The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 33 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.41% - 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.50% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £275 - £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £320 £225
% change year-on-year
- +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £16.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+67.16% +6.34%
MCSA
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
40 30 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.60% 10.87% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 23
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £463 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -51.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

MCSA
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 1 £275 -
MCSA
East Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos