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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 24 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 4.93% 3.85% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.51% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-9.60% +27.27%
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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
127 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 89.44% 84.62% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 18 4
Average daily rate £345 £355 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% -7.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
3 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (60.00%) Clustering
3 6 (60.00%) Change Management
3 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (60.00%) MCTS
3 6 (60.00%) MCITP
3 6 (60.00%) PDA
3 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (60.00%) WinRunner
3 6 (60.00%) TestDirector
3 6 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (60.00%) Veritas
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) AIX
3 6 (60.00%) MCSA
3 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) WinRunner
1 6 (60.00%) TestDirector
1 6 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Clustering
1 6 (60.00%) PDA
2 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) AIX
1 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (60.00%) Change Management
1 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) MCTS
3 6 (60.00%) MCITP
3 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (60.00%) MCSA
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (20.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (60.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (60.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) Veritas
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) McAfee
3 5 (50.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) PlateSpin