The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Huntingdon with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 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 / Huntingdon
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 - 4
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MCSE 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Huntingdon 14.52% - 11.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.00% - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £321 £325
% change year-on-year +1.24% -1.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.33 £21.55
% change year-on-year -22.64% -1.02%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Huntingdon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Huntingdon
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20 6 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Huntingdon 32.26% 27.27% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Median daily rate £525 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £135 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.42 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Huntingdon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Huntingdon citing MCSE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Huntingdon

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Huntingdon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Huntingdon

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Huntingdon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Huntingdon

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Huntingdon region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Office 365
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 10
4 3 (33.33%) Skype
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) OneDrive
5 2 (22.22%) Service Design
5 2 (22.22%) Yammer
6 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) CAD
6 1 (11.11%) AppSense
6 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (11.11%) XenApp
6 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Huntingdon 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Office 365
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) OneDrive
3 2 (22.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
2 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Design
3 1 (11.11%) CAD
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) AppSense