The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 51 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.13% 0.48% 3.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.94% 2.56% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £245 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 - £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £285 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.64% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
204 39 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 38.49% 18.75% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 13 33
Average daily rate £245 £325 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.61% -9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
Microsoft Certification
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Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2014.

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
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 Microsoft Certification within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
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Newcastle upon Tyne -25 5 £245 - 5
Sunderland - 1 - -
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Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Microsoft Certification.

1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
3 11 (68.75%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) MCDBA
4 8 (50.00%) MCT
5 7 (43.75%) Veritas
5 7 (43.75%) Clustering
5 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (37.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (37.50%) MCSE
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) Replication
7 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (18.75%) Migration
9 3 (18.75%) SAN
9 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
10 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 2 (12.50%) .NET
10 2 (12.50%) ITIL
10 2 (12.50%) UNIX
10 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
10 2 (12.50%) Active Directory

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.25%) MS Access
5 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.25%) DTS
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Military
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) DBA
2 5 (31.25%) SQL DBA
3 4 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Build Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Server Support
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Database Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Development DBA
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Clustering
2 5 (31.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) MCDBA
2 8 (50.00%) MCT
3 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
4 6 (37.50%) MCSE
4 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Veritas
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) AppSense
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