The first table below looks at the demand for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Staines region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £250 £213
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
Qualifications Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 16.17% 13.71% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 11
Average daily rate £425 £345 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -20.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £222 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £360 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
MCSA
Surrey

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) ACSP
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ACSP
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec