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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 57 47 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.69% 1.76% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.60% 10.00% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Median daily rate £400 £174 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+129.88% -42.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.33 £18.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -6.49%
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
87 120 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.10% 17.62% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 54 63
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £174 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 10
Median hourly rate £40.75 £10.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+288.09% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +8 1 £400 -
Huntingdon - 1 £125 - 1
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (50.00%) High Availability
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Clustering
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (37.50%) MCITP
6 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (25.00%) Information Management
7 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (25.00%) Data Guard

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) DTS
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
1 4 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (12.50%) iPad
4 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) Database Security
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Information Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCITP
3 2 (25.00%) MCDBA
3 2 (25.00%) OCP
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (12.50%) DameWare
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Kaspersky
3 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
3 1 (12.50%) Virgin Media
3 1 (12.50%) VMware