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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 57 74 60
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing MCSE 54 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.51% 0.71% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.64% 2.21% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 0 0
Median daily rate £330 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £345 £322
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £21.28 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.11% +11.97%
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
560 271 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 46.78% 32.03% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 162 100
Median daily rate £330 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £520 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £17.77 £14.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.33 £37.70 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +19 54 £330 - 3
MCSE
North East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (78.76%) Windows
3 76 (67.26%) Microsoft
4 75 (66.37%) Active Directory
5 67 (59.29%) Security Cleared
6 63 (55.75%) Windows Server
7 55 (48.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (47.79%) PowerShell
9 52 (46.02%) SC Cleared
9 52 (46.02%) Computer Science
9 52 (46.02%) SharePoint
10 51 (45.13%) Degree
10 51 (45.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 44 (38.94%) Windows Server 2003
12 41 (36.28%) HP
13 40 (35.40%) DNS
13 40 (35.40%) Skype for Business
14 39 (34.51%) Exchange Server 2013
14 39 (34.51%) Exchange Server 2010
14 39 (34.51%) MS Exchange
15 37 (32.74%) Office 365
16 36 (31.86%) ITIL
17 34 (30.09%) MS Excel
17 34 (30.09%) Migration
18 33 (29.20%) IIS
19 32 (28.32%) Skype
20 31 (27.43%) VMware
21 30 (26.55%) Clustering
21 30 (26.55%) DHCP
22 28 (24.78%) SQL

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 52 (46.02%) SharePoint
2 40 (35.40%) Skype for Business
3 39 (34.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (34.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 39 (34.51%) MS Exchange
4 33 (29.20%) IIS
5 27 (23.89%) OpenStack
6 18 (15.93%) Office Communications Server
7 14 (12.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (10.62%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (9.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.88%) Apache
10 1 (0.88%) Jetty
10 1 (0.88%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.88%) nginx
10 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (30.09%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (32.74%) Office 365
2 10 (8.85%) HP Helion
2 10 (8.85%) IaaS
2 10 (8.85%) PaaS
2 10 (8.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.88%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 40 (35.40%) DNS
2 32 (28.32%) Skype
3 30 (26.55%) DHCP
4 20 (17.70%) TCP/IP
5 10 (8.85%) SSL
6 8 (7.08%) Firewall
7 4 (3.54%) Internet
7 4 (3.54%) Intranet
8 2 (1.77%) VoIP
9 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.88%) FTP
9 1 (0.88%) HTTP
9 1 (0.88%) IPsec
9 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.88%) LDAP
9 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.88%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.01%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (8.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (8.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (8.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (8.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.88%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.88%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (2.65%) Advertising
2 1 (0.88%) Finance
2 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (11.50%) Support Engineer
2 12 (10.62%) Messaging Support
2 12 (10.62%) Office 365 Specialist
3 10 (8.85%) Messaging Engineer
3 10 (8.85%) Wintel Engineer
4 9 (7.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (7.96%) Messaging Specialist
4 9 (7.96%) SharePoint Engineer
5 8 (7.08%) Consultant
6 6 (5.31%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) Support Consultant
7 5 (4.42%) Wintel Support
8 4 (3.54%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Messaging Consultant
8 4 (3.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Specialist
9 3 (2.65%) Collaboration Engineer
9 3 (2.65%) Infrastructure Support
9 3 (2.65%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (2.65%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.04%) .NET
2 10 (8.85%) XML
3 8 (7.08%) Middleware
4 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.65%) ADO
5 3 (2.65%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.88%) J2EE
6 1 (0.88%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 52 (46.02%) Computer Science
2 30 (26.55%) Clustering
3 16 (14.16%) Management Information System
4 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (12.39%) User Experience
5 13 (11.50%) Visualisation
6 12 (10.62%) Blackberry
7 9 (7.96%) Mainframe
8 8 (7.08%) AS400
8 8 (7.08%) Tandem
9 6 (5.31%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.88%) PKI
10 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 89 (78.76%) Windows
2 63 (55.75%) Windows Server
3 55 (48.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (45.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (38.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (16.81%) Linux
7 18 (15.93%) Android
7 18 (15.93%) Apple iOS
8 10 (8.85%) Unix
9 6 (5.31%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (2.65%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.65%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.88%) AIX
11 1 (0.88%) Debian
11 1 (0.88%) SUSE
11 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.86%) ITIL
2 34 (30.09%) Migration
3 25 (22.12%) Load Balancing
4 14 (12.39%) Change Control
5 12 (10.62%) Change Management
5 12 (10.62%) ITSM
5 12 (10.62%) Mobile Device Management
6 11 (9.73%) Service Delivery
7 10 (8.85%) Database Mirroring
7 10 (8.85%) DevOps
7 10 (8.85%) Incident Management
7 10 (8.85%) Open Source
7 10 (8.85%) PRINCE2
7 10 (8.85%) TOGAF
8 9 (7.96%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (7.96%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (7.96%) Problem Management
8 9 (7.96%) Server Building
9 8 (7.08%) Network Management
9 8 (7.08%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 54 (47.79%) PowerShell
2 28 (24.78%) SQL
3 10 (8.85%) C#
3 10 (8.85%) JavaScript
3 10 (8.85%) T-SQL
4 9 (7.96%) VBScript
5 2 (1.77%) C
5 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.88%) Java
6 1 (0.88%) Perl
6 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 113 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (59.29%) Security Cleared
3 52 (46.02%) SC Cleared
4 51 (45.13%) Degree
5 13 (11.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (11.50%) MCSA
6 12 (10.62%) CCNA
6 12 (10.62%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (10.62%) MCP
7 11 (9.73%) CCNP
7 11 (9.73%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (9.73%) MCDBA
8 10 (8.85%) MCSD
9 3 (2.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.88%) AAT
10 1 (0.88%) CCA
10 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.88%) MCITP
10 1 (0.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (6.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 75 (66.37%) Active Directory
2 21 (18.58%) vSphere
3 14 (12.39%) Hyper-V
3 14 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (8.85%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (7.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 7 (6.19%) Brightmail
7 2 (1.77%) XenApp
7 2 (1.77%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.77%) XenServer
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (16.81%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (7.08%) NetBackup
2 8 (7.08%) OpenView
3 6 (5.31%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.88%) Netcool
5 1 (0.88%) OVSD
5 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 76 (67.26%) Microsoft
2 41 (36.28%) HP
3 31 (27.43%) VMware
4 21 (18.58%) Citrix
5 14 (12.39%) SAP
6 12 (10.62%) Oracle
6 12 (10.62%) Trend Micro
7 11 (9.73%) IronPort
8 9 (7.96%) Veritas
9 3 (2.65%) Cisco
9 3 (2.65%) Symantec
10 2 (1.77%) Compaq
10 2 (1.77%) Dell
10 2 (1.77%) ThinPrint
11 1 (0.88%) Google
11 1 (0.88%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.88%) Red Hat