The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.91% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£120 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £238 £238
% change year-on-year
+35.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.71 £15.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.66% -39.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
45 76 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.64% 26.12% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 41 13
Average daily rate £369 £384 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 5
Average hourly rate £13.88 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £12.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £25.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSA across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MCTS
3 4 (57.14%) MCDST
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) CRM
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WLAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) Sun
4 3 (42.86%) MCP
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) MCSE
6 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WLAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Desktop Support
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MCTS
3 4 (57.14%) MCDST
4 3 (42.86%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Sun
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix