The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 174 200 207
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +7
Contract jobs citing MCSA 20 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.10% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.55% 0.67% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £180 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.55% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £164 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £416 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £303 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.74% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.35%
MCSA
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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 City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
784 896 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.90% 15.23% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 623 756
Average daily rate £435 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 38
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -28.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £31.43 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MCSA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

MCSA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (77.14%) MCSE
3 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 24 (68.57%) Windows
5 19 (54.29%) VMware
6 17 (48.57%) ITIL
7 15 (42.86%) Cisco
8 13 (37.14%) Citrix
8 13 (37.14%) SCCM
9 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (31.43%) MCP
9 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
9 11 (31.43%) WAN
10 10 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (25.71%) DNS
11 9 (25.71%) MS Office
12 8 (22.86%) Linux
12 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
12 8 (22.86%) DHCP
12 8 (22.86%) LAN
12 8 (22.86%) SAN
12 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
13 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 7 (20.00%) vSphere
13 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
13 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.43%) Lync
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (8.57%) IIS
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) WAN
2 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 9 (25.71%) DNS
4 8 (22.86%) SAN
4 8 (22.86%) DHCP
4 8 (22.86%) LAN
5 7 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (17.14%) VPN
7 4 (11.43%) ADSL
7 4 (11.43%) WLAN
8 3 (8.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (5.71%) VLAN
9 2 (5.71%) Firewall
9 2 (5.71%) Network Security
9 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.86%) Internet
10 1 (2.86%) IPv4
10 1 (2.86%) VoIP
10 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.43%) Publishing
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) IT Support
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.86%) Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.86%) MDX
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Thrift
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Clustering
4 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) NHS
5 1 (2.86%) Statistics
5 1 (2.86%) Informatics
5 1 (2.86%) iPhone
5 1 (2.86%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (22.86%) Linux
4 7 (20.00%) Debian
4 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 4 (11.43%) Android
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Phone
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Service Management
3 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.43%) Identity Management
3 4 (11.43%) Change Control
4 3 (8.57%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (8.57%) Functional Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Software Deployment
4 3 (8.57%) PRINCE
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Process Management
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) Line Management
6 1 (2.86%) Coaching
6 1 (2.86%) Network Management
6 1 (2.86%) Database Security
6 1 (2.86%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.86%) VBA
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (77.14%) MCSE
3 11 (31.43%) MCP
4 10 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (17.14%) MCITP
6 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (11.43%) CCNP
7 4 (11.43%) CCA
7 4 (11.43%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (8.57%) CCEE
9 2 (5.71%) Degree
9 2 (5.71%) CCNA
10 1 (2.86%) CCEA
10 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.86%) VCAP
10 1 (2.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.00%) vSphere
4 4 (11.43%) XenApp
5 3 (8.57%) UAG
6 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.71%) vCloud
7 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) SCOM
2 4 (11.43%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (5.71%) vMotion
4 1 (2.86%) WMI
4 1 (2.86%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (54.29%) VMware
3 15 (42.86%) Cisco
4 13 (37.14%) Citrix
5 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (14.29%) HP
6 5 (14.29%) Dell
6 5 (14.29%) McAfee
7 4 (11.43%) Polycom
7 4 (11.43%) Apple
8 3 (8.57%) Juniper
8 3 (8.57%) CommVault
8 3 (8.57%) F5
8 3 (8.57%) ServiceNow
9 2 (5.71%) Remedy
10 1 (2.86%) Adobe
10 1 (2.86%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (2.86%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (2.86%) Sophos
10 1 (2.86%) Facebook
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