The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 51 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.28% - 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £269 - £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Gloucestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
177 252 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 50.28% 54.66% 52.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 108 144
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 15
Median hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.04% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £27.50 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Computacenter
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) UAG
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) UAG
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Computacenter
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) VMware