The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 44 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.34% - 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% - 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £220 £251
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -12.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
51 43 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.23% 15.25% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 31
Average daily rate £388 £350 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +22.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSA across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Kent

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

MCSA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix