The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 51 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.22% - 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.92% - 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £175
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £260 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.17 £15.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+36.54% -10.14%
MCSA
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
109 82 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.49% 12.83% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 41 48
Median daily rate £275 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 4
Median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +26.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.50 £13.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.45 £50.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +14.18%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Essex

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

MCSA
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 Essex region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MOS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Specialist
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MOS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft