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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 49 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 62 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.14% 1.24% 2.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.74% 4.43% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 1 3
Median daily rate £340 £250 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £250 £297
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £28.00 £14.60 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.78% -51.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.70% -
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
528 203 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 43.78% 27.88% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 128 146
Median daily rate £350 £348 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £230 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £532 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.27
% change year-on-year
- +50.56%

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 4 December 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
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 4 December 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 +12 61 £340 +36.00% 3
Microsoft Certification
North East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 93 (79.49%) Microsoft
2 92 (78.63%) Active Directory
3 87 (74.36%) Windows
4 71 (60.68%) MCSE
5 62 (52.99%) Windows Server
6 61 (52.14%) Security Cleared
7 54 (46.15%) DNS
8 51 (43.59%) ITIL
9 50 (42.74%) MS Excel
10 48 (41.03%) SC Cleared
10 48 (41.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 43 (36.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 43 (36.75%) Degree
11 43 (36.75%) DHCP
11 43 (36.75%) HP
12 42 (35.90%) Computer Science
13 39 (33.33%) SharePoint
14 38 (32.48%) SQL Server
14 38 (32.48%) PowerShell
15 36 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
15 36 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
15 36 (30.77%) MS Exchange
16 35 (29.91%) Clustering
16 35 (29.91%) Office 365
17 34 (29.06%) Skype for Business
17 34 (29.06%) Windows Server 2003
17 34 (29.06%) IIS
17 34 (29.06%) SQL
18 32 (27.35%) VMware
19 31 (26.50%) Skype

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 39 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 36 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 36 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 36 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 34 (29.06%) IIS
3 34 (29.06%) Skype for Business
4 19 (16.24%) OpenStack
5 17 (14.53%) Office Communications Server
6 15 (12.82%) Apache
7 13 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (10.26%) IBM Notes
8 12 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (2.56%) Jetty
11 3 (2.56%) Mongrel
11 3 (2.56%) nginx
11 3 (2.56%) Tomcat
11 3 (2.56%) WebSphere
12 2 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 50 (42.74%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (29.91%) Office 365
2 13 (11.11%) IaaS
2 13 (11.11%) PaaS
2 13 (11.11%) SaaS
3 12 (10.26%) HP Helion
4 3 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.56%) Google App Engine
4 3 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 54 (46.15%) DNS
2 43 (36.75%) DHCP
3 31 (26.50%) Skype
4 17 (14.53%) Firewall
5 9 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.98%) HTTP
6 7 (5.98%) SSL
7 6 (5.13%) Kerberos
7 6 (5.13%) LDAP
7 6 (5.13%) SAN
7 6 (5.13%) X.500
8 5 (4.27%) Internet
8 5 (4.27%) Intranet
9 4 (3.42%) HTTPS
10 3 (2.56%) FTP
10 3 (2.56%) IPsec
10 3 (2.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (32.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.85%) DTS
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (10.26%) MSI
2 3 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.56%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.85%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (2.56%) Advertising
1 3 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (12.82%) Support Engineer
2 13 (11.11%) Office 365 Specialist
3 12 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (9.40%) Consultant
5 10 (8.55%) Messaging Support
5 10 (8.55%) Wintel Support
6 8 (6.84%) Messaging Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Support Consultant
6 8 (6.84%) Wintel Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Messaging Consultant
8 5 (4.27%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Server Support
8 5 (4.27%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Support
9 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Messaging Specialist
9 4 (3.42%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.53%) Middleware
2 10 (8.55%) .NET
3 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.56%) J2EE
4 3 (2.56%) Servlets
5 1 (0.85%) REST
5 1 (0.85%) SOAP
5 1 (0.85%) Web Services
5 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (35.90%) Computer Science
2 35 (29.91%) Clustering
3 16 (13.68%) Management Information System
4 12 (10.26%) Blackberry
5 11 (9.40%) Visualisation
6 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.98%) Replication
7 6 (5.13%) CMDB
7 6 (5.13%) Mobile App
7 6 (5.13%) PKI
8 5 (4.27%) AS400
8 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (4.27%) Mainframe
8 5 (4.27%) Tandem
8 5 (4.27%) User Experience
9 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 87 (74.36%) Windows
2 62 (52.99%) Windows Server
3 48 (41.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (36.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (29.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (17.09%) Linux
7 18 (15.38%) Android
7 18 (15.38%) Apple iOS
8 6 (5.13%) Unix
8 6 (5.13%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (3.42%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.56%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.85%) AIX
11 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.59%) ITIL
2 29 (24.79%) Load Balancing
3 22 (18.80%) Migration
4 19 (16.24%) Application Packaging
4 19 (16.24%) Change Management
5 17 (14.53%) High Availability
5 17 (14.53%) Problem Management
6 16 (13.68%) Incident Management
7 13 (11.11%) Content Management
7 13 (11.11%) CRM
7 13 (11.11%) DevOps
7 13 (11.11%) Open Source
7 13 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 12 (10.26%) PRINCE2
8 12 (10.26%) TOGAF
9 11 (9.40%) ITIL V3
9 11 (9.40%) Mobile Device Management
10 9 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.84%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (6.84%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.48%) PowerShell
2 34 (29.06%) SQL
3 3 (2.56%) Java
3 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.71%) C
4 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.71%) VBScript
5 1 (0.85%) C#
5 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 71 (60.68%) MCSE
2 61 (52.14%) Security Cleared
3 48 (41.03%) SC Cleared
4 43 (36.75%) Degree
5 19 (16.24%) MCSA
6 17 (14.53%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (14.53%) MCP
6 17 (14.53%) MCTS
7 13 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (5.13%) CCNA
8 6 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (5.13%) MCDBA
9 5 (4.27%) CCNP
10 4 (3.42%) MCITP
11 1 (0.85%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.85%) CCA
11 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.85%) MCDST
11 1 (0.85%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (8.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 92 (78.63%) Active Directory
2 28 (23.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (13.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 13 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (11.11%) vSphere
5 12 (10.26%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.56%) Xen
7 2 (1.71%) Brightmail
7 2 (1.71%) Firmware
7 2 (1.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 18 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 16 (13.68%) Microsoft Clustering
2 16 (13.68%) OpenView
3 13 (11.11%) Perfmon
4 8 (6.84%) HP SIM
5 6 (5.13%) AirWatch
5 6 (5.13%) SCCM
6 3 (2.56%) Puppet
7 2 (1.71%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.71%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.85%) Netcool
8 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 93 (79.49%) Microsoft
2 43 (36.75%) HP
3 32 (27.35%) VMware
4 18 (15.38%) Citrix
5 17 (14.53%) Oracle
6 12 (10.26%) Lotus
6 12 (10.26%) Trend Micro
7 9 (7.69%) SAP
8 6 (5.13%) IronPort
9 3 (2.56%) Google
9 3 (2.56%) Veritas
10 1 (0.85%) Altiris
10 1 (0.85%) AppSense
10 1 (0.85%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.85%) Meridio
10 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow
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