Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 97 88
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 -19
Contract jobs citing MCSE 1 11 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.095% 0.97% 2.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 3.08% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 32
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £625 £290 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +115.52% -8.37% +58.25%
10th Percentile £613 £285 £205
90th Percentile £638 £355 £341
North East median daily rate £625 £290 £317
% change year-on-year +115.52% -8.37% +19.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% +14.75%
North East median hourly rate - £12.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year - -60.63% +4.10%

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 365 357 885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.50% 31.45% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 240 586
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £345 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +12.76% -8.03%
10th Percentile £200 £212 £223
90th Percentile £538 £526 £474
North East median daily rate £333 £350 £313
% change year-on-year -4.79% +11.82% -7.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 36 40
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.25 £31.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.45% +9.73% +74.81%
10th Percentile £8.38 £14.38 £16.54
90th Percentile £38.75 £43.00 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £13.72 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -54.27% +5.26% +76.36%

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 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 26 May 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 0 1 £625 +115.52% 1
MCSE
North East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS

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 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Contract Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SFIA
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom