The first table below looks at the demand for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East Midlands region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 87 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing MCSA 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.21% 0.069% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£625 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £250 £288
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
237 205 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.38% 14.15% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 96 80
Average daily rate £345 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.19% +10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 28
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £56.25 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
MCSA
England

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MCSA
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leicestershire - 1 £625 -
Northamptonshire - - - - 3
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
2 5 (83.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) MCP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MCDST
2 5 (83.33%) MCTS
2 5 (83.33%) MCITP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Vista
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) VLDB
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) OLAP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (83.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) OLAP
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) VLDB
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Support Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) IT Support
2 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCDST
2 5 (83.33%) MCTS
2 5 (83.33%) MCITP
2 5 (83.33%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix