The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 61 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.33% - 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.25% - 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £260 £170
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +52.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+104.16% +16.12%
MCSA
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
89 99 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.54% 13.49% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 48 47
Median daily rate £425 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £104 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.00% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCSA
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Cambridge - 2 - -
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Dell
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) VCP5
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) VCP6
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) WSUS
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (40.00%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (20.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) VCP5
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (80.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) VCP6
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Dell
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft