Period
to 26 May 2019

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 26 May 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 73 57
Rank change year-on-year -7 -16 +14
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.19% 0.85% 2.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% 3.83% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £525 £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -28.57% +201.72%
East of England median daily rate £400 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00% +115.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £14.50
East of England median hourly rate £27.00 £18.98 £14.50
% change year-on-year +42.29% +30.86% -12.12%

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 201 235 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.23% 22.30% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 96 105
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £463 £416 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +11.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £253 £232 £160
90th Percentile £675 £556 £550
East of England median daily rate £435 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +8.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 32
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -61.29% +138.46%
10th Percentile £14.75 £12.25 £10.03
90th Percentile £42.50 £35.60 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £24.50 £16.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +48.48% -52.86% -

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 26 May 2019. 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 -15 2 £525 -
MCSE
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) B2C
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Peregrine
2 1 (50.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WebEx
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) B2C
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Vendor Relationship Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Bomgar
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) MobileIron
1 1 (50.00%) Peregrine
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow