The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 29 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.29% - 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% - 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
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
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
63 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 27.04% 17.05% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 17 9
Average daily rate £375 £400 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +50.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Average hourly rate £48.14 £32.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.12% -31.57%
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 Dorset

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

MCSA
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Dorset 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - - - - 2
Poole - - - -
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Services Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware