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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.20% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £638 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £316 £220
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £16.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+67.16% +6.34%
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
283 240 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 57.64% 52.52% 44.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 145 81
Median daily rate £400 £415 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £266 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £483 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 13
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £12.55 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £43.50 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +29.72%

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 23 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) MODAF
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) HL7
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) MODAF
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware