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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
East of England / Norfolk
Rank 25 27 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Contract jobs citing MCSE 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 2.14% 0.52% 2.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.66% 2.08% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £150 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £300
% change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

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 53 48 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 37.86% 24.87% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 21
Median daily rate £425 £370 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% +48.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £450 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.25% -4.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk citing MCSE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCSE in Norfolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Norfolk

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +5 2 - - 1
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) OneDrive
2 2 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Local Government
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

MCSE
Top Related 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 2 (50.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Senior SQL DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM