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 28 February 2017 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.71% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £39.00 £20.71
% change year-on-year
-56.41% +88.36%

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
18 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.71% 17.86% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 23
Median daily rate £325 £401 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.85% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

MCSA Daily Rate 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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) EMC

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp