The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £250 £210
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+108.33% +16.12%
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 Northamptonshire region.

Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
51 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 14.17% 13.61% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 21
Median daily rate £400 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £357 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Median hourly rate £11.00 £19.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +17.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) CCDA
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) Dell
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
6 2 (28.57%) iPad
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) Unix
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
7 1 (14.29%) CCNP
7 1 (14.29%) MCP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Network Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Network Support
3 2 (28.57%) Network Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) CAD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) CCDA
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (14.29%) CCNP
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) MCITP
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Dell
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (14.29%) Twitter