The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 23 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing MCSE 49 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 12.96% 8.86% 3.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.71% 9.86% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 5 3
Median daily rate £313 £450 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.44% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £393 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £451 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £261
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +36.82%
MCSE
Renfrewshire

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

Qualifications Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
312 71 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 82.54% 89.87% 97.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 52 61
Median daily rate £321 £347 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.62% +4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £451 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Erskine region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 67 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (89.55%) Windows
2 60 (89.55%) Microsoft
3 57 (85.07%) Active Directory
4 53 (79.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 53 (79.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (71.64%) Security Cleared
6 41 (61.19%) SQL
7 39 (58.21%) VMware
8 36 (53.73%) Clustering
8 36 (53.73%) Citrix
9 34 (50.75%) WinRunner
9 34 (50.75%) TestDirector
9 34 (50.75%) HP UFT
9 34 (50.75%) Veritas
9 34 (50.75%) Windows XP
9 34 (50.75%) MCSA
9 34 (50.75%) Software Testing
9 34 (50.75%) MCTS
9 34 (50.75%) Change Management
9 34 (50.75%) SC Cleared
9 34 (50.75%) Test Automation
9 34 (50.75%) Windows 7
9 34 (50.75%) HP Quality Center
10 33 (49.25%) Hyper-V
10 33 (49.25%) VMware ESX
11 32 (47.76%) MCITP
11 32 (47.76%) Netcool
11 32 (47.76%) Intel Security
11 32 (47.76%) AIX

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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 27 (40.30%) SharePoint
2 18 (26.87%) OpenStack
3 15 (22.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (22.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (22.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (22.39%) MS Exchange
3 15 (22.39%) Skype for Business
4 14 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (17.91%) Office Communications Server
6 10 (14.93%) IIS
7 5 (7.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (7.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (7.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (28.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (31.34%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) HP Helion
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.90%) Skype
2 8 (11.94%) DNS
3 5 (7.46%) SSL
3 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.99%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.99%) LDAP
4 2 (2.99%) X.500
5 1 (1.49%) DHCP
5 1 (1.49%) NAS
5 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (50.75%) HP UFT
1 34 (50.75%) TestDirector
1 34 (50.75%) WinRunner
2 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
3 9 (13.43%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Analyst
1 23 (34.33%) Test Analyst
2 20 (29.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 20 (29.85%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 6 (8.96%) SharePoint Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Messaging Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Tester
5 4 (5.97%) Consultant
5 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Tester
5 4 (5.97%) Messaging Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Engineering Specialist
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Specialist
6 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Test Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 2 (2.99%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) .NET
2 10 (14.93%) XML
3 5 (7.46%) CSS
3 5 (7.46%) jQuery
3 5 (7.46%) XSLT
4 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (53.73%) Clustering
2 30 (44.78%) PDA
3 19 (28.36%) Computer Science
4 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.48%) PKI
6 2 (2.99%) Replication
7 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (89.55%) Windows
2 53 (79.10%) Windows Server 2003
2 53 (79.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (50.75%) Windows 7
3 34 (50.75%) Windows XP
4 32 (47.76%) AIX
5 24 (35.82%) Windows Server
6 20 (29.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Change Management
1 34 (50.75%) Software Testing
1 34 (50.75%) Test Automation
2 29 (43.28%) Test Scripting
3 27 (40.30%) Migration
4 15 (22.39%) Load Balancing
5 6 (8.96%) Records Management
6 5 (7.46%) High Availability
7 4 (5.97%) Database Mirroring
7 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.97%) Workflow
8 1 (1.49%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.49%) ITIL
8 1 (1.49%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.49%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 41 (61.19%) SQL
2 30 (44.78%) PowerShell
3 10 (14.93%) C#
3 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.97%) VBScript
5 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (71.64%) Security Cleared
3 34 (50.75%) MCSA
3 34 (50.75%) MCTS
3 34 (50.75%) SC Cleared
4 32 (47.76%) MCITP
5 29 (43.28%) ISTQB
6 19 (28.36%) Degree
7 6 (8.96%) MCSD
8 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 57 (85.07%) Active Directory
2 33 (49.25%) Hyper-V
2 33 (49.25%) VMware ESX
3 13 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.49%) Brightmail
4 1 (1.49%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.49%) UAG
4 1 (1.49%) vCloud
4 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (50.75%) HP Quality Center
2 32 (47.76%) McAfee ePO
2 32 (47.76%) Netcool
3 1 (1.49%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.49%) OpenView
3 1 (1.49%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) SCOM
3 1 (1.49%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 60 (89.55%) Microsoft
2 39 (58.21%) VMware
3 36 (53.73%) Citrix
4 34 (50.75%) Veritas
5 32 (47.76%) Intel Security
6 14 (20.90%) IronPort
7 13 (19.40%) HP
8 4 (5.97%) Nintex
9 1 (1.49%) CA
9 1 (1.49%) Opsware