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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 15 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing MCSE 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 11.39% 4.76% 10.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.86% 5.26% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £378 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +2.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £285
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £18.40
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -13.04%
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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
70 57 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 88.61% 90.48% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 39 22
Average daily rate £347 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £277 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 13 (76.47%) Windows
4 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 11 (64.71%) Change Management
4 11 (64.71%) VMware
5 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
5 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
6 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
6 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
6 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
6 9 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
6 9 (52.94%) MCTS
6 9 (52.94%) MCITP
6 9 (52.94%) PDA
6 9 (52.94%) VMware ESX
6 9 (52.94%) Clustering
6 9 (52.94%) Citrix
6 9 (52.94%) AIX
6 9 (52.94%) MCSA
6 9 (52.94%) WinRunner
6 9 (52.94%) TestDirector
6 9 (52.94%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (52.94%) Veritas
6 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (52.94%) Netcool
6 9 (52.94%) Windows XP
6 9 (52.94%) McAfee

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
1 2 (11.76%) Kerberos
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) WinRunner
1 9 (52.94%) TestDirector
1 9 (52.94%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Test Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) XML
1 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Clustering
1 9 (52.94%) PDA
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.76%) PKI
4 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
4 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) AIX
2 9 (52.94%) Windows XP
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Change Management
2 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
2 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Content Management
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
4 2 (11.76%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VB
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
2 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) MCSA
3 9 (52.94%) MCTS
3 9 (52.94%) MCITP
4 8 (47.06%) ISTQB
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (11.76%) MCP
6 2 (11.76%) MCSD
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware ESX
1 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Netcool
1 9 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (52.94%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) Citrix
3 9 (52.94%) Veritas
3 9 (52.94%) McAfee
4 3 (17.65%) HP