The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 62 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.50% 0.81% 2.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% 4.58% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
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£118 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 - £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +23.52%
Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
108 131 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.43% 17.68% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 48 72
Average daily rate £325 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 36
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £16.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £43.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
MCSE
East of England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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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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 -5 4 £118 - 4
Ely - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 2
Peterborough - - - - 1
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (75.00%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (62.50%) Windows
5 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
5 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (50.00%) LAN
6 8 (50.00%) WAN
6 8 (50.00%) SCCM
7 7 (43.75%) Firewall
7 7 (43.75%) Linux
7 7 (43.75%) SAN
8 5 (31.25%) Citrix
8 5 (31.25%) Cisco
8 5 (31.25%) MCSA
8 5 (31.25%) UNIX
8 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
8 5 (31.25%) Migration
8 5 (31.25%) SCOM
8 5 (31.25%) MCITP
8 5 (31.25%) VLAN
8 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (31.25%) JOnAS
8 5 (31.25%) vSphere
8 5 (31.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (31.25%) UAG
8 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (31.25%) JOnAS
2 5 (31.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) LAN
1 8 (50.00%) WAN
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) SAN
3 5 (31.25%) VLAN
4 4 (25.00%) NAS
4 4 (25.00%) DHCP
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) VoIP
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Project Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Wintel Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Design Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) IT Technician
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
2 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
3 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
3 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (31.25%) MCSA
2 5 (31.25%) MCITP
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (12.50%) MOS
4 2 (12.50%) A+ Certification
4 2 (12.50%) MCP
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.25%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) vSphere
3 5 (31.25%) UAG
4 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (18.75%) XenApp
5 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) SCCM
2 5 (31.25%) SCOM
3 2 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Dell
4 3 (18.75%) Mercator
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Symantec
5 2 (12.50%) Remedy
5 2 (12.50%) Nokia
5 2 (12.50%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
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