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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 59 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing MCSE 9 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.15% 1.35% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.32% 7.84% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
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£308 £275 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% -27.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £255 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £275 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.51%
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
123 102 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.69% 17.20% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 37 93
Average daily rate £368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 21
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.03 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.51% -41.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £36.30 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Cambridge +3 3 £110 -60.00% 2
Huntingdon - - - - 1
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 5 (29.41%) SAN
6 5 (29.41%) CRM
6 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
6 5 (29.41%) Workflow
6 5 (29.41%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (29.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
7 4 (23.53%) Citrix
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco
8 3 (17.65%) DNS
8 3 (17.65%) CCNA
8 3 (17.65%) EMC
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (17.65%) MCTS
8 3 (17.65%) MCITP
8 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
8 3 (17.65%) vSphere
9 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
9 2 (11.76%) NCDA
9 2 (11.76%) NCIE

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint Server
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) IPv6
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) SharePoint Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (11.76%) Project Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) VMS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) CRM
1 5 (29.41%) Workflow
2 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (17.65%) MCTS
2 3 (17.65%) MCITP
3 2 (11.76%) NCDA
3 2 (11.76%) NCIE
3 2 (11.76%) VCAP
3 2 (11.76%) MCDST
3 2 (11.76%) MCSA
4 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (5.88%) MCSD
4 1 (5.88%) MOS
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.88%) WMI
1 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
1 1 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) EMC
5 2 (11.76%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Nokia
6 1 (5.88%) Lotus
6 1 (5.88%) Apple
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (5.88%) Remedy
6 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
Cambridgeshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago