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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 20 15 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing MCSE 26 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 15.20% 18.42% 5.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.33% 22.22% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 5
Median daily rate £285 £310 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% -13.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £291 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £340 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.33 £18.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -6.49%
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
150 126 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 87.72% 82.89% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 101 99
Median daily rate £330 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £410 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

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 7 December 2016.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 51 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (98.04%) Active Directory
3 48 (94.12%) Windows
4 45 (88.24%) Microsoft
5 43 (84.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (80.39%) SharePoint
7 40 (78.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (74.51%) Office 365
9 36 (70.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (56.86%) Windows Server
11 26 (50.98%) PowerShell
12 25 (49.02%) Security Cleared
13 22 (43.14%) Exchange Server 2013
13 22 (43.14%) Skype for Business
13 22 (43.14%) Exchange Server 2010
13 22 (43.14%) Windows XP
13 22 (43.14%) MS Exchange
13 22 (43.14%) MCSA
13 22 (43.14%) Migration
13 22 (43.14%) Load Balancing
14 21 (41.18%) Computer Science
14 21 (41.18%) Degree
14 21 (41.18%) Windows 7
15 20 (39.22%) SC Cleared
16 19 (37.25%) OpenStack
17 18 (35.29%) Skype
17 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
17 18 (35.29%) HP
18 17 (33.33%) ISTQB
18 17 (33.33%) Software Testing

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 41 (80.39%) SharePoint
2 22 (43.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (43.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 22 (43.14%) MS Exchange
2 22 (43.14%) Skype for Business
3 19 (37.25%) OpenStack
4 14 (27.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (15.69%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (7.84%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 14 (27.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (74.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (35.29%) Skype
2 3 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) DHCP
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
3 2 (3.92%) Intranet
4 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.96%) LDAP
4 1 (1.96%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.96%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.96%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Analyst
1 14 (27.45%) Test Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Messaging Specialist
3 10 (19.61%) Lync Specialist
4 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Office 365 Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.88%) Mobility Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Tester
6 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Management Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Mobility Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Desktop Support
7 1 (1.96%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) .NET
1 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 16 (31.37%) Clustering
3 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) PDA
5 1 (1.96%) PKI
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (94.12%) Windows
2 43 (84.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 40 (78.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (70.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (56.86%) Windows Server
6 22 (43.14%) Windows XP
7 21 (41.18%) Windows 7
8 16 (31.37%) AIX
9 15 (29.41%) Windows 10
10 4 (7.84%) Android
10 4 (7.84%) Apple iOS
10 4 (7.84%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Load Balancing
1 22 (43.14%) Migration
2 17 (33.33%) Change Management
2 17 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 14 (27.45%) Server Virtualisation
4 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
5 12 (23.53%) Smoke Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Application Packaging
7 2 (3.92%) Change Control
7 2 (3.92%) Project Management
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL
8 1 (1.96%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) PowerShell
2 16 (31.37%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (49.02%) Security Cleared
3 22 (43.14%) MCSA
4 21 (41.18%) Degree
5 20 (39.22%) SC Cleared
6 17 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 17 (33.33%) MCITP
6 17 (33.33%) MCTS
7 5 (9.80%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 50 (98.04%) Active Directory
2 15 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.84%) Brightmail
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (31.37%) McAfee ePO
1 16 (31.37%) Netcool
2 4 (7.84%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 18 (35.29%) HP
3 16 (31.37%) Citrix
3 16 (31.37%) Intel Security
3 16 (31.37%) Veritas
4 12 (23.53%) IronPort
5 1 (1.96%) VMware