The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 47 46
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.28% 0.41% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.33% 3.08% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -5.71% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.17 £19.78
% change year-on-year -17.31% +7.02%  

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 Nottingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43 65 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 12.01% 13.29% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 42 49
Median daily rate £344 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £600 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.05% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £19.88 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.96% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.10 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.96% +33.78%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Nottingham

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) vRealize
2 1 (50.00%) Personalization
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Personalization
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) VMware