Period
to 24 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certification
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 77 74
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.96% 0.77% 1.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.07% 2.56% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 16
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £300 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -16.84% +9.32%
10th Percentile £363 £147 £273
90th Percentile £525 £438 £638
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £300 £362
% change year-on-year +41.67% -17.01% +9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 276 273 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 38.66% 29.93% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 207 231
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £415 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.47% +1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £185 £309 £263
90th Percentile £511 £553 £550
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £415 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +2.47% +1.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +62.79% -19.10%
10th Percentile £36.75 £16.60 £8.38
90th Percentile £55.25 £35.00 £36.62
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +125.00% -6.98% -18.98%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Certification in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) Azure
3 10 (71.43%) Office 365
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 8 (57.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (57.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (57.14%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (21.43%) Public Sector
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (14.29%) IaaS
6 2 (14.29%) Information Governance
6 2 (14.29%) Docker
6 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
6 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (14.29%) Task Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Android
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) AWS

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Azure
1 10 (71.43%) Office 365
2 8 (57.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) AWS
3 2 (14.29%) IaaS
3 2 (14.29%) PaaS
3 2 (14.29%) SaaS
4 1 (7.14%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) Power BI
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2019
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Major Incident Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Product Development Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Product Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
5 2 (14.29%) Android
5 2 (14.29%) DC/OS
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Information Governance
2 2 (14.29%) Task Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Project Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) HND
3 1 (7.14%) Master's Degree
3 1 (7.14%) MCSD
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 8 (57.14%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) Symantec