The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Ipswich region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 30 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.67% 2.25% -
As % of the Qualifications category 13.04% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £235 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.37% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-12.67% -4.05%
Qualifications Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
23 12 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 12.78% 13.48% 39.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 32
Average daily rate £250 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £9.50 £9.63 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% -43.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
MCSE
Suffolk

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 16 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Migration

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco