Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 85 72
Rank change year-on-year -14 -13 -2
Contract jobs citing MCSE 12 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.78% 0.52% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.33% 3.00% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 8
Glasgow median daily rate £219 £425 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.47% +115.19% -21.00%
10th Percentile £135 £293 £170
90th Percentile £353 £438 £391
Scotland median daily rate £388 £340 £295
% change year-on-year +14.14% +15.08% -3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £129.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £73.00 £25.63 £30.00
% change year-on-year +184.88% -14.58% +51.90%

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 277 200 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.93% 17.36% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 123 110
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £358 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.88% +5.54% -3.21%
10th Percentile £198 £202 £199
90th Percentile £553 £481 £450
Scotland median daily rate £414 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +10.33% +10.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.56 £28.00 £23.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.28% +16.93% +84.19%
10th Percentile £15.88 £19.30 £14.74
90th Percentile £35.23 £31.28 £36.73
Scotland median hourly rate £25.50 £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -31.43% +72.84%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Citrix
4 6 (50.00%) MCSA
4 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (50.00%) Office 365
5 5 (41.67%) MCSM
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
5 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
5 5 (41.67%) SCCM
5 5 (41.67%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (41.67%) ACTC
5 5 (41.67%) ACHDS
5 5 (41.67%) ACDT
5 5 (41.67%) MCDST
5 5 (41.67%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (41.67%) MCP
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) Apple
5 5 (41.67%) Internet
5 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
5 5 (41.67%) Wireless
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Change Management

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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) OneDrive
3 2 (16.67%) Yammer
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
2 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Hudson
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Change Management
1 4 (33.33%) Validation
2 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (25.00%) Server Management
3 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Storage Management
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (41.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) MCSA
3 5 (41.67%) ACDT
3 5 (41.67%) ACHDS
3 5 (41.67%) ACTC
3 5 (41.67%) MCDST
3 5 (41.67%) MCP
3 5 (41.67%) MCSM
3 5 (41.67%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (33.33%) CCA
4 4 (33.33%) CCEA
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (33.33%) MCITP
4 4 (33.33%) VCAP
4 4 (33.33%) VCP4
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) Apple
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) iManage
4 1 (8.33%) Ivanti
4 1 (8.33%) Twitter