The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 17 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing MCSE 4 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 7.41% 12.33% 6.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 15.38% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 7
Median daily rate £278 £306 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £299 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £309 £316
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +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 Renfrewshire region.

Qualifications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
40 117 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 74.07% 80.14% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 85 61
Median daily rate £319 £385 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.20% +7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £282 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £439 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +4 3 £275 -10.20%
Renfrew - 1 £340 -
MCSE
Scotland

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 43 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (95.35%) Active Directory
3 39 (90.70%) Windows
4 38 (88.37%) Microsoft
5 35 (81.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (81.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (79.07%) SharePoint
7 31 (72.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (72.09%) Office 365
8 24 (55.81%) Windows Server
9 23 (53.49%) PowerShell
10 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
11 21 (48.84%) Degree
11 21 (48.84%) Computer Science
12 19 (44.19%) Skype for Business
12 19 (44.19%) Skype
13 18 (41.86%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (41.86%) Exchange Server 2013
13 18 (41.86%) Load Balancing
13 18 (41.86%) SC Cleared
13 18 (41.86%) Migration
13 18 (41.86%) MS Exchange
13 18 (41.86%) MS Excel
14 17 (39.53%) MCSA
14 17 (39.53%) Windows XP
14 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
14 17 (39.53%) OpenStack
15 16 (37.21%) HP
16 14 (32.56%) MCITP
17 13 (30.23%) MCTS

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 34 (79.07%) SharePoint
2 19 (44.19%) Skype for Business
3 18 (41.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (41.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (41.86%) MS Exchange
4 17 (39.53%) OpenStack
5 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (18.60%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (9.30%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (41.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (27.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (72.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (44.19%) Skype
2 3 (6.98%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) DHCP
3 2 (4.65%) Internet
3 2 (4.65%) Intranet
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.33%) LDAP
4 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.33%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Analyst
1 10 (23.26%) Lync Specialist
1 10 (23.26%) Messaging Specialist
1 10 (23.26%) Test Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Office 365 Specialist
3 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.98%) Mobility Specialist
4 3 (6.98%) Tester
5 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Management Specialist
5 2 (4.65%) Mobility Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (2.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Management Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) IT Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Lync Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
1 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (48.84%) Computer Science
2 13 (30.23%) Clustering
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (90.70%) Windows
2 35 (81.40%) Windows Server 2008
2 35 (81.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (72.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (55.81%) Windows Server
5 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
5 17 (39.53%) Windows XP
6 12 (27.91%) AIX
6 12 (27.91%) Windows 10
7 4 (9.30%) Android
7 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
7 4 (9.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Load Balancing
1 18 (41.86%) Migration
2 13 (30.23%) Server Virtualisation
3 12 (27.91%) Change Management
3 12 (27.91%) Software Testing
4 10 (23.26%) Test Scripting
5 9 (20.93%) Smoke Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Application Packaging
7 2 (4.65%) Change Control
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) PowerShell
2 13 (30.23%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
3 21 (48.84%) Degree
4 18 (41.86%) SC Cleared
5 17 (39.53%) MCSA
6 14 (32.56%) MCITP
7 13 (30.23%) MCTS
8 12 (27.91%) ISTQB
9 5 (11.63%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 41 (95.35%) Active Directory
2 13 (30.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) McAfee ePO
1 12 (27.91%) Netcool
2 4 (9.30%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (88.37%) Microsoft
2 16 (37.21%) HP
3 13 (30.23%) Citrix
4 12 (27.91%) Intel Security
4 12 (27.91%) Veritas
5 8 (18.60%) IronPort