The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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 Shropshire 0.64% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £238 £238
% change year-on-year
+35.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.41 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.71 £15.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.66% -39.50%
MCSA
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
48 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 30.57% 33.02% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 9
Average daily rate £300 £343 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% +14.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.06 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

MCSA
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
Telford - 1 - -
MCSA
West Midlands

MCSA
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware