Period
to 16 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 53 48
Rank change year-on-year -15 -5 +21
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.15% 1.79% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 8.03% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £300 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -27.27% -
10th Percentile £375 £208 £391
90th Percentile £425 £343 £514
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £419 £300 £400
% change year-on-year +39.58% -25.00% +129.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - £10.50 -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £10.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year - -27.59% +38.10%

MCSE is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridge
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 122 137 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 17.84% 22.28% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 68 47
Cambridge median daily rate £423 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.75% -8.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £306 £208 £147
90th Percentile £623 £525 £575
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 27
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% -3.61% -6.74%
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.73 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.25% -60.68% +233.33%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Cambridge

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MCSE in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Cambridge

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft