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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 55 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing MCSE 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.39% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 1.23% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £310 - £135
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £269
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +36.82%
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
153 163 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.57% 18.65% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 72 61
Median daily rate £365 £350 £322
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 6
Median hourly rate - £33.85 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +114.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
4 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
5 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
6 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (42.86%) SQL
8 5 (35.71%) Migration
8 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
9 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (28.57%) Degree
9 4 (28.57%) Office 365
9 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
9 4 (28.57%) Clustering
9 4 (28.57%) Citrix
9 4 (28.57%) Service Management
9 4 (28.57%) Change Management
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 4 (28.57%) ITIL
9 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
9 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
9 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
10 3 (21.43%) MCP
10 3 (21.43%) IIS
10 3 (21.43%) .NET
10 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
10 3 (21.43%) VMware

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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
2 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Skype
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) TestDirector
2 2 (14.29%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
1 3 (21.43%) Front Office
1 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) AIX
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Records Management
5 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) MCP
5 2 (14.29%) MCITP
5 2 (14.29%) MCSA
5 2 (14.29%) MCSD
5 2 (14.29%) MCTS
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (14.29%) Netcool
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
4 2 (14.29%) IronPort
4 2 (14.29%) Veritas
5 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
5 1 (7.14%) FactSet
5 1 (7.14%) Fidessa
5 1 (7.14%) Nintex
5 1 (7.14%) Reuters