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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 58 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 10 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.41% 0.34% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.33% 1.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £290 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £325 £273
% change year-on-year
-1.38% +19.26%
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
158 161 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.25% 18.32% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 71 55
Median daily rate £350 £325 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £222 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £27.44 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.70% +89.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (75.00%) Windows
4 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
5 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
6 7 (43.75%) SQL
7 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
7 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
7 6 (37.50%) Office 365
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (31.25%) Change Management
8 5 (31.25%) Migration
8 5 (31.25%) Clustering
8 5 (31.25%) Citrix
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) ITIL
9 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 4 (25.00%) Service Management
9 4 (25.00%) Degree
10 3 (18.75%) Banking
10 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
10 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
10 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
10 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010

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 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
2 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Skype
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) StarTeam
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
3 1 (6.25%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Front Office
1 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) AIX
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Change Management
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Records Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) MCITP
4 3 (18.75%) MCP
4 3 (18.75%) MCSA
4 3 (18.75%) MCTS
5 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (12.50%) MCSD
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Brightmail
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (18.75%) Netcool
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) Intel Security
3 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
3 3 (18.75%) Veritas
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) IronPort
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg
5 1 (6.25%) FactSet
5 1 (6.25%) Fidessa
5 1 (6.25%) Nintex
5 1 (6.25%) Reuters