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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Rank 65 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing MCSE 55 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.17% 1.25% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.03% 3.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 39 1 0
Median daily rate £313 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.92 £21.15 £16.54
% change year-on-year
+3.64% +27.88%
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
782 237 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 59.29% 33.01% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 134 74
Median daily rate £310 £340 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £213 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 18 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -23.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £13.90 £15.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 24 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSE across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

MCSE Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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 -5 54 £312 +55.75%
MCSE
North East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 67 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (73.13%) Windows
3 43 (64.18%) Security Cleared
4 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
5 36 (53.73%) SC Cleared
6 32 (47.76%) Active Directory
7 28 (41.79%) SharePoint
7 28 (41.79%) Computer Science
7 28 (41.79%) PowerShell
8 27 (40.30%) Degree
8 27 (40.30%) Windows Server
9 25 (37.31%) DNS
10 24 (35.82%) ITIL
10 24 (35.82%) HP
10 24 (35.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (35.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (32.84%) VMware
11 22 (32.84%) SQL
12 20 (29.85%) Citrix
13 19 (28.36%) Skype for Business
14 18 (26.87%) Exchange Server 2010
14 18 (26.87%) Exchange Server 2013
14 18 (26.87%) Microsoft Clustering
14 18 (26.87%) TCP/IP
14 18 (26.87%) MS Exchange
14 18 (26.87%) Clustering
15 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
15 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (23.88%) Office 365
16 16 (23.88%) IIS

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 28 (41.79%) SharePoint
2 19 (28.36%) Skype for Business
3 18 (26.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (26.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (26.87%) MS Exchange
4 16 (23.88%) IIS
5 11 (16.42%) Office Communications Server
5 11 (16.42%) OpenStack
6 10 (14.93%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (13.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (14.93%) MS Office
2 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.31%) DNS
2 18 (26.87%) TCP/IP
3 16 (23.88%) DHCP
4 12 (17.91%) Skype
5 9 (13.43%) SSL
6 7 (10.45%) Firewall
7 2 (2.99%) VoIP
8 1 (1.49%) 3G
8 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (14.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.48%) Advertising
2 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Messaging Support
2 10 (14.93%) Support Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) SharePoint Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) Messaging Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Messaging Specialist
5 6 (8.96%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Support Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Wintel Support
7 3 (4.48%) Collaboration Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Specialist
8 2 (2.99%) Engineering Specialist
8 2 (2.99%) Exchange Specialist
8 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Messaging Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Wintel Support Engineer
9 1 (1.49%) Incident Manager
9 1 (1.49%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) .NET
1 10 (14.93%) XML
2 9 (13.43%) Middleware
3 3 (4.48%) ADO
3 3 (4.48%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 28 (41.79%) Computer Science
2 18 (26.87%) Clustering
3 14 (20.90%) User Experience
4 12 (17.91%) Management Information System
5 11 (16.42%) Visualisation
6 10 (14.93%) Blackberry
6 10 (14.93%) Mainframe
7 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (13.43%) AS400
7 9 (13.43%) Tandem
8 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (73.13%) Windows
2 27 (40.30%) Windows Server
3 24 (35.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (35.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (16.42%) Unix
6 10 (14.93%) Android
6 10 (14.93%) Apple iOS
6 10 (14.93%) Linux
7 1 (1.49%) Debian
7 1 (1.49%) HPUX
7 1 (1.49%) SUSE
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) ITIL
2 16 (23.88%) Migration
3 13 (19.40%) ITSM
4 11 (16.42%) Change Control
5 10 (14.93%) Database Mirroring
5 10 (14.93%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (13.43%) Incident Management
6 9 (13.43%) Network Management
6 9 (13.43%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (13.43%) SAP Security
6 9 (13.43%) Server Building
6 9 (13.43%) Service Delivery
7 8 (11.94%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (10.45%) Content Management
8 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (10.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (8.96%) Load Balancing
9 6 (8.96%) Time Management
10 3 (4.48%) Project Management
11 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.79%) PowerShell
2 22 (32.84%) SQL
3 10 (14.93%) C#
3 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.93%) T-SQL
4 9 (13.43%) VBScript
5 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.49%) Perl
5 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (64.18%) Security Cleared
3 36 (53.73%) SC Cleared
4 27 (40.30%) Degree
5 13 (19.40%) CCNA
5 13 (19.40%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (19.40%) MCP
6 12 (17.91%) CCNP
6 12 (17.91%) MCDBA
7 10 (14.93%) MCSD
8 8 (11.94%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (4.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.49%) AAT
10 1 (1.49%) CCA
10 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (10.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 32 (47.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.42%) Hyper-V
2 11 (16.42%) vSphere
3 7 (10.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Brightmail
5 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (4.48%) XenApp
7 2 (2.99%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.99%) XenServer
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (13.43%) OpenView
3 7 (10.45%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.49%) OVSD
5 1 (1.49%) SCCM
5 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
2 24 (35.82%) HP
3 22 (32.84%) VMware
4 20 (29.85%) Citrix
5 13 (19.40%) Oracle
5 13 (19.40%) SAP
6 10 (14.93%) Trend Micro
7 7 (10.45%) Veritas
8 6 (8.96%) IronPort
9 3 (4.48%) Cisco
9 3 (4.48%) Symantec
9 3 (4.48%) ThinPrint
10 2 (2.99%) Compaq
10 2 (2.99%) Dell
11 1 (1.49%) AppSense
11 1 (1.49%) Red Hat