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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 63 47
Rank change year-on-year +25 -16  
Contract jobs citing MCSE 9 61 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.35% 4.26% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 6.95% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 40 1
Median daily rate £375 £312 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.38% +55.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £321 £325
% change year-on-year +1.24% -1.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -8.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.33 £21.55
% change year-on-year -22.64% -1.02%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Academic & Professional Certification
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 153 878 182
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 39.95% 61.27% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 585 101
Median daily rate £358 £308 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.26% -6.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £435 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 70 12
Median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £19.70 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £36.00 £38.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing MCSE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in Tyne and Wear

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCSE in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCSE in Tyne and Wear

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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

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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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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 +22 8 £400 +29.03% 1
Gateshead - 1 £350 -
MCSE
North East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MCSE 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 MCSE.

1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
4 10 (76.92%) Office 365
5 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
5 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
6 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
7 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
8 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
8 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
8 6 (46.15%) Skype for Business
8 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (38.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
9 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
9 5 (38.46%) Trend Micro
9 5 (38.46%) Visualisation
9 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (38.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (38.46%) Skype
9 5 (38.46%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (38.46%) SCCM
9 5 (38.46%) Android
9 5 (38.46%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (38.46%) Blackberry
9 5 (38.46%) DHCP

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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 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 6 (46.15%) Skype for Business
3 5 (38.46%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (38.46%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (38.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Office 365
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DHCP
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
1 5 (38.46%) Skype
2 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
1 5 (38.46%) Messaging Consultant
1 5 (38.46%) Messaging Support
1 5 (38.46%) Support Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) Android
5 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (38.46%) Visualisation
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) MCSA
5 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Trend Micro
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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