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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 32 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing MCSE 35 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 7.95% 1.19% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.42% 1.35% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 2
Median daily rate £315 £355 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -7.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £355 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £355 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £333 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +20.90%
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
336 74 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 76.36% 88.10% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 49 103
Median daily rate £325 £343 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%

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 1 July 2016.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
3 57 (85.07%) Microsoft
4 56 (83.58%) Active Directory
5 51 (76.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (76.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (70.15%) Security Cleared
7 40 (59.70%) SQL
8 35 (52.24%) VMware
8 35 (52.24%) PowerShell
9 34 (50.75%) Clustering
9 34 (50.75%) Citrix
10 33 (49.25%) SC Cleared
11 31 (46.27%) SharePoint
11 31 (46.27%) Windows XP
11 31 (46.27%) MCSA
11 31 (46.27%) Software Testing
11 31 (46.27%) Change Management
12 30 (44.78%) Veritas
12 30 (44.78%) MCTS
12 30 (44.78%) Migration
12 30 (44.78%) Windows 7
13 28 (41.79%) Test Automation
13 28 (41.79%) HP Quality Center
13 28 (41.79%) McAfee ePO
13 28 (41.79%) Hyper-V
13 28 (41.79%) ISTQB
13 28 (41.79%) MCITP
13 28 (41.79%) WinRunner
13 28 (41.79%) TestDirector

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 31 (46.27%) SharePoint
2 20 (29.85%) OpenStack
3 17 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (25.37%) MS Exchange
3 17 (25.37%) Skype for Business
4 15 (22.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (17.91%) Office Communications Server
6 11 (16.42%) IIS
7 5 (7.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (7.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (7.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (31.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (37.31%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) HP Helion
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.39%) Skype
2 8 (11.94%) DNS
3 6 (8.96%) SSL
3 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) DHCP
4 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.49%) LDAP
4 1 (1.49%) NAS
4 1 (1.49%) SAN
4 1 (1.49%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (41.79%) HP UFT
1 28 (41.79%) TestDirector
1 28 (41.79%) WinRunner
2 11 (16.42%) Visual Studio
3 10 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.99%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Analyst
1 21 (31.34%) Test Analyst
2 18 (26.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 18 (26.87%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 6 (8.96%) Messaging Engineer
3 6 (8.96%) SharePoint Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Consultant
5 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Tester
5 4 (5.97%) Messaging Consultant
5 4 (5.97%) Test Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Tester
6 3 (4.48%) Engineering Specialist
6 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (2.99%) Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) Collaboration Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) .NET
1 11 (16.42%) XML
2 5 (7.46%) CSS
2 5 (7.46%) jQuery
2 5 (7.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (50.75%) Clustering
2 25 (37.31%) PDA
3 21 (31.34%) Computer Science
4 14 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) PKI
6 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Replication
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (89.55%) Windows
2 51 (76.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 51 (76.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (46.27%) Windows XP
4 30 (44.78%) Windows 7
5 28 (41.79%) AIX
6 25 (37.31%) Windows Server
6 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.27%) Change Management
1 31 (46.27%) Software Testing
2 30 (44.78%) Migration
3 28 (41.79%) Test Automation
4 25 (37.31%) Test Scripting
5 17 (25.37%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.96%) Database Mirroring
6 6 (8.96%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.46%) High Availability
7 5 (7.46%) Records Management
8 4 (5.97%) Workflow
9 1 (1.49%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.49%) Identity Management
9 1 (1.49%) ITIL
9 1 (1.49%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (1.49%) Presales
9 1 (1.49%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 40 (59.70%) SQL
2 35 (52.24%) PowerShell
3 11 (16.42%) C#
3 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.96%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.96%) VBScript
5 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (70.15%) Security Cleared
3 33 (49.25%) SC Cleared
4 31 (46.27%) MCSA
5 30 (44.78%) MCTS
6 28 (41.79%) ISTQB
6 28 (41.79%) MCITP
7 21 (31.34%) Degree
8 6 (8.96%) MCSD
9 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 56 (83.58%) Active Directory
2 28 (41.79%) Hyper-V
3 27 (40.30%) VMware ESX
4 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.99%) Brightmail
6 1 (1.49%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.49%) UAG
6 1 (1.49%) vCloud
6 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (41.79%) HP Quality Center
1 28 (41.79%) McAfee ePO
1 28 (41.79%) Netcool
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Clustering
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 57 (85.07%) Microsoft
2 35 (52.24%) VMware
3 34 (50.75%) Citrix
4 30 (44.78%) Veritas
5 28 (41.79%) Intel Security
6 16 (23.88%) IronPort
7 13 (19.40%) HP
8 4 (5.97%) Nintex
9 1 (1.49%) CA
9 1 (1.49%) Opsware