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 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 59 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing MCSE 14 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.77% 0.66% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.38% 4.85% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
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£388 £120 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+222.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.39 - £15.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 - £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.88 - £30.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.35 £15.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+34.47% -24.40%
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
123 103 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.59% 13.61% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 57 43
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £490 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 15
Average hourly rate £16.39 £21.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.97% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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 +1 10 £369 +207.29% 8
Huntingdon - 2 £400 - 1
Peterborough +5 1 £250 -
MCSE
East of England

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) Windows
4 10 (52.63%) VMware
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 7 (36.84%) Citrix
6 7 (36.84%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco
7 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
7 6 (31.58%) MCITP
7 6 (31.58%) SCCM
8 5 (26.32%) SCOM
8 5 (26.32%) VMware ESX
8 5 (26.32%) Finance
8 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (26.32%) ITIL
8 5 (26.32%) MCP
8 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
9 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (21.05%) Remedy
9 4 (21.05%) Project Management
9 4 (21.05%) VPN
9 4 (21.05%) SLA
9 4 (21.05%) MS Office
9 4 (21.05%) CCNA
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (21.05%) LAN
9 4 (21.05%) WAN

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (10.53%) Lync
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (21.05%) Office 365
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) VLAN
3 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
3 2 (10.53%) FCoE
3 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.26%) WebEx
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Legal
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Desktop Support
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Database Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
1 3 (15.79%) iPhone
1 3 (15.79%) iPad
2 2 (10.53%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.26%) Tandem
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) CAD
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Database Security
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (36.84%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (31.58%) MCITP
4 5 (26.32%) MCP
5 4 (21.05%) CCNA
5 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (10.53%) CCA
6 2 (10.53%) MCSA
6 2 (10.53%) A+ Certification
7 1 (5.26%) MOS
7 1 (5.26%) CISSP
7 1 (5.26%) MCDBA
7 1 (5.26%) MCDST
7 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware ESX
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.79%) XenApp
4 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
4 3 (15.79%) Terminal Server
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
2 5 (26.32%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) Remedy
6 3 (15.79%) Sophos
6 3 (15.79%) Wyse
6 3 (15.79%) Google
6 3 (15.79%) MobileIron
6 3 (15.79%) Mapinfo
6 3 (15.79%) Symantec
6 3 (15.79%) Adobe
6 3 (15.79%) HP
6 3 (15.79%) Dell
7 2 (10.53%) EMC
8 1 (5.26%) NetApp
8 1 (5.26%) Nokia
8 1 (5.26%) Apple
8 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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