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 11 December 2016 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.94% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 35.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £295 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £17.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.05%
MCSE
Scotland

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
14 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 22.22% 23.26% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 11
Median daily rate £298 £550 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.90% +64.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £90 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +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 £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) Change Control
2 5 (83.33%) Server Building
2 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 5 (83.33%) NetBackup
2 5 (83.33%) Time Management
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (83.33%) Veritas
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

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 6 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) ISDN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Change Control
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (83.33%) Server Building
1 5 (83.33%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (83.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Veritas
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) VMware