The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 35 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.14% 1.05% -
As % of the Qualifications category 9.41% 5.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +27.27%
MCSE
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
85 53 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.73% 18.60% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 36 23
Average daily rate £375 £370 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.03% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCSE across the Cardiff region.

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Cardiff region.

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Internet
2 7 (87.50%) McAfee
2 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) IIS
2 7 (87.50%) MCTS
2 7 (87.50%) MCITP
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (87.50%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (87.50%) Office 365
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Intune
2 7 (87.50%) Data Protection
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) SCDPM
3 4 (50.00%) GIS
4 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) SQL

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 7 (87.50%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (87.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
1 7 (87.50%) VPN
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
1 7 (87.50%) Internet
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Server Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
1 7 (87.50%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VBScript
2 2 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) MCTS
2 7 (87.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) MCDST
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Intune
1 7 (87.50%) SCDPM
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago