Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 131 130
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1 -8
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.089% 0.29% 0.097%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 2.88% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Edinburgh median daily rate - £245 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -34.67% +47.06%
Scotland median daily rate £338 £311 £325
% change year-on-year +8.43% -4.23% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £43.00 £29.09
% change year-on-year - +47.84% -82.37%

MCSE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Academic & Professional Certification
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 271 278 276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 12.04% 9.94% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 135 152
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% -
10th Percentile £206 £236 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £474
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £344
% change year-on-year +10.29% -1.09% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.48% +14.29% +79.49%
Scotland median hourly rate £33.50 £37.75 £27.44
% change year-on-year -11.26% +37.57% +52.44%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Edinburgh

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MCSE in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Edinburgh

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ISMS
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft