The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cardiff region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 38 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.89% 1.54% -
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 7.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £284 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-18.71% +23.52%
Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
77 51 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.75% 19.62% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 27 16
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 £241 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £563 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
MCSE
South Wales

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 31 July 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%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) Internet
2 7 (87.50%) McAfee
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
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%) Data Protection
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%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) SCDPM
3 4 (50.00%) GIS
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
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
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
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%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Citrix Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
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%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
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
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago