The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 13 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.30% 3.20% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 80.00% 11.43% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£230 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.17 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.35 £15.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+34.47% -24.40%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Qualifications Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
5 35 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.63% 28.00% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 28
Average daily rate £230 £418 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.91% +16.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £29.17 £38.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.23% +285.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCSE across the Aberdeen region.

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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Top 11 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) LDAP
1 9 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Finance

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LDAP
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
1 9 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 9 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 9 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat