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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank - 58 46
Contract jobs citing MCSE 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.71% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.92% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £325 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.33 £18.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -6.49%
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
74 61 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.20% 14.35% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 51 53
Median daily rate £350 £293 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £368 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £17.88 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 - £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Database Security
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Database Security
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft