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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 19 12 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing MCSE 41 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 16.60% 15.49% 4.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.52% 20.00% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 6
Median daily rate £320 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £308 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £426 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £345 £322
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £21.28 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.11% +11.97%
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
210 55 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 85.02% 77.46% 88.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 46 114
Median daily rate £325 £330 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 26 September 2016.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 78 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (91.03%) Active Directory
3 68 (87.18%) Windows
4 64 (82.05%) Microsoft
5 53 (67.95%) SharePoint
6 52 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (64.10%) PowerShell
8 48 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 44 (56.41%) Office 365
9 44 (56.41%) Security Cleared
10 42 (53.85%) Windows Server
11 41 (52.56%) Migration
12 34 (43.59%) Degree
12 34 (43.59%) Computer Science
13 33 (42.31%) OpenStack
14 32 (41.03%) Skype for Business
14 32 (41.03%) Exchange Server 2010
14 32 (41.03%) SC Cleared
14 32 (41.03%) Load Balancing
14 32 (41.03%) MS Exchange
14 32 (41.03%) Exchange Server 2013
15 31 (39.74%) MS Excel
16 29 (37.18%) SQL
17 27 (34.62%) HP
17 27 (34.62%) Skype
18 24 (30.77%) MCSA
18 24 (30.77%) Windows XP
18 24 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
19 23 (29.49%) Windows 7

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 53 (67.95%) SharePoint
2 33 (42.31%) OpenStack
3 32 (41.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (41.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 32 (41.03%) MS Exchange
3 32 (41.03%) Skype for Business
4 24 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (24.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (19.23%) Office Communications Server
7 11 (14.10%) IIS
8 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (39.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 44 (56.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) HP Helion
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.62%) Skype
2 11 (14.10%) DNS
3 6 (7.69%) SSL
3 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.85%) DHCP
5 2 (2.56%) Internet
5 2 (2.56%) Intranet
5 2 (2.56%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.56%) LDAP
5 2 (2.56%) X.500
6 1 (1.28%) NAS
6 1 (1.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) HP UFT
1 9 (11.54%) StarTeam
1 9 (11.54%) TestDirector
1 9 (11.54%) WinRunner
2 7 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (17.95%) Analyst
1 14 (17.95%) Test Analyst
2 13 (16.67%) Messaging Specialist
3 10 (12.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 10 (12.82%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 10 (12.82%) Lync Specialist
4 8 (10.26%) Office 365 Specialist
5 7 (8.97%) SharePoint Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Messaging Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Specialist
7 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.85%) Engineering Specialist
7 3 (3.85%) Mobility Specialist
7 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Tester
7 3 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) Mobility Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) .NET
2 7 (8.97%) XML
3 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.28%) CSS
4 1 (1.28%) jQuery
4 1 (1.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (43.59%) Computer Science
2 23 (29.49%) Clustering
3 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.26%) PDA
5 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.85%) PKI
7 2 (2.56%) Replication
8 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 68 (87.18%) Windows
2 52 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 48 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (53.85%) Windows Server
5 24 (30.77%) Windows XP
6 23 (29.49%) Windows 7
7 17 (21.79%) AIX
8 10 (12.82%) Windows 10
9 4 (5.13%) Android
9 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
9 4 (5.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (52.56%) Migration
2 32 (41.03%) Load Balancing
3 20 (25.64%) Change Management
3 20 (25.64%) Software Testing
4 14 (17.95%) Smoke Testing
4 14 (17.95%) Test Scripting
5 9 (11.54%) Server Virtualisation
5 9 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 6 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
6 6 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.13%) Application Packaging
8 2 (2.56%) Change Control
8 2 (2.56%) High Availability
8 2 (2.56%) ITIL
8 2 (2.56%) Project Management
8 2 (2.56%) Records Management
9 1 (1.28%) Identity Management
9 1 (1.28%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (1.28%) Presales
9 1 (1.28%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 50 (64.10%) PowerShell
2 29 (37.18%) SQL
3 7 (8.97%) C#
3 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 6 (7.69%) VBScript
5 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 78 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (56.41%) Security Cleared
3 34 (43.59%) Degree
4 32 (41.03%) SC Cleared
5 24 (30.77%) MCSA
6 19 (24.36%) MCTS
7 18 (23.08%) ISTQB
7 18 (23.08%) MCITP
8 6 (7.69%) MCSD
9 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 71 (91.03%) Active Directory
2 18 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 9 (11.54%) VMware ESX
4 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.41%) Brightmail
6 1 (1.28%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.28%) UAG
6 1 (1.28%) vCloud
6 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (21.79%) McAfee ePO
1 17 (21.79%) Netcool
2 9 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (5.13%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.28%) OpenView
5 1 (1.28%) SCCM
5 1 (1.28%) SCOM
5 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 64 (82.05%) Microsoft
2 27 (34.62%) HP
3 23 (29.49%) Citrix
4 21 (26.92%) IronPort
5 18 (23.08%) Veritas
6 17 (21.79%) Intel Security
7 16 (20.51%) VMware
8 1 (1.28%) CA
8 1 (1.28%) Nintex
8 1 (1.28%) Opsware