI
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Application Discovery
1 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (50.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCDST
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) CCA
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) AppDNA
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix