The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Gloucestershire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £250 £288
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
201 79 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 45.58% 31.47% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 45 106
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 23
Average hourly rate £40.50 £54.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.68% +43.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £29.45 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £54.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSA across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense