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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 68 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSE 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.60% - 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.93% - 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.50 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.97 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -9.69%
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
259 103 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.17% 24.29% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 81 24
Average daily rate £340 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £220 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £469 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 2
Average hourly rate £26.75 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.61% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

MCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSE across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 - - 2
MCSE
North East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (75.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) DHCP
3 11 (68.75%) DNS
4 10 (62.50%) Migration
5 9 (56.25%) Server Building
5 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
6 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (50.00%) Change Control
7 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 1 (6.25%) Firewall
9 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
9 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 1 (6.25%) SAP
9 1 (6.25%) ITIL
9 1 (6.25%) VPN
9 1 (6.25%) MCSA
9 1 (6.25%) CCNP

MCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) DHCP
2 11 (68.75%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Build Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Server Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Migration
2 9 (56.25%) Server Building
3 8 (50.00%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) MCSA
5 1 (6.25%) CCNP
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) SAP