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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 35 48 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.30% 1.03% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.04% 7.94% 6.00%
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 £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-9.69% +27.27%
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
49 63 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 14.63% 12.94% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 19
Average daily rate £425 £300 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -19.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 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 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Lync
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) SCOM
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) XenServer
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (40.00%) Lync
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Migration Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco