The table below looks at the statistics for MCSE in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSE over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 59 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 49 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.05% 1.81% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.99% 6.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 33 1 0
Median daily rate £313 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 £30.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +36.82%
MCSE
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
701 175 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 57.89% 28.74% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 88 111
Median daily rate £310 £340 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £513 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 12 4
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -17.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £15.00 £16.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £30.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

MCSE
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

MCSE Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

MCSE
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

MCSE Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

MCSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

MCSE Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

MCSE
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 49 £313 +56.50% 2
MCSE
North East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 51 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (64.71%) Windows
2 33 (64.71%) Security Cleared
3 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
4 26 (50.98%) SC Cleared
5 23 (45.10%) PowerShell
6 21 (41.18%) Active Directory
7 20 (39.22%) HP
8 19 (37.25%) SharePoint
9 18 (35.29%) SQL
9 18 (35.29%) Computer Science
9 18 (35.29%) VMware
10 17 (33.33%) Degree
10 17 (33.33%) DNS
10 17 (33.33%) Windows Server
11 16 (31.37%) Citrix
11 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
11 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (27.45%) Clustering
13 14 (27.45%) Migration
13 14 (27.45%) IIS
13 14 (27.45%) ITIL
14 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
15 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
15 11 (21.57%) OpenStack
15 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (21.57%) Skype for Business

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 19 (37.25%) SharePoint
2 14 (27.45%) IIS
3 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
3 11 (21.57%) OpenStack
3 11 (21.57%) Skype for Business
4 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (9.80%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) DNS
2 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
3 9 (17.65%) DHCP
4 8 (15.69%) SSL
5 6 (11.76%) Firewall
5 6 (11.76%) Skype
6 2 (3.92%) VoIP
7 1 (1.96%) 3G
7 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.96%) Marketing
1 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (13.73%) SharePoint Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Messaging Specialist
3 5 (9.80%) Messaging Support
4 3 (5.88%) Collaboration Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint Specialist
4 3 (5.88%) Wintel Support
5 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Support Consultant
6 1 (1.96%) Change Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Desktop Support
6 1 (1.96%) Software Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Team Leader
6 1 (1.96%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) .NET
1 9 (17.65%) XML
2 5 (9.80%) Middleware
3 3 (5.88%) ADO
3 3 (5.88%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 14 (27.45%) Clustering
3 10 (19.61%) User Experience
4 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
5 6 (11.76%) Mainframe
6 5 (9.80%) AS400
6 5 (9.80%) Tandem
7 4 (7.84%) Visualisation
8 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
9 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
10 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (64.71%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (13.73%) Unix
6 6 (11.76%) Linux
7 3 (5.88%) Android
7 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.96%) Debian
8 1 (1.96%) HPUX
8 1 (1.96%) SUSE
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) ITIL
1 14 (27.45%) Migration
2 10 (19.61%) Change Control
3 9 (17.65%) ITSM
4 8 (15.69%) Server Building
5 7 (13.73%) Database Mirroring
5 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
6 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (11.76%) Time Management
7 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
7 5 (9.80%) Network Management
7 5 (9.80%) SAP Security
8 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (3.92%) People Management
10 2 (3.92%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) PowerShell
2 18 (35.29%) SQL
3 9 (17.65%) C#
3 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
5 6 (11.76%) VBScript
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (64.71%) Security Cleared
3 26 (50.98%) SC Cleared
4 17 (33.33%) Degree
5 9 (17.65%) CCNA
5 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (17.65%) MCP
5 9 (17.65%) MCSD
6 8 (15.69%) CCNP
6 8 (15.69%) MCDBA
7 3 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.96%) AAT
8 1 (1.96%) CCA
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
2 3 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 21 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.61%) vSphere
3 6 (11.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Brightmail
4 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.88%) XenApp
7 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.92%) XenServer
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) NetBackup
2 5 (9.80%) OpenView
3 2 (3.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.96%) OVSD
4 1 (1.96%) SCCM
4 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
2 20 (39.22%) HP
3 18 (35.29%) VMware
4 16 (31.37%) Citrix
5 9 (17.65%) Oracle
6 8 (15.69%) SAP
7 6 (11.76%) Veritas
8 5 (9.80%) IronPort
9 3 (5.88%) Cisco
9 3 (5.88%) Symantec
9 3 (5.88%) ThinPrint
9 3 (5.88%) Trend Micro
10 2 (3.92%) Compaq
10 2 (3.92%) Dell
11 1 (1.96%) AppSense
11 1 (1.96%) Red Hat