The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 55 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing MCSA 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.39% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.20% 1.94% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 South Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
91 103 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.81% 19.47% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 72 48
Median daily rate £425 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 £9.05 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.12%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

MCSA
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 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
Sheffield - 2 £400 -
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (66.67%) ETL Development
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Advertising
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) ETL
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (66.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) ETL Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Senior ETL Developer
1 4 (66.67%) SSAS Developer
1 4 (66.67%) SSIS Developer
1 4 (66.67%) SSRS Developer
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) ETL
1 4 (66.67%) ETL Development
1 4 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft