The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.50% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £170 £250
% change year-on-year
+69.11% -32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
MCSA
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
87 40 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.64% 20.94% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 34
Average daily rate £400 £280 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -34.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £453 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.61%
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 Merseyside

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

MCSA
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) BlackBerry OS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) BlackBerry OS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft