The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 51 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.71% 0.81% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 3.50% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £200 £100 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -54.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £316
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
80 143 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.23% 23.14% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 58 91
Median daily rate £340 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £100 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Median hourly rate £15.89 £33.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.84% +109.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCSE across the Glasgow region.

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Glasgow region.

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) MCSA
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) Firewall
6 4 (40.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) Citrix
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (30.00%) DNS
7 3 (30.00%) SAN
7 3 (30.00%) Veritas
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (30.00%) DHCP
7 3 (30.00%) Clustering
7 3 (30.00%) Change Management
7 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (20.00%) Veeam
8 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
8 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Tester
2 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Change Management
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) MCSA
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) MCITP
3 2 (20.00%) MCTS
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (20.00%) Netcool
1 2 (20.00%) SnapMirror
1 2 (20.00%) WSUS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Veritas
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (20.00%) Veeam
4 2 (20.00%) WatchGuard
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat