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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 20 27 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing MCSE 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 3.53% 4.51% 5.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 5.22% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Average daily rate
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£435 £361 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.41% -2.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.66% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -9.52%
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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
63 115 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 74.12% 86.47% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 104 13
Average daily rate £345 £345 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £258 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £56.44 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 3 September 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) PKI
5 4 (44.44%) Change Management
5 4 (44.44%) Identity Management
5 4 (44.44%) Replication
5 4 (44.44%) LDAP
5 4 (44.44%) X.500
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) Kerberos
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) Clustering
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LDAP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) X.500
2 3 (33.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) EDRMS
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (22.22%) WinRunner
1 2 (22.22%) TestDirector
1 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Senior DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL Server DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Replication
1 4 (44.44%) PKI
2 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) PDA
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Identity Management
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) MCSD
4 2 (22.22%) MCSA
4 2 (22.22%) MCTS
4 2 (22.22%) MCITP
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Netcool
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Veritas
3 2 (22.22%) McAfee
3 2 (22.22%) HP