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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £280 £338
% change year-on-year
+23.03% -17.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -8.10%
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
38 63 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.07% 22.42% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 23
Median daily rate £375 £415 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £306 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £459 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) VMware