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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 19 13 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing MCSE 35 30 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 16.99% 17.44% 5.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.66% 23.08% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 6
Median daily rate £295 £309 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% -12.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £242 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £339 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.33 £18.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -6.49%
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 Renfrewshire region.

Qualifications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
178 130 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 86.41% 75.58% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 104 101
Median daily rate £328 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £410 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 35 £295 -4.83%
MCSE
Scotland

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 51 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (98.04%) Active Directory
3 48 (94.12%) Windows
4 45 (88.24%) Microsoft
5 43 (84.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (80.39%) SharePoint
7 40 (78.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (74.51%) Office 365
9 36 (70.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (56.86%) Windows Server
11 26 (50.98%) PowerShell
12 25 (49.02%) Security Cleared
13 22 (43.14%) Exchange Server 2013
13 22 (43.14%) Skype for Business
13 22 (43.14%) Exchange Server 2010
13 22 (43.14%) Windows XP
13 22 (43.14%) MS Exchange
13 22 (43.14%) MCSA
13 22 (43.14%) Migration
13 22 (43.14%) Load Balancing
14 21 (41.18%) Computer Science
14 21 (41.18%) Degree
14 21 (41.18%) Windows 7
15 20 (39.22%) SC Cleared
16 19 (37.25%) OpenStack
17 18 (35.29%) Skype
17 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
17 18 (35.29%) HP
18 17 (33.33%) ISTQB
18 17 (33.33%) Software Testing

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 41 (80.39%) SharePoint
2 22 (43.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (43.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 22 (43.14%) MS Exchange
2 22 (43.14%) Skype for Business
3 19 (37.25%) OpenStack
4 14 (27.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (15.69%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (7.84%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 14 (27.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (74.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (35.29%) Skype
2 3 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) DHCP
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
3 2 (3.92%) Intranet
4 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.96%) LDAP
4 1 (1.96%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.96%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.96%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Analyst
1 14 (27.45%) Test Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Messaging Specialist
3 10 (19.61%) Lync Specialist
4 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Office 365 Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.88%) Mobility Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Tester
6 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Management Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Mobility Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Desktop Support
7 1 (1.96%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) .NET
1 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 16 (31.37%) Clustering
3 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) PDA
5 1 (1.96%) PKI
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (94.12%) Windows
2 43 (84.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 40 (78.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (70.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (56.86%) Windows Server
6 22 (43.14%) Windows XP
7 21 (41.18%) Windows 7
8 16 (31.37%) AIX
9 15 (29.41%) Windows 10
10 4 (7.84%) Android
10 4 (7.84%) Apple iOS
10 4 (7.84%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Load Balancing
1 22 (43.14%) Migration
2 17 (33.33%) Change Management
2 17 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 14 (27.45%) Server Virtualisation
4 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
5 12 (23.53%) Smoke Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Application Packaging
7 2 (3.92%) Change Control
7 2 (3.92%) Project Management
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL
8 1 (1.96%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) PowerShell
2 16 (31.37%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (49.02%) Security Cleared
3 22 (43.14%) MCSA
4 21 (41.18%) Degree
5 20 (39.22%) SC Cleared
6 17 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 17 (33.33%) MCITP
6 17 (33.33%) MCTS
7 5 (9.80%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 50 (98.04%) Active Directory
2 15 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.84%) Brightmail
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (31.37%) McAfee ePO
1 16 (31.37%) Netcool
2 4 (7.84%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 18 (35.29%) HP
3 16 (31.37%) Citrix
3 16 (31.37%) Intel Security
3 16 (31.37%) Veritas
4 12 (23.53%) IronPort
5 1 (1.96%) VMware