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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 48 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.24% 1.28% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.19% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £13.63 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £14.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+41.07% +19.14%
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 Nottinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
84 60 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 19.86% 19.23% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 27
Average daily rate £388 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £690 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £20.06 £101.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSA across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -6 1 £370 - 1
MCSA
East Midlands

MCSA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) IIS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee