Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 14 December 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 73 75
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 +4
Contract jobs citing MCSE 3 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.27% 1.71% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.53% 8.73% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 6
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £419 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.58% -25.00% +60.00%
10th Percentile £379 £208 £150
90th Percentile £453 £584 £413
East of England median daily rate £400 £300 £278
% change year-on-year +33.33% +8.11% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -4.76%
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% +25.00% -4.76%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 196 275 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.36% 19.59% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 125 79
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -11.25% +8.84%
10th Percentile £230 £200 £189
90th Percentile £541 £525 £553
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 27
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.62 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.07% -60.96% +233.33%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £14.63
90th Percentile £50.50 £47.75 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -38.98% +37.05%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Cambridgeshire

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Cambridgeshire

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Cambridgeshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -20 2 £400 +33.33%
MCSE
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MCDBA
3 1 (33.33%) DTS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Database Security
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) OCP

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DTS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Database Security
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCDBA
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) OCP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) VMware