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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 53 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing MCSE 5 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.81% 1.29% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.47% 6.71% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £99 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.77 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
MCSE
Scotland

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
144 149 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.34% 19.28% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 88 51
Average daily rate £338 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 £15.77 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.25% +16.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (96.30%) Microsoft
3 22 (81.48%) Windows
4 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
5 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
6 14 (51.85%) Windows 7
7 11 (40.74%) Citrix
8 10 (37.04%) MCSA
8 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (37.04%) SQL
8 10 (37.04%) Change Management
8 10 (37.04%) VMware
8 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (37.04%) MCTS
8 10 (37.04%) MCITP
9 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
9 9 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 9 (33.33%) Windows XP
9 9 (33.33%) WinRunner
9 9 (33.33%) TestDirector
9 9 (33.33%) HP UFT
10 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
11 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
11 7 (25.93%) PDA
11 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
11 7 (25.93%) Service Management
12 6 (22.22%) Blackberry
12 6 (22.22%) Migration
12 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
1 3 (11.11%) Kerberos
1 3 (11.11%) LDAP
1 3 (11.11%) X.500
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 9 (33.33%) TestDirector
1 9 (33.33%) WinRunner
2 2 (7.41%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Front Office
1 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Test Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Messaging Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Migration Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) PDA
2 6 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 5 (18.52%) Clustering
4 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (14.81%) NHS
5 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (11.11%) PKI
5 3 (11.11%) Replication
6 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
6 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows 7
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
6 5 (18.52%) AIX
7 2 (7.41%) Linux
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.70%) Debian
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Change Management
2 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (25.93%) Service Management
3 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
4 6 (22.22%) ITIL
4 6 (22.22%) Migration
5 5 (18.52%) ITSM
6 3 (11.11%) Application Packaging
6 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Six Sigma
7 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Management
8 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.70%) High Availability
8 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
8 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) MCITP
3 10 (37.04%) MCSA
3 10 (37.04%) MCTS
4 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
5 6 (22.22%) Degree
6 5 (18.52%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
7 4 (14.81%) MCP
8 1 (3.70%) CCNA
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (18.52%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (18.52%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (18.52%) Netcool
2 5 (18.52%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) Citrix
3 10 (37.04%) VMware
4 5 (18.52%) Intel Security
4 5 (18.52%) Veritas
5 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
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