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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 35 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing MCSE 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.85% 0.97% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.00% 9.68% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £450 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.37% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.75 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-12.67% -4.05%
Qualifications Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
50 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 15.43% 10.03% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 13
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £308 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.38 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.46 £18.90 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
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 24 April 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) Citrix
6 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (30.00%) SCCM
7 3 (30.00%) Migration
7 3 (30.00%) vSphere
7 3 (30.00%) Lync
7 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (20.00%) Email Migration
8 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (20.00%) SCOM
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (20.00%) MCITP
8 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (20.00%) EDRMS
8 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (20.00%) SQL

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (30.00%) Lync
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) EDRMS
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Email Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Email Migration
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (20.00%) MCITP
3 2 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (10.00%) CCA
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (10.00%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) HP