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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank - 44 27
Contract jobs citing MCSE 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.97% 2.42%
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.88% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £375 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £273 £325
% change year-on-year
+24.77% -16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £15.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+36.82% -25.00%
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
59 68 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.35% 16.46% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 26
Average daily rate £325 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £250 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £20.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.90% +41.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.11%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Softswitch
1 1 (100.00%) Structured Cabling

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Softswitch
1 1 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Support
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya