The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.46% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £205 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £288 £150
% change year-on-year
+16.95% +91.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+122.72% +6.45%
MCSA
Northamptonshire

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

Qualifications Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
42 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 19.27% 13.73% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 7
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £385 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% +17.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Northampton region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCDA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) HP