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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 51 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.20% 0.59% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 2.74% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £100 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £321 £225
% change year-on-year
+8.94% +42.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +50.00%
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
95 73 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 19.04% 21.47% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 55 22
Average daily rate £300 £310 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +37.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £230 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £463 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +12.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +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
Top 3 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) DBS Check

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Database Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Engineer
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification