The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 34 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.38% 0.34% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.00% 0.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £170 £240
% change year-on-year
+60.29% -29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +29.16%
MCSA
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Qualifications Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
50 101 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 19.01% 34.83% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 39 23
Average daily rate £400 £326 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.69% +2.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £179 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £27.88 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.91% +92.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.38 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £27.88 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) VMware