The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 23 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.42% 1.55% -
As % of the Qualifications category 8.00% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.44% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £18.97 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -9.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Qualifications Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25 40 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 17.73% 31.01% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 6
Average daily rate £450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCSE across the Ipswich region.

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

MCSE
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) FCoE
2 3 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) CCA
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing MCSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
1 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (75.00%) FCoE
1 3 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) CCA
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco