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 22 January 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.69% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 38.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £295 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £18.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+6.27% +4.22%

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
13 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 20.00% 17.65% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 7
Median daily rate £298 - £335
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

MCSE
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (100.00%) Time Management
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
1 5 (100.00%) Change Control
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) Server Building
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Change Control
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Server Building
1 5 (100.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) VMware