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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 28 June 2022 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
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 70 51 52
Rank change year-on-year -19 +1 +34
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 1 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.12% 0.19% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.98% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £360 - -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £370 - £264
Median % change year-on-year - - -34.00%
75th Percentile £380 - -
90th Percentile - - -
East of England median daily rate £400 £520 £350
% change year-on-year -23.08% +48.57% +16.67%

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 262 102 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 32.23% 19.47% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 46 73
10th Percentile £213 £183 £303
25th Percentile £334 £272 £390
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £363 £475
Median % change year-on-year +31.03% -23.68% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £535 £563
90th Percentile £659 £668 £650
East of England median daily rate £485 £450 £474
% change year-on-year +7.78% -5.13% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 33 7
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.25 -
25th Percentile £13.41 £13.25 £14.75
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% -8.82%
75th Percentile £20.56 £20.00 £26.38
90th Percentile £22.00 £31.60 £51.60
East of England median hourly rate £19.81 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -27.96% -31.25% +100.00%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Cambridgeshire

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MCSE in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for MCSE in Cambridgeshire

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MCSE in Cambridgeshire.

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 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridge - 1 £370 -
MCSE
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Ivanti
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2016
1 1 (100.00%) Social Skills

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Ivanti
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware