The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification 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 Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 31 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 96 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.84% 1.83% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.60% 6.29% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 2 2
Median daily rate £320 £256 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.87% -12.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £211 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £301 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Median hourly rate £26.50 £30.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+21.88% +14.75%
Microsoft Certification
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
706 175 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 57.63% 29.17% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 90 113
Median daily rate £310 £339 £277
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.67% +22.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £200 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £507 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 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%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Certification
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 Microsoft Certification within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 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 +19 93 £320 +60.00% 5
Sunderland - 3 - -
Microsoft Certification
North East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Microsoft Certification.

1 75 (76.53%) Microsoft
2 68 (69.39%) Security Cleared
3 56 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 54 (55.10%) Windows
5 51 (52.04%) MCSE
6 45 (45.92%) Active Directory
7 42 (42.86%) ITIL
7 42 (42.86%) PowerShell
8 41 (41.84%) SQL
8 41 (41.84%) VMware
9 39 (39.80%) HP
10 37 (37.76%) SQL Server
11 35 (35.71%) Citrix
12 34 (34.69%) DNS
12 34 (34.69%) Computer Science
13 33 (33.67%) Degree
14 28 (28.57%) Windows Server
14 28 (28.57%) Clustering
15 24 (24.49%) SharePoint
16 23 (23.47%) MS Excel
17 22 (22.45%) DHCP
17 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
18 21 (21.43%) IIS
19 19 (19.39%) TCP/IP
19 19 (19.39%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (19.39%) Windows Server 2012
20 18 (18.37%) Office 365
21 17 (17.35%) OpenStack
21 17 (17.35%) Windows Server 2003
21 17 (17.35%) MS Exchange

Microsoft Certification
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 24 (24.49%) SharePoint
2 21 (21.43%) IIS
3 17 (17.35%) MS Exchange
3 17 (17.35%) OpenStack
4 16 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (12.24%) Skype for Business
6 7 (7.14%) Apache
6 7 (7.14%) IBM Notes
7 6 (6.12%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (3.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (23.47%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (34.69%) DNS
2 22 (22.45%) DHCP
3 19 (19.39%) TCP/IP
4 17 (17.35%) Firewall
5 11 (11.22%) SSL
6 7 (7.14%) NetScaler
6 7 (7.14%) Skype
7 5 (5.10%) SAN
8 3 (3.06%) HTTP
8 3 (3.06%) HTTPS
8 3 (3.06%) SNMP
9 2 (2.04%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.04%) VoIP
10 1 (1.02%) 3G
10 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (37.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (11.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.10%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 5 (5.10%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (9.18%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.14%) MSI
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (1.02%) Marketing
1 1 (1.02%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (12.24%) Wintel Engineer
2 11 (11.22%) Support Engineer
3 9 (9.18%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (9.18%) Wintel Support
4 7 (7.14%) SharePoint Engineer
5 5 (5.10%) Consultant
5 5 (5.10%) DBA
5 5 (5.10%) Messaging Specialist
5 5 (5.10%) Messaging Support
5 5 (5.10%) SQL DBA
6 4 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (4.08%) Analyst
6 4 (4.08%) Office 365 Engineer
6 4 (4.08%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 3 (3.06%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.06%) Collaboration Engineer
7 3 (3.06%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (3.06%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 3 (3.06%) SharePoint Specialist
7 3 (3.06%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.24%) Middleware
2 9 (9.18%) .NET
2 9 (9.18%) XML
3 3 (3.06%) ADO
3 3 (3.06%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 34 (34.69%) Computer Science
2 28 (28.57%) Clustering
3 10 (10.20%) Management Information System
3 10 (10.20%) User Experience
4 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.12%) Mainframe
6 5 (5.10%) AS400
6 5 (5.10%) Replication
6 5 (5.10%) Tandem
7 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
7 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (4.08%) Visualisation
8 3 (3.06%) Blackberry
9 2 (2.04%) CMDB
10 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
10 1 (1.02%) PKI
10 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (55.10%) Windows
2 28 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (19.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (17.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.14%) Unix
7 6 (6.12%) Linux
8 4 (4.08%) Android
8 4 (4.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.02%) Debian
9 1 (1.02%) HPUX
9 1 (1.02%) SUSE
9 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.86%) ITIL
2 14 (14.29%) Migration
3 13 (13.27%) Incident Management
3 13 (13.27%) Service Delivery
4 11 (11.22%) High Availability
4 11 (11.22%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (10.20%) Analytics
5 10 (10.20%) Change Control
5 10 (10.20%) Load Balancing
6 9 (9.18%) Application Packaging
6 9 (9.18%) ITSM
7 8 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (8.16%) Server Building
8 7 (7.14%) Change Management
8 7 (7.14%) Content Management
8 7 (7.14%) Database Mirroring
8 7 (7.14%) Problem Management
9 6 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.12%) ITIL V3
9 6 (6.12%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 41 (41.84%) SQL
3 12 (12.24%) T-SQL
4 9 (9.18%) C#
4 9 (9.18%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.12%) VBScript
6 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.02%) Perl
6 1 (1.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 68 (69.39%) Security Cleared
2 56 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 51 (52.04%) MCSE
4 33 (33.67%) Degree
5 14 (14.29%) MCP
6 13 (13.27%) MCDBA
7 12 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (9.18%) CCNA
8 9 (9.18%) MCSD
9 8 (8.16%) CCNP
10 7 (7.14%) MCSA
11 6 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (6.12%) MCTS
12 5 (5.10%) MCITP
12 5 (5.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (3.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
15 1 (1.02%) AAT
15 1 (1.02%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.22%) SLA
2 6 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (4.08%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 45 (45.92%) Active Directory
2 19 (19.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (12.24%) vSphere
5 10 (10.20%) XenApp
6 9 (9.18%) XenDesktop
7 8 (8.16%) Terminal Services
8 6 (6.12%) Hyper-V
8 6 (6.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (5.10%) Brightmail
10 2 (2.04%) XenServer
11 1 (1.02%) Firmware
11 1 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (13.27%) Perfmon
3 12 (12.24%) OpenView
4 7 (7.14%) SCCM
5 6 (6.12%) HP SIM
5 6 (6.12%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.02%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.02%) OVSD
8 1 (1.02%) SAP Afaria
8 1 (1.02%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 75 (76.53%) Microsoft
2 41 (41.84%) VMware
3 39 (39.80%) HP
4 35 (35.71%) Citrix
5 16 (16.33%) Oracle
6 11 (11.22%) AppSense
7 9 (9.18%) SAP
8 7 (7.14%) Lotus
9 6 (6.12%) Cisco
9 6 (6.12%) Veritas
10 5 (5.10%) IronPort
10 5 (5.10%) Meridio
10 5 (5.10%) ServiceNow
11 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.06%) Symantec
12 3 (3.06%) ThinPrint
12 3 (3.06%) Trend Micro
13 2 (2.04%) Altiris
13 2 (2.04%) Compaq
13 2 (2.04%) Dell
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: £240 per day
Posted: 4 days ago