The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 44 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing MCSE 11 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.89% 1.30% 2.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.68% 10.00% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Average daily rate £174 £303 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.47% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.74 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +10.93%
MCSE
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
103 90 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.67% 13.04% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 53 48
Average daily rate £325 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £104 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 15
Average hourly rate £23.25 £12.00 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.75% -35.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.74 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £24.50 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCSE
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

MCSE Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +19 8 £174 +67.30%
Cambridge -5 3 - - 1
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (88.89%) Windows
3 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
4 13 (72.22%) ITIL
5 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
6 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
6 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 9 (50.00%) MS Office
6 9 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
8 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
10 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
10 3 (16.67%) Retail
10 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
10 3 (16.67%) ITSM
10 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (16.67%) VCP5
10 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
10 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (16.67%) VCP6
10 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
10 3 (16.67%) NetApp

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 9 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) VoIP
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (27.78%) Desktop Support
3 3 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Deskside Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Deskside Support
4 1 (5.56%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Unix
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 3 (16.67%) ITSM
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (16.67%) MCSA
5 3 (16.67%) VCP5
5 3 (16.67%) VCP6
5 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
6 1 (5.56%) MCITP
6 1 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Apple
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Dell
2 3 (16.67%) NetApp
2 3 (16.67%) VMware