The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South East / Hampshire
Rank 90 110 111
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Contract jobs citing MCSA 16 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.91% 0.31% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.12% 0.75% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 6
Median daily rate £325 £363 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +12.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £353 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £373 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £35.00 £20.71
% change year-on-year
-52.85% +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 Hampshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
755 803 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 42.85% 42.00% 40.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 506 422
Median daily rate £413 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 36 27
Median hourly rate £41.64 £45.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.46% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.38 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCSA across the Hampshire region.

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

MCSA
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Hook +11 13 £320 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (95.00%) Windows
3 18 (90.00%) VBScript
3 18 (90.00%) XML
3 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (90.00%) MCITP
3 18 (90.00%) PowerShell
3 18 (90.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (85.00%) Windows 7
5 16 (80.00%) ITIL
6 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
7 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (70.00%) Skype for Business
7 14 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (70.00%) Cisco
7 14 (70.00%) MS Exchange
7 14 (70.00%) VMware
7 14 (70.00%) SAN
7 14 (70.00%) NetApp
7 14 (70.00%) Skype
8 13 (65.00%) VMware ESX
8 13 (65.00%) Firewall
8 13 (65.00%) VoIP
8 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
9 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
10 7 (35.00%) Validation
11 4 (20.00%) High Availability
11 4 (20.00%) HTML

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 14 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (70.00%) MS Exchange
1 14 (70.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) SAN
1 14 (70.00%) Skype
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 13 (65.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Server Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Server Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (85.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Validation
3 4 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) PowerShell
1 18 (90.00%) VBScript
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (90.00%) MCITP
3 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (5.00%) MCSE
6 1 (5.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (65.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) NetApp
2 14 (70.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas
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