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 19 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South East / Kent
Rank 34 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.07% - 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.62% - 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £344 £321
% change year-on-year
- +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £35.00 £16.41
% change year-on-year
-53.57% +113.28%

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
37 46 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.18% 20.26% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 24
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -57.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 Related IT Skills in Kent

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

1 11 (100.00%) MCP
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) Nessus
1 11 (100.00%) MCITP
1 11 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 11 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Server Patching

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Server Patching
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) MCITP
1 11 (100.00%) MCP
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
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