The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 44 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 2.17% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.69% 11.58% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Median daily rate £400 £369 £118
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% +213.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.39 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.15 £16.54
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +27.88%
MCSE
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
59 95 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.21% 18.74% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 55 40
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 12
Median hourly rate £17.50 £48.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.91% +130.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £15.77 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £60.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +25.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCSE across the Cambridge region.

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) VCP6
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DTS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Database Security
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (33.33%) MCDBA
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) OCP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VCP5
2 1 (33.33%) VCP6
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle