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 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.27% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -34.73%
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
59 34 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.95% 11.18% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 40
Average daily rate £369 £310 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.87% +45.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £172 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 7
Average hourly rate £37.60 £22.69 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% +10.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.69 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £22.69 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSA across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 1 - -
Barnsley - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) VMware