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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 45 43 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Contract jobs citing MCSE 10 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.78% 2.14% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.99% 12.24% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Median daily rate £400 £174 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+129.88% -43.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £174 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £174 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £316 £323
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £10.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.06 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.22% +2.85%

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
91 98 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.16% 17.47% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 50 67
Median daily rate £363 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £174 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 11
Median hourly rate £41.50 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.20% +11.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 0 6 £463 - 1
Huntingdon - 1 £125 - 1
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
4 6 (54.55%) MCITP
5 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (45.45%) Skype for Business
5 5 (45.45%) Office 365
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) Mimecast
6 4 (36.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
6 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) Clustering
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (27.27%) High Availability
8 2 (18.18%) Data Guard
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 2 (18.18%) Data Centre

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 5 (45.45%) Skype for Business
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
2 4 (36.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) DTS
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Azure Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365 Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) DBA
3 3 (27.27%) SQL DBA
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) IT Support
4 2 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) iPad
3 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Database Security
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Information Management
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (54.55%) MCITP
3 2 (18.18%) MCDBA
3 2 (18.18%) MCP
3 2 (18.18%) OCP
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Data Guard
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (9.09%) DameWare
2 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Kaspersky
3 1 (9.09%) MobileIron
3 1 (9.09%) VMware