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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 61 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing MCSE 6 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.82% 2.12% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.06% 10.19% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 10
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£313 £263 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £180 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £275 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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
99 108 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.58% 20.81% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 39 89
Average daily rate £378 £292 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.19% -16.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.55 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.30% -7.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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
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 30 January 2015. 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 -7 1 - - 2
Huntingdon - - - - 1
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) Workflow
5 5 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) CRM
5 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) SAN
6 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (20.00%) MCTS
7 3 (20.00%) MCITP
7 3 (20.00%) Citrix
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (20.00%) CCNA
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (20.00%) vSphere
8 2 (13.33%) NCDA
8 2 (13.33%) NCIE
8 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (13.33%) F5
8 2 (13.33%) VCAP
8 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
1 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) IPv6
3 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Project Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) CLARiiON
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (6.67%) VMS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Workflow
1 5 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCTS
2 3 (20.00%) MCITP
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) NCDA
3 2 (13.33%) NCIE
3 2 (13.33%) VCAP
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (13.33%) MCDST
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) MCSD
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
1 1 (6.67%) WMI
1 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Lotus
5 1 (6.67%) 3PAR