The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.62% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £303 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.74% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.35%
MCSA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.73% 6.19% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 9
Average daily rate £354 £313 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +20.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £325 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.24 - £16.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

MCSA
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
MCSA
West Midlands

MCSA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft