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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 70 90 86
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.067% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.53% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £321 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £17.75 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.79%
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 Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
130 190 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.33% 12.69% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 95 58
Median daily rate £450 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £202 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £15.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.98% -3.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Netcool
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) StarTeam
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate Support Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (66.67%) Smoke Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (66.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas