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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 56 64 71
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing MCSE 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.50% 0.80% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.78% 5.22% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £183 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.74% -45.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £360 £305
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.50 £18.97
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -2.45%
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
108 134 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.06% 15.35% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 64 63
Median daily rate £325 £300 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +178.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
5 6 (50.00%) Office 365
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (41.67%) Migration
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) Clustering
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 4 (33.33%) Citrix
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (25.00%) IIS
8 3 (25.00%) .NET
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
8 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (16.67%) Database Mirroring

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 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) StarTeam
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) DBA
1 2 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
1 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) AIX
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Records Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) MCITP
3 2 (16.67%) MCSA
3 2 (16.67%) MCSD
3 2 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 2 (16.67%) IronPort
3 2 (16.67%) Veritas
4 1 (8.33%) Nintex
4 1 (8.33%) VMware