Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 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 Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 91 104
Rank change year-on-year +17 +13 -31
Contract jobs citing MCSE 13 54 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.31% 2.76% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.36% 7.09% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 50 1
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £368 £330 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.36% +32.00% -2.91%
10th Percentile £342 £275 £225
90th Percentile £638 £533 £275
North East median daily rate £365 £330 £250
% change year-on-year +10.61% +32.00% -1.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% -
North East median hourly rate - £12.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -50.00% -34.21%

MCSE 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 298 762 422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 29.92% 38.96% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 549 275
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £262 £225 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £535
North East median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 42 26
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £26.54 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.98% +8.32% +51.61%
10th Percentile £8.38 £12.44 £14.36
90th Percentile £36.62 £42.70 £39.50
North East median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year +33.33% +13.92% -28.18%

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing MCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Tyne and Wear

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MCSE in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSE in Tyne and Wear

MCSE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCSE in Tyne and Wear

MCSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSE in Tyne and Wear

MCSE
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 MCSE within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 11 £365 +10.61% 4
Sunderland - 2 £430 -
MCSE
North East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MCSE 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for MCSE.

1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Skype for Business
2 11 (84.62%) Office 365
2 11 (84.62%) Skype
3 7 (53.85%) OpenStack
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (53.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (53.85%) Brightmail
3 7 (53.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
3 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
3 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (53.85%) IronPort
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Migration
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
3 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
3 7 (53.85%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) .NET
3 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
3 7 (53.85%) XML
4 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared

MCSE
Co-occurring 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 11 (84.62%) Skype for Business
2 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 7 (53.85%) OpenStack
2 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 7 (53.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (53.85%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 11 (84.62%) Office 365
2 4 (30.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Skype
2 4 (30.77%) PBX
2 4 (30.77%) PSTN
2 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Messaging Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Collaboration Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Lync Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lync Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
1 7 (53.85%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Facilities Management
4 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Contract Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Product Management
5 1 (7.69%) Server Building
5 1 (7.69%) SFIA
5 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
1 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CCDP
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CISM
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
1 7 (53.85%) Brightmail
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) IronPort
3 4 (30.77%) Polycom
4 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) BEA
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco