The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
East of England > Norfolk
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 30 31
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 1.08% 2.21% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.00% 12.82% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Norfolk median daily rate £119 £149 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.86% -40.60%  
East of England median daily rate £375 £190 £363
% change year-on-year +97.36% -47.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Norfolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £10.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -41.17%  

MCSE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk.

Academic & Professional Certification
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 25 39 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 13.51% 17.26% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 65 84
Norfolk median daily rate £368 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.50% +20.00%  
10th Percentile £119 £101 £158
90th Percentile £494 £625 £388
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Norfolk median hourly rate - £27.60 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.18%  
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £27.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year +17.75% +41.53%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Norfolk.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Norfolk

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MCSE in Norfolk.

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Norfolk

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Norfolk region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
2 3 (60.00%) Local Government
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) OneDrive
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) SAN

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Senior DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Senior SQL DBA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager