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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 54 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.50% - 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% - 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £170
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.41
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -5.54%
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
106 87 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.30% 15.32% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 36 70
Median daily rate £325 £400 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +18.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £242 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 11
Median hourly rate £33.00 £40.50 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -11.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £32.00 £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Harlow - 2 - -
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MOS
2 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
2 2 (66.67%) Life Science
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment

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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Life Science
1 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle