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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 35 30
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 1.05% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category - 6.25% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £140
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+11.29% -
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 Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
53 48 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.32% 16.84% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 29
Average daily rate £350 £285 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £35.05 £10.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.80% -67.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Dover - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
MCSA
South East