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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 71 91 85
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% 0.14% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 1.38% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.11% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +15.49%

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
119 145 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.08% 10.24% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 70 63
Median daily rate £410 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Median hourly rate £52.09 £15.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+241.54% -49.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £15.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate Support Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Support Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ISMS
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco