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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 54 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 5 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.82% 0.95% 1.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.68% 7.00% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Median daily rate £150 £250 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £11.74 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.82% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +39.03%
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
88 100 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.43% 13.57% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 50
Median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £104 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.00% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.74 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
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 3 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Peterborough +8 3 £150 +44.23%
Cambridge -2 2 - -
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) ITIL
3 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
5 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
6 8 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (50.00%) Windows XP
6 8 (50.00%) MS Office
6 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) VMware
9 4 (25.00%) NetApp
9 4 (25.00%) Unix
9 4 (25.00%) Linux
9 4 (25.00%) MCSA
9 4 (25.00%) Dell
9 4 (25.00%) WAN
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco
9 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
9 4 (25.00%) Migration
9 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (25.00%) VCP5

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 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
3 8 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Unix
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
3 3 (18.75%) ITSM
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (25.00%) MCSA
4 4 (25.00%) VCP5
4 4 (25.00%) VCP6
4 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Dell
3 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) Apple