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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 23 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing MCSE 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.30% 3.52% 2.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 22.73% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
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£248 £235 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% -27.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £285
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £18.40
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -13.04%
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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
28 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 18.18% 15.49% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 8
Average daily rate £450 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £9.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 5 (83.33%) MCITP
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (16.67%) FCoE
5 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) SCOM
5 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) CCA
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) MCP
5 1 (16.67%) MCSD
5 1 (16.67%) Linux

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (16.67%) FCoE
1 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSD
3 1 (16.67%) CCA
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco