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 28 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 19 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing MCSE 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 6.00% 3.42% 4.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.79% 3.88% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
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£450 £379 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.89% +2.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £15.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+36.82% -17.10%
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
77 103 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 77.00% 88.03% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 78 57
Average daily rate £345 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £245 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £379 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +4 6 £450 +18.89%
MCSE
Scotland

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE.

1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) Change Management
4 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
4 7 (53.85%) Clustering
4 7 (53.85%) Citrix
4 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
4 7 (53.85%) MCTS
4 7 (53.85%) MCITP
4 7 (53.85%) PDA
4 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
4 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
4 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 7 (53.85%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (53.85%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (53.85%) AIX
4 7 (53.85%) MCSA
4 7 (53.85%) WinRunner
4 7 (53.85%) TestDirector
4 7 (53.85%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (53.85%) Veritas
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (53.85%) Netcool
4 7 (53.85%) Windows XP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) X.500
1 2 (15.38%) Kerberos
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) EDRMS
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) WinRunner
1 7 (53.85%) TestDirector
1 7 (53.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Clustering
1 7 (53.85%) PDA
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) Replication
4 2 (15.38%) PKI
4 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
2 7 (53.85%) AIX
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Change Management
2 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Content Management
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 2 (15.38%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (53.85%) MCTS
2 7 (53.85%) MCITP
2 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 7 (53.85%) MCSA
3 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) MCP
5 2 (15.38%) MCSD
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
1 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (53.85%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (53.85%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix
2 7 (53.85%) Veritas
2 7 (53.85%) McAfee
3 3 (23.08%) HP