The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 32 26
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.47% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.38% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.90% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +9.67%
MCSA
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
18 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.53% 19.72% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 16
Average daily rate £310 £298 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.20% -18.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £460 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £16.84 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.22% -36.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Chester