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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 73 70 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -30
Contract jobs citing MCSE 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.83% 0.29% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.74% 1.02% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £290 - £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £306 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.12% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%

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
219 197 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.25% 28.14% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 135 76
Median daily rate £345 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £18.50 £15.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.70% +19.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £16.55 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.05 £22.85 £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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
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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -7 6 £290 -
MCSE
North East

MCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (92.59%) Windows
3 49 (90.74%) Active Directory
4 44 (81.48%) Windows Server
5 43 (79.63%) Microsoft
6 39 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (64.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (61.11%) MS Excel
9 29 (53.70%) SharePoint
9 29 (53.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (51.85%) Security Cleared
11 27 (50.00%) Office 365
12 26 (48.15%) Skype for Business
12 26 (48.15%) Exchange Server 2010
12 26 (48.15%) Exchange Server 2013
12 26 (48.15%) Skype
12 26 (48.15%) Degree
12 26 (48.15%) MS Exchange
13 25 (46.30%) PowerShell
13 25 (46.30%) Computer Science
14 21 (38.89%) DNS
15 20 (37.04%) DHCP
16 19 (35.19%) Load Balancing
16 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
16 19 (35.19%) Migration
17 18 (33.33%) IIS
18 16 (29.63%) HP
19 15 (27.78%) OpenStack
20 13 (24.07%) Apple iOS
20 13 (24.07%) ITIL

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 29 (53.70%) SharePoint
2 26 (48.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 26 (48.15%) Exchange Server 2013
2 26 (48.15%) MS Exchange
2 26 (48.15%) Skype for Business
3 18 (33.33%) IIS
4 15 (27.78%) OpenStack
5 12 (22.22%) Office Communications Server
6 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (12.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (12.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.85%) Apache
7 1 (1.85%) Jetty
7 1 (1.85%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.85%) nginx
7 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (61.11%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (50.00%) Office 365
2 10 (18.52%) HP Helion
2 10 (18.52%) IaaS
2 10 (18.52%) PaaS
2 10 (18.52%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.85%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (48.15%) Skype
2 21 (38.89%) DNS
3 20 (37.04%) DHCP
4 3 (5.56%) Internet
4 3 (5.56%) Intranet
4 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.70%) Firewall
6 1 (1.85%) FTP
6 1 (1.85%) HTTP
6 1 (1.85%) IPsec
6 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.85%) LDAP
6 1 (1.85%) SSL
6 1 (1.85%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.85%) StarTeam
1 1 (1.85%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Office 365 Specialist
2 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Consultant
3 7 (12.96%) Messaging Support
3 7 (12.96%) Support Consultant
4 6 (11.11%) Messaging Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Lync Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Messaging Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Mobility Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Mobility Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Management Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Lync Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.85%) J2EE
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) REST
3 1 (1.85%) Servlets
3 1 (1.85%) SOAP
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (46.30%) Computer Science
2 13 (24.07%) Clustering
3 7 (12.96%) Blackberry
3 7 (12.96%) Visualisation
4 6 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) AS400
6 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.85%) PKI
6 1 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (1.85%) Tandem
6 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (92.59%) Windows
2 44 (81.48%) Windows Server
3 39 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (64.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (53.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (24.07%) Android
6 13 (24.07%) Apple iOS
7 12 (22.22%) Linux
8 6 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.70%) Unix
11 1 (1.85%) AIX
11 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Load Balancing
1 19 (35.19%) Migration
2 13 (24.07%) ITIL
3 11 (20.37%) Change Management
4 10 (18.52%) DevOps
4 10 (18.52%) Open Source
4 10 (18.52%) PRINCE2
4 10 (18.52%) TOGAF
5 8 (14.81%) Problem Management
6 7 (12.96%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (11.11%) Application Packaging
7 6 (11.11%) Data Management
8 5 (9.26%) CRM
9 4 (7.41%) Change Control
10 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (3.70%) Content Management
11 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (3.70%) Project Management
12 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
12 1 (1.85%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 2 (3.70%) C
3 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (51.85%) Security Cleared
3 26 (48.15%) Degree
4 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
5 13 (24.07%) MCSA
6 11 (20.37%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (9.26%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.70%) CCNA
8 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.85%) CCA
9 1 (1.85%) CCNP
9 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.85%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.85%) MCITP
9 1 (1.85%) MCP
9 1 (1.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (90.74%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (18.52%) vSphere
3 8 (14.81%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) AirWatch
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.85%) Netcool
3 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (79.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.63%) HP
3 11 (20.37%) VMware
4 7 (12.96%) Trend Micro
5 4 (7.41%) IronPort
6 3 (5.56%) Citrix
6 3 (5.56%) Veritas
7 1 (1.85%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle
7 1 (1.85%) SAP