The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 31 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing MCSA 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.20% 0.53% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £251 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -16.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+18.96% -6.45%
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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 Brighton region.

Qualifications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
42 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 16.73% 10.53% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 8
Average daily rate £250 £300 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £251 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.37 £37.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.02% +127.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

MCSA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Database Security
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft