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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 20 14 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing MCSE 41 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 16.21% 13.27% 4.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.98% 23.08% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 6
Median daily rate £315 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £300 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £420 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.28 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +11.97%
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
216 65 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 85.38% 57.52% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 50 115
Median daily rate £325 £325 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £280 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £50.00 £165.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% -69.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -6 41 £315 -3.07%
MCSE
Scotland

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 77 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 67 (87.01%) Windows
4 64 (83.12%) Microsoft
5 53 (68.83%) SharePoint
6 51 (66.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (63.64%) PowerShell
8 48 (62.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 47 (61.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 44 (57.14%) Office 365
11 43 (55.84%) Security Cleared
12 41 (53.25%) Windows Server
13 40 (51.95%) Migration
14 34 (44.16%) Degree
14 34 (44.16%) Computer Science
15 33 (42.86%) OpenStack
16 32 (41.56%) SC Cleared
17 31 (40.26%) Load Balancing
17 31 (40.26%) Skype for Business
17 31 (40.26%) Exchange Server 2010
17 31 (40.26%) MS Excel
17 31 (40.26%) MS Exchange
17 31 (40.26%) Exchange Server 2013
18 29 (37.66%) SQL
19 27 (35.06%) HP
20 26 (33.77%) Skype
21 24 (31.17%) MCSA
21 24 (31.17%) Windows XP
22 23 (29.87%) Citrix
22 23 (29.87%) Clustering

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 53 (68.83%) SharePoint
2 33 (42.86%) OpenStack
3 31 (40.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (40.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 31 (40.26%) MS Exchange
3 31 (40.26%) Skype for Business
4 23 (29.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (23.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (19.48%) Office Communications Server
7 11 (14.29%) IIS
8 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (40.26%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 44 (57.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) HP Helion
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (33.77%) Skype
2 11 (14.29%) DNS
3 6 (7.79%) SSL
3 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.90%) DHCP
5 2 (2.60%) Internet
5 2 (2.60%) Intranet
5 2 (2.60%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.60%) LDAP
5 2 (2.60%) X.500
6 1 (1.30%) NAS
6 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) StarTeam
2 8 (10.39%) HP UFT
2 8 (10.39%) TestDirector
2 8 (10.39%) WinRunner
3 7 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Analyst
1 14 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 13 (16.88%) Messaging Specialist
3 10 (12.99%) Lync Specialist
4 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) Office 365 Specialist
6 7 (9.09%) SharePoint Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Specialist
8 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.90%) Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Engineering Specialist
8 3 (3.90%) Messaging Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Mobility Specialist
8 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Tester
8 3 (3.90%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) .NET
2 7 (9.09%) XML
3 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.30%) CSS
4 1 (1.30%) jQuery
4 1 (1.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (44.16%) Computer Science
2 23 (29.87%) Clustering
3 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (9.09%) PDA
5 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.19%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.90%) PKI
7 2 (2.60%) Replication
8 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (87.01%) Windows
2 51 (66.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (62.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (61.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (53.25%) Windows Server
6 24 (31.17%) Windows XP
7 23 (29.87%) Windows 7
8 17 (22.08%) AIX
9 11 (14.29%) Windows 10
10 4 (5.19%) Android
10 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
10 4 (5.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.95%) Migration
2 31 (40.26%) Load Balancing
3 20 (25.97%) Change Management
3 20 (25.97%) Software Testing
4 14 (18.18%) Smoke Testing
4 14 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 10 (12.99%) Server Virtualisation
6 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
7 6 (7.79%) Database Mirroring
7 6 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.19%) Application Packaging
9 2 (2.60%) Change Control
9 2 (2.60%) High Availability
9 2 (2.60%) ITIL
9 2 (2.60%) Project Management
9 2 (2.60%) Records Management
10 1 (1.30%) Identity Management
10 1 (1.30%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (1.30%) Presales
10 1 (1.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 29 (37.66%) SQL
3 7 (9.09%) C#
3 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
4 6 (7.79%) VBScript
5 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (55.84%) Security Cleared
3 34 (44.16%) Degree
4 32 (41.56%) SC Cleared
5 24 (31.17%) MCSA
6 19 (24.68%) MCTS
7 18 (23.38%) ISTQB
7 18 (23.38%) MCITP
8 6 (7.79%) MCSD
9 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 70 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 18 (23.38%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.39%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.49%) Brightmail
4 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.30%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.30%) UAG
5 1 (1.30%) vCloud
5 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (22.08%) McAfee ePO
1 17 (22.08%) Netcool
2 8 (10.39%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (5.19%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.30%) OpenView
5 1 (1.30%) SCCM
5 1 (1.30%) SCOM
5 1 (1.30%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 64 (83.12%) Microsoft
2 27 (35.06%) HP
3 23 (29.87%) Citrix
4 20 (25.97%) IronPort
5 18 (23.38%) Veritas
6 17 (22.08%) Intel Security
7 15 (19.48%) VMware
8 1 (1.30%) CA
8 1 (1.30%) Nintex
8 1 (1.30%) Opsware