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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 38 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 76 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.27% 1.18% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.60% 3.77% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 1 2
Median daily rate £330 £250 £296
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -15.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £250 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -11.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £25.25 £27.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £31.25 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +0.47%
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
559 265 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 46.12% 31.25% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 161 102
Median daily rate £330 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £520 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £17.77 £14.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.66 £38.00 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +29 75 £330 +32.00% 8
Microsoft Certification
North East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 165 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 139 (66.51%) Windows
3 136 (65.07%) Active Directory
4 129 (61.72%) Security Cleared
5 115 (55.02%) MCSE
6 108 (51.67%) SC Cleared
7 91 (43.54%) ITIL
8 87 (41.63%) Windows Server
9 86 (41.15%) DNS
10 84 (40.19%) HP
11 83 (39.71%) PowerShell
12 79 (37.80%) SQL
12 79 (37.80%) SQL Server
13 75 (35.89%) VMware
14 73 (34.93%) MS Excel
14 73 (34.93%) Computer Science
15 72 (34.45%) Degree
16 67 (32.06%) Windows Server 2012
17 65 (31.10%) Clustering
18 63 (30.14%) DHCP
18 63 (30.14%) Windows Server 2008
19 61 (29.19%) SharePoint
20 56 (26.79%) IIS
21 54 (25.84%) Citrix
22 52 (24.88%) MS Exchange
23 51 (24.40%) Office 365
23 51 (24.40%) Exchange Server 2010
23 51 (24.40%) Exchange Server 2013
24 48 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
24 48 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003

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 61 (29.19%) SharePoint
2 56 (26.79%) IIS
3 52 (24.88%) MS Exchange
4 51 (24.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (24.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 44 (21.05%) Skype for Business
6 36 (17.22%) OpenStack
7 23 (11.00%) Apache
8 21 (10.05%) Office Communications Server
9 20 (9.57%) IBM Notes
10 14 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (6.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (6.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (1.44%) Jetty
13 3 (1.44%) Mongrel
13 3 (1.44%) nginx
13 3 (1.44%) Tomcat
13 3 (1.44%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 73 (34.93%) MS Excel
2 22 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (24.40%) Office 365
2 13 (6.22%) IaaS
2 13 (6.22%) PaaS
2 13 (6.22%) SaaS
3 12 (5.74%) HP Helion
4 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.44%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 86 (41.15%) DNS
2 63 (30.14%) DHCP
3 36 (17.22%) Firewall
3 36 (17.22%) Skype
4 28 (13.40%) TCP/IP
5 18 (8.61%) SSL
6 12 (5.74%) SAN
7 10 (4.78%) HTTP
8 7 (3.35%) HTTPS
8 7 (3.35%) NetScaler
9 6 (2.87%) SNMP
10 5 (2.39%) Internet
10 5 (2.39%) Intranet
10 5 (2.39%) Kerberos
10 5 (2.39%) LDAP
10 5 (2.39%) X.500
11 3 (1.44%) FTP
11 3 (1.44%) IPsec
12 2 (0.96%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (37.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (7.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (7.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.87%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 6 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (2.87%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (9.57%) MSI
2 10 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (4.78%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.44%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.44%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.48%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (1.44%) Advertising
1 3 (1.44%) Finance
2 1 (0.48%) Games
2 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (12.92%) Support Engineer
2 21 (10.05%) Wintel Support
3 20 (9.57%) Wintel Engineer
4 13 (6.22%) Consultant
4 13 (6.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (6.22%) Messaging Support
4 13 (6.22%) Office 365 Specialist
5 10 (4.78%) Messaging Engineer
6 9 (4.31%) Citrix Engineer
6 9 (4.31%) Messaging Specialist
6 9 (4.31%) SharePoint Engineer
7 8 (3.83%) Office 365 Engineer
7 8 (3.83%) Server Support
7 8 (3.83%) Support Consultant
7 8 (3.83%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 6 (2.87%) Active Directory Engineer
8 6 (2.87%) DBA
8 6 (2.87%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 6 (2.87%) SQL DBA
9 5 (2.39%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.40%) Middleware
2 19 (9.09%) .NET
3 10 (4.78%) XML
4 6 (2.87%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.44%) ADO
5 3 (1.44%) J2EE
5 3 (1.44%) SAP Basis
5 3 (1.44%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 73 (34.93%) Computer Science
2 65 (31.10%) Clustering
3 25 (11.96%) Management Information System
4 14 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.70%) User Experience
5 13 (6.22%) Blackberry
5 13 (6.22%) Visualisation
6 11 (5.26%) Replication
7 9 (4.31%) CMDB
7 9 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (4.31%) Mainframe
8 8 (3.83%) AS400
8 8 (3.83%) Tandem
9 6 (2.87%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.87%) PKI
10 4 (1.91%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 139 (66.51%) Windows
2 87 (41.63%) Windows Server
3 67 (32.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (30.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (11.00%) Linux
7 20 (9.57%) Android
7 20 (9.57%) Apple iOS
8 10 (4.78%) Unix
9 6 (2.87%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.91%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.44%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.48%) AIX
12 1 (0.48%) Debian
12 1 (0.48%) SUSE
12 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (43.54%) ITIL
2 40 (19.14%) Load Balancing
3 35 (16.75%) Migration
4 29 (13.88%) Application Packaging
4 29 (13.88%) High Availability
4 29 (13.88%) Incident Management
5 27 (12.92%) Change Management
5 27 (12.92%) Service Delivery
6 25 (11.96%) Problem Management
7 19 (9.09%) Content Management
8 18 (8.61%) ITIL V3
9 16 (7.66%) CRM
10 15 (7.18%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (6.70%) Change Control
12 13 (6.22%) Analytics
12 13 (6.22%) Configuration Management
12 13 (6.22%) DevOps
12 13 (6.22%) Open Source
13 12 (5.74%) ITSM
13 12 (5.74%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (39.71%) PowerShell
2 79 (37.80%) SQL
3 16 (7.66%) T-SQL
4 10 (4.78%) C#
4 10 (4.78%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.31%) VBScript
6 3 (1.44%) Java
7 2 (0.96%) C
7 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.48%) Perl
8 1 (0.48%) Python
Qualifications
1 129 (61.72%) Security Cleared
2 115 (55.02%) MCSE
3 108 (51.67%) SC Cleared
4 72 (34.45%) Degree
5 29 (13.88%) MCP
6 27 (12.92%) MCSA
7 23 (11.00%) MCTS
8 20 (9.57%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (8.13%) BPSS Clearance
9 17 (8.13%) MCDBA
10 14 (6.70%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (5.74%) CCNA
12 11 (5.26%) CCNP
13 10 (4.78%) MCITP
13 10 (4.78%) MCSD
14 7 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 2 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
17 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
17 1 (0.48%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.05%) SLA
2 18 (8.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.39%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 136 (65.07%) Active Directory
2 48 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (13.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 26 (12.44%) vSphere
5 21 (10.05%) Terminal Services
6 17 (8.13%) Hyper-V
7 13 (6.22%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (4.31%) XenApp
8 9 (4.31%) XenDesktop
9 8 (3.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 7 (3.35%) Brightmail
11 3 (1.44%) Firmware
11 3 (1.44%) Xen
12 2 (0.96%) XenServer
13 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 40 (19.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 32 (15.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 28 (13.40%) OpenView
4 27 (12.92%) Perfmon
5 14 (6.70%) HP SIM
6 12 (5.74%) SCCM
7 8 (3.83%) NetBackup
7 8 (3.83%) PowerCLI
8 7 (3.35%) AirWatch
9 3 (1.44%) Puppet
9 3 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.48%) Netcool
11 1 (0.48%) OVSD
11 1 (0.48%) SAP Afaria
11 1 (0.48%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 165 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 84 (40.19%) HP
3 75 (35.89%) VMware
4 54 (25.84%) Citrix
5 32 (15.31%) Oracle
6 20 (9.57%) Lotus
7 16 (7.66%) SAP
8 13 (6.22%) Trend Micro
9 11 (5.26%) AppSense
9 11 (5.26%) IronPort
10 9 (4.31%) Veritas
11 6 (2.87%) Meridio
11 6 (2.87%) ServiceNow
12 5 (2.39%) Cisco
13 4 (1.91%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.44%) Altiris
14 3 (1.44%) Google
14 3 (1.44%) Symantec
15 2 (0.96%) Intel Security
15 2 (0.96%) ThinPrint
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