The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Renfrewshire / Erskine
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 29 24
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5  
Contract jobs citing MCSE 3 37 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 11.11% 8.39% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 10.88% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 1
Median daily rate £254 £314 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.18% -11.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £321 £325
% change year-on-year +1.24% -1.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.33 £21.55
% change year-on-year -22.64% -1.02%  

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 Erskine.

Academic & Professional Certification
Erskine
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21 340 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 77.78% 77.10% 88.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 230 51
Median daily rate £315 £325 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -5.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £440 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 32 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine citing MCSE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Erskine

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Erskine

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Erskine region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Netcool
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) StarTeam
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 3 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (100.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas