The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 56 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.34% - 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.57% - 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £331 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £285 £160
% change year-on-year
+18.85% +78.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £16.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+122.72% +8.19%
MCSA
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
127 173 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 21.78% 23.41% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 109 43
Average daily rate £350 £425 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +25.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £538 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +120.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £21.20 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £41.60 £95.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

MCSA
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCSA across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

MCSA Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

MCSA
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxford - 1 £450 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) WatchGuard
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Database Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) WatchGuard