The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 45 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing MCSA 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.52% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.33% 1.35% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £321
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £35.00 £16.41
% change year-on-year
-53.57% +113.28%

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

Qualifications Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
60 74 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 15.67% 16.30% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 33
Median daily rate £375 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £239 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £10.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.20 £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

MCSA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Server Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix