Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 79 74
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 +20
Contract jobs citing MCSE 3 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.23% 0.62% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.57% 3.35% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 12
Glasgow median daily rate £275 £290 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.17% +22.11% +2.15%
10th Percentile £263 £173 £102
90th Percentile £288 £400 £345
Scotland median daily rate £335 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +11.67% - -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.63 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -14.58% +42.86% +33.16%

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 191 209 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.71% 18.61% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 118 138
Glasgow median daily rate £353 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.17% +6.15% -7.14%
10th Percentile £231 £218 £159
90th Percentile £466 £447 £470
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +6.62% - -2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 9
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +36.66% +59.07%
10th Percentile £15.39 £33.10 £12.75
90th Percentile £32.16 £41.90 £54.75
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £38.50 £27.44
% change year-on-year -27.27% +40.31% +50.36%

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 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 18 November 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Records Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Nintex
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS

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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Records Management
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Nintex
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) VMware