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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 46 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing MCSA 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.64% 0.41% -
As % of the Qualifications category 11.39% 2.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £105 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+255.46% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+38.70% -3.12%
MCSA
Yorkshire

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
79 92 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.39% 18.70% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 69 42
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £120 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -12.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Rotherham - 6 £375 -
Sheffield -9 2 £363 +234.13%
Doncaster - 1 £288 -
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (66.67%) C#
4 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (66.67%) ETL
4 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (66.67%) Advertising
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 8 (66.67%) ETL Development
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (25.00%) SCCM
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) Dell

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 8 (66.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) ETL Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Senior Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Senior ETL Developer
1 8 (66.67%) SSAS Developer
1 8 (66.67%) SSIS Developer
1 8 (66.67%) SSRS Developer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) ETL
1 8 (66.67%) ETL Development
1 8 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
3 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (8.33%) CCNA
6 1 (8.33%) CCNP
6 1 (8.33%) CNE
6 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) SCSM
3 1 (8.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Novell