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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -16.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+18.96% -6.45%
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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 Staffordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.02% 16.52% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 18
Average daily rate £300 £260 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £16.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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