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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 56 -
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.53% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £160 £263
% change year-on-year
+92.18% -39.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+9.25% +14.89%
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
94 111 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.53% 19.44% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 53 68
Average daily rate £381 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.23% +0.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £200 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £34.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.04% +80.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.50 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.75 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.33%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSA across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - - - - 1
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware