The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 77 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.72% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+26.35% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year
+11.29% -25.96%
MCSA
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
174 121 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.73% 13.21% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 63 93
Average daily rate £325 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £435 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £14.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £32.25 £26.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) NetApp
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) Dell
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) IBM
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) IIS
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (14.29%) CCNA
7 1 (14.29%) NHS
7 1 (14.29%) Internet
7 1 (14.29%) McAfee
7 1 (14.29%) Project Management
7 1 (14.29%) Logistics

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
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