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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - - 45
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £288 £150
% change year-on-year
+16.95% +91.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+122.72% +6.45%
MCSA
South West

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
277 234 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 60.22% 49.58% 36.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 121 68
Median daily rate £405 £454 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.79% +29.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 17
Median hourly rate £43.50 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £29.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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