The table below looks at the statistics 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 February 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
England / East Midlands
Rank 91 93 93
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.070% 0.50% 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 2.59% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £205 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -44.59%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £35.00 £20.71
% change year-on-year
-48.57% +69.04%

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

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
250 309 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.45% 19.35% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 191 155
Median daily rate £375 £395 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 23
Median hourly rate £19.44 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £32.75 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 2
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (33.33%) MCDST
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Handset

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Server Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Handset
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCDST
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) VMware