The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Nottingham region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 33 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.68% 1.99% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 13.79% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +23.52%
Qualifications Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
34 58 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.53% 14.43% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 8
Average daily rate £350 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
MCSE
Nottinghamshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (37.50%) Lync
6 3 (37.50%) MCP
6 3 (37.50%) Citrix
6 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
6 3 (37.50%) Migration
6 3 (37.50%) VMware
7 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (25.00%) EDRMS
7 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (25.00%) SCCM
7 2 (25.00%) SCOM
7 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (12.50%) Online Security
8 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (12.50%) vSphere
8 1 (12.50%) XenServer
8 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (37.50%) Lync
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) EDRMS
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Email Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Online Security
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Email Migration
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCP
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco