Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 51 62
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 -6
Contract jobs citing MCSE 12 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.90% 1.14% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.57% 6.86% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Cambridge median daily rate £300 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +60.00% -15.25%
10th Percentile £208 £388 £165
90th Percentile £400 £513 £275
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £310 £400 £174
% change year-on-year -22.50% +129.89% -44.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Cambridge median hourly rate £10.50 - £37.89
10th Percentile £10.25 - £15.77
90th Percentile £10.75 - £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £10.50 £14.50 £10.50
% 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 140 102 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 22.22% 16.61% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 36 65
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £199 £198 £225
90th Percentile £525 £575 £492
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 10
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% -6.74% -4.81%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.63 £15.77
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.62 £40.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -60.96% +233.33% -7.66%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 January 2018, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) NHS
2 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (66.67%) People Management
3 6 (50.00%) Electronics
3 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (50.00%) SAP
3 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 6 (50.00%) Marketing
3 6 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) IaaS
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (16.67%) PaaS
5 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
6 1 (8.33%) Skype
6 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (8.33%) AWS Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (8.33%) High Availability
6 1 (8.33%) iPhone
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
General
1 6 (50.00%) Electronics
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (50.00%) Marketing
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (8.33%) Administrator
1 1 (8.33%) Analyst
1 1 (8.33%) AWS Specialist
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Specialist
1 1 (8.33%) DBA
1 1 (8.33%) Migration Specialist
1 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (66.67%) NHS
2 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) People Management
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (8.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle