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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 23 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing MCSE 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.56% 1.44% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 9.52% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£301 £108 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+180.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.40
% change year-on-year
- +3.26%
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
33 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 17.19% 15.11% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 13
Average daily rate £365 £275 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% +17.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £103 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £413 £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £9.63 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.76% -49.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +1 3 £301 +180.23%
King's Lynn - - - -
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (50.00%) MCITP
5 4 (50.00%) Linux
6 3 (37.50%) DHCP
6 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (37.50%) DNS
6 3 (37.50%) HP
6 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (25.00%) SCCM
7 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (25.00%) MCP
7 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 1 (12.50%) LAN
8 1 (12.50%) VoIP
8 1 (12.50%) WAN
8 1 (12.50%) HNC
8 1 (12.50%) IIS
8 1 (12.50%) ITIL
8 1 (12.50%) Citrix
8 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 1 (12.50%) QA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (25.00%) MCP
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) HNC
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix