The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 24 - 26
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 0.78% - 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% - 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £248
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £300
% change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich.

Academic & Professional Certification
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15 19 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 11.72% 15.83% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 15
Median daily rate £438 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.68% -12.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £350 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich citing MCSE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Ipswich

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Ipswich

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Ipswich

MCSE
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) X++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Database Mirroring

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft