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 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
Rank - 71 78
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 1.80% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category - 9.92% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 20 5
Median daily rate - £390 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £344 £321
% change year-on-year
- +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
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 Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
156 262 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.10% 18.16% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 174 139
Median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +95.45%
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 Leeds

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