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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 81 84 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.069% 0.15% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 1.52% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £700 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +133.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.35 £15.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.53% -25.00%
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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
131 132 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.08% 10.20% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 74 39
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £550 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £18.75 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.66% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.00 £22.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.00 £23.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Dell