The first table below looks at the demand for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bracknell region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.32% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.97% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £250 £213
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
Qualifications Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
103 105 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 32.59% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 11
Average daily rate £325 £340 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £178 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £401 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £12.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
MCSA
Berkshire

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSA across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCSA across the Bracknell region.

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCSA across the Bracknell region.

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

MCSA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) UAG
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) VMware