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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 109 122 101
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs citing MCSA 7 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.38% 0.27% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 0.63% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 12
Median daily rate £353 £420 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +20.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £460 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £280 £338
% change year-on-year
+23.03% -17.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -8.10%
MCSA
South East

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
681 960 802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.87% 42.69% 38.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 555 430
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 30
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.96 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.32% +40.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 6 £353 +35.57%
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

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

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) MCITP
3 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) ITIL
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (60.00%) VMware
5 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 5 (50.00%) Intel Security
6 5 (50.00%) HP
6 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (50.00%) DHCP
6 5 (50.00%) DNS
6 5 (50.00%) SQL
6 5 (50.00%) VBScript
7 4 (40.00%) Solaris
7 4 (40.00%) CCNP
7 4 (40.00%) CCNA
7 4 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (40.00%) SAN
7 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (40.00%) Altiris

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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Build Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (40.00%) Solaris
6 1 (10.00%) AIX
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Server Building
3 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) MCITP
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) VCP4
4 4 (40.00%) VCP5
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (20.00%) MCSE
6 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (10.00%) MCTS
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Netcool
2 1 (10.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Intel Security
4 4 (40.00%) Altiris
4 4 (40.00%) Supermicro
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) F5
6 1 (10.00%) Veritas