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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 24 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing MCSE 49 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 12.86% 7.55% 3.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.46% 10.96% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 3
Median daily rate £313 £450 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.44% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £340 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £451 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +39.03%
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
317 73 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 83.20% 68.87% 88.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 52 64
Median daily rate £321 £345 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.95% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -3 49 £313 -30.44%
MCSE
Scotland

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 68 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (89.71%) Microsoft
3 60 (88.24%) Windows
4 57 (83.82%) Active Directory
5 53 (77.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (77.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (70.59%) Security Cleared
7 42 (61.76%) SQL
8 39 (57.35%) VMware
9 37 (54.41%) Citrix
10 36 (52.94%) Clustering
11 34 (50.00%) Change Management
11 34 (50.00%) WinRunner
11 34 (50.00%) TestDirector
11 34 (50.00%) HP UFT
11 34 (50.00%) Veritas
11 34 (50.00%) Windows XP
11 34 (50.00%) MCSA
11 34 (50.00%) SC Cleared
11 34 (50.00%) Test Automation
11 34 (50.00%) Windows 7
11 34 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
11 34 (50.00%) Software Testing
11 34 (50.00%) MCTS
12 33 (48.53%) Hyper-V
12 33 (48.53%) VMware ESX
13 32 (47.06%) Netcool
13 32 (47.06%) Intel Security
13 32 (47.06%) AIX
13 32 (47.06%) McAfee ePO

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 27 (39.71%) SharePoint
2 18 (26.47%) OpenStack
3 15 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
3 15 (22.06%) Skype for Business
4 14 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (17.65%) Office Communications Server
6 11 (16.18%) IIS
7 5 (7.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (7.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (7.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (27.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (30.88%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) HP Helion
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.59%) Skype
2 8 (11.76%) DNS
3 5 (7.35%) SSL
3 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.94%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.94%) LDAP
4 2 (2.94%) X.500
5 1 (1.47%) DHCP
5 1 (1.47%) NAS
5 1 (1.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 34 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 34 (50.00%) WinRunner
2 10 (14.71%) Visual Studio
3 9 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Analyst
2 23 (33.82%) Test Analyst
3 20 (29.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 20 (29.41%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) SharePoint Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Messaging Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Tester
6 4 (5.88%) Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Tester
6 4 (5.88%) Messaging Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Engineering Specialist
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) SharePoint Specialist
7 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Test Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.18%) .NET
2 10 (14.71%) XML
3 5 (7.35%) CSS
3 5 (7.35%) jQuery
3 5 (7.35%) XSLT
4 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (52.94%) Clustering
2 30 (44.12%) PDA
3 20 (29.41%) Computer Science
4 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) PKI
6 2 (2.94%) Replication
7 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (88.24%) Windows
2 53 (77.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 53 (77.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 34 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 32 (47.06%) AIX
5 24 (35.29%) Windows Server
6 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) Change Management
1 34 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 34 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 29 (42.65%) Test Scripting
3 27 (39.71%) Migration
4 15 (22.06%) Load Balancing
5 6 (8.82%) Records Management
6 5 (7.35%) High Availability
7 4 (5.88%) Database Mirroring
7 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.88%) Workflow
8 2 (2.94%) ITIL
9 1 (1.47%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.47%) Identity Management
9 1 (1.47%) ITSM
9 1 (1.47%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.47%) Project Management
9 1 (1.47%) Service Management
9 1 (1.47%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 42 (61.76%) SQL
2 30 (44.12%) PowerShell
3 10 (14.71%) C#
3 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.88%) VBScript
5 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 68 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (70.59%) Security Cleared
3 34 (50.00%) MCSA
3 34 (50.00%) MCTS
3 34 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 32 (47.06%) MCITP
5 29 (42.65%) ISTQB
6 20 (29.41%) Degree
7 6 (8.82%) MCSD
8 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 57 (83.82%) Active Directory
2 33 (48.53%) Hyper-V
2 33 (48.53%) VMware ESX
3 13 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.47%) Brightmail
4 1 (1.47%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.47%) UAG
4 1 (1.47%) vCloud
4 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 32 (47.06%) McAfee ePO
2 32 (47.06%) Netcool
3 2 (2.94%) SCCM
4 1 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.47%) OpenView
4 1 (1.47%) SCOM
4 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 61 (89.71%) Microsoft
2 39 (57.35%) VMware
3 37 (54.41%) Citrix
4 34 (50.00%) Veritas
5 32 (47.06%) Intel Security
6 14 (20.59%) IronPort
7 13 (19.12%) HP
8 4 (5.88%) Nintex
9 1 (1.47%) CA
9 1 (1.47%) Opsware