Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 95 81
Rank change year-on-year -7 -14 -4
Contract jobs citing MCSE 13 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.77% 0.23% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.02% 1.53% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £275 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -5.17% +16.00%
10th Percentile £135 £263 £173
90th Percentile £374 £288 £400
Scotland median daily rate £372 £335 £300
% change year-on-year +10.90% +11.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £129.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £129.00 £25.63 £30.00
% change year-on-year +403.41% -14.58% +42.86%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Glasgow
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 323 196 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.12% 14.98% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 100 118
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.45% +4.55%
10th Percentile £200 £234 £218
90th Percentile £538 £464 £447
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +7.59% +6.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.00% -33.33% +36.66%
10th Percentile £14.60 £15.39 £33.10
90th Percentile £38.71 £32.16 £41.90
Scotland median hourly rate £26.00 £28.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% -27.27% +40.31%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Glasgow

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Glasgow

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCSE in Glasgow

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
3 9 (69.23%) Office 365
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (61.54%) Citrix
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
6 6 (46.15%) MCSA
6 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
7 5 (38.46%) SCCM
7 5 (38.46%) Public Cloud
8 4 (30.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
8 4 (30.77%) VCP4
8 4 (30.77%) VCAP
8 4 (30.77%) MCITP
8 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
8 4 (30.77%) Degree
8 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
8 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
8 4 (30.77%) VMware
8 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (30.77%) VPN
8 4 (30.77%) CCA
8 4 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (30.77%) CCEA

MCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) Office 365
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (30.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (15.38%) OneDrive
5 2 (15.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) Internet
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
3 2 (15.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Hudson
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Desktop Support
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Public Cloud
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
4 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
4 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
2 3 (23.08%) Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
2 3 (23.08%) Presales
2 3 (23.08%) Server Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (15.38%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Storage Management
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) Records Management
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (46.15%) MCSA
3 4 (30.77%) CCA
3 4 (30.77%) CCEA
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) MCITP
3 4 (30.77%) VCAP
3 4 (30.77%) VCP4
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (23.08%) ACDT
4 3 (23.08%) ACHDS
4 3 (23.08%) ACTC
4 3 (23.08%) MCDST
4 3 (23.08%) MCP
4 3 (23.08%) MCSM
4 3 (23.08%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Citrix
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Apple
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) iManage
5 1 (7.69%) Ivanti
5 1 (7.69%) Nintex
5 1 (7.69%) Twitter