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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Renfrewshire / Erskine
Rank 12 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 12.90% 9.93% 9.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.81% 12.10% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
Median daily rate £273 £310 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.09% -13.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £295 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £330 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £316 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.01% -2.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.88 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.69% +2.85%

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
27 124 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 87.10% 82.12% 80.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 108 63
Median daily rate £315 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 45 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (97.78%) Active Directory
3 42 (93.33%) Windows
4 40 (88.89%) Microsoft
5 38 (84.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (82.22%) SharePoint
7 36 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (75.56%) Office 365
9 32 (71.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (57.78%) Windows Server
11 24 (53.33%) PowerShell
12 22 (48.89%) Security Cleared
13 21 (46.67%) Degree
13 21 (46.67%) Computer Science
14 20 (44.44%) Load Balancing
14 20 (44.44%) Migration
14 20 (44.44%) MS Exchange
14 20 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
14 20 (44.44%) Skype for Business
14 20 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
15 18 (40.00%) Windows 7
15 18 (40.00%) Skype
15 18 (40.00%) Windows XP
15 18 (40.00%) MCSA
15 18 (40.00%) MS Excel
15 18 (40.00%) SC Cleared
16 17 (37.78%) OpenStack
17 16 (35.56%) HP
18 14 (31.11%) MCTS
18 14 (31.11%) MCITP

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 37 (82.22%) SharePoint
2 20 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 20 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 20 (44.44%) Skype for Business
3 17 (37.78%) OpenStack
4 12 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (17.78%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (8.89%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (28.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (75.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) Skype
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) DHCP
3 2 (4.44%) Internet
3 2 (4.44%) Intranet
4 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.22%) LDAP
4 1 (2.22%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Messaging Specialist
2 11 (24.44%) Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Test Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Lync Specialist
4 8 (17.78%) Office 365 Specialist
5 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) Mobility Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Management Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Mobility Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) 2nd Line Support Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Hardware Tester
8 1 (2.22%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
1 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 13 (28.89%) Clustering
3 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (93.33%) Windows
2 38 (84.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (71.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (57.78%) Windows Server
6 18 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 18 (40.00%) Windows XP
7 13 (28.89%) AIX
7 13 (28.89%) Windows 10
8 4 (8.89%) Android
8 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
8 4 (8.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Load Balancing
1 20 (44.44%) Migration
2 13 (28.89%) Change Management
2 13 (28.89%) Server Virtualisation
2 13 (28.89%) Software Testing
3 11 (24.44%) Test Scripting
4 10 (22.22%) Smoke Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Application Packaging
6 2 (4.44%) Change Control
6 2 (4.44%) Project Management
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) PowerShell
2 13 (28.89%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (48.89%) Security Cleared
3 21 (46.67%) Degree
4 18 (40.00%) MCSA
4 18 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 14 (31.11%) MCITP
5 14 (31.11%) MCTS
6 13 (28.89%) ISTQB
7 5 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 44 (97.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) McAfee ePO
1 13 (28.89%) Netcool
2 4 (8.89%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 40 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (35.56%) HP
3 13 (28.89%) Citrix
3 13 (28.89%) Intel Security
3 13 (28.89%) Veritas
4 10 (22.22%) IronPort