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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 38 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.32% - 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £170 £275
% change year-on-year
+70.58% -38.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +36.36%
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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
51 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.29% 13.11% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 13 8
Average daily rate £250 £300 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -9.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £220 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £34.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSA across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft