The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 28 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 35 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.41% - 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.13% - 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £255 £200
% change year-on-year
+37.25% +27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+104.16% +16.12%
MCSA
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
47 102 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.26% 26.98% 61.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 65 221
Median daily rate £530 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,846 £630 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 3
Median hourly rate £38.63 £55.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.77% +144.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £38.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £55.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

MCSA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware