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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 60 54
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.16% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.11% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £244
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £320 £225
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £16.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+67.16% +6.34%
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
95 90 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.96% 14.49% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 50 57
Median daily rate £280 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £39.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -4.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.30 £21.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.25 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) PC Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) PC Support
1 1 (100.00%) PC Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM