The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 38 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.27% 0.97% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.54% 6.41% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£275 £325 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +16.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.02 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-14.20% +35.48%
MCSE
Nottinghamshire

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

Qualifications Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
65 78 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 17.33% 15.15% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 51 21
Average daily rate £428 £318 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.64% -20.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 £21.00 £15.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.90% +36.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

MCSE
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) HP