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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 6.90% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 9.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£358 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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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
83 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 71.55% 70.49% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 34 32
Average daily rate £350 £355 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £321 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (81.25%) Citrix
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) Change Management
4 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 11 (68.75%) SQL
5 10 (62.50%) Windows
5 10 (62.50%) AIX
5 10 (62.50%) MCSA
5 10 (62.50%) Windows XP
5 10 (62.50%) WinRunner
5 10 (62.50%) TestDirector
5 10 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (62.50%) Veritas
5 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (62.50%) Netcool
5 10 (62.50%) McAfee
5 10 (62.50%) VMware ESX
5 10 (62.50%) Clustering
5 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
5 10 (62.50%) MCTS
5 10 (62.50%) MCITP
5 10 (62.50%) PDA
5 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (62.50%) Hyper-V
5 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
5 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
5 10 (62.50%) HP Quality Center

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) WinRunner
1 10 (62.50%) TestDirector
1 10 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Clustering
1 10 (62.50%) PDA
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
1 10 (62.50%) AIX
1 10 (62.50%) Windows XP
1 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Change Management
2 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (62.50%) MCTS
3 10 (62.50%) MCITP
3 10 (62.50%) MCSA
4 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (6.25%) VCAP
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) VMware ESX
1 10 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Netcool
1 10 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (62.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Citrix
1 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Veritas
3 10 (62.50%) McAfee
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) PlateSpin