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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 33 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.56% - 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.92% - 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £120 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £344 £321
% change year-on-year
- +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.41
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 Shropshire region.

Qualifications Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
52 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 29.05% 16.67% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 30
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £470 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford - 1 £120 -
MCSA
West Midlands

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Netcool
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Support
1 1 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (33.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas