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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 30 21
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - 0.69% 2.02%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.44% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £225
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.41 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +50.00%
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
68 41 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 20.12% 28.47% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 20
Average daily rate £390 £351 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% +5.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £168 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £438 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £13.06 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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