The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank - 81 52
Contract jobs citing MCSE 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.16% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.61% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £255 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £286 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.78 £15.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+27.58% -12.67%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
126 124 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.53% 9.72% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 62 42
Average daily rate £325 £303 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £198 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MCSE
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V2
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) CMDB
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Operations
1 1 (33.33%) IT Operations Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Deskside Support
1 1 (33.33%) Head of IT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V2
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft