The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 64 81 87
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs citing MCSA 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.24% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.83% 1.22% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £438 £360 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.52% -12.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.41
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -5.54%
MCSA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
242 246 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.98% 20.03% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 159 186
Median daily rate £450 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 45
Median hourly rate £20.25 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCSA
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Milton Keynes +19 2 £438 +21.52%
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCSA 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
1 2 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco