Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 100 93
Rank change year-on-year +22 -7 -19
Contract jobs citing MCSE 8 11 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.72% 0.75% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.56% 4.78% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Median daily rate £200 £232 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.61% -45.53% +112.50%
Scotland median daily rate £375 £338 £415
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.67% +49.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £129.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -86.43% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £73.00 -
% change year-on-year -76.03% - -

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 225 230 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 20.33% 15.60% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 155 158
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £192 £161 £200
90th Percentile £625 £645 £509
Scotland median daily rate £429 £425 £363
% change year-on-year +0.88% +17.24% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.53% -24.29% +46.17%
10th Percentile £14.93 £15.71 £19.94
90th Percentile £27.86 £43.57 £52.35
Median hourly rate £23.50 £26.89 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.59% +12.02% -37.66%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Glasgow

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MCSE in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for MCSE in Glasgow

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MCSE in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for MCSE in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MCSA
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (75.00%) SLA
2 6 (75.00%) A+ Certification
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) ITSM
2 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 6 (75.00%) Office 365
3 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (25.00%) MCP
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) IT Support
2 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) IT Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) IT Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) ITSM
2 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) MCSA
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware