The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 17 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 2.34% - 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £210 £225
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +29.16%
MCSA
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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 Staines region.

Qualifications Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 21.09% 16.17% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Average daily rate £400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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 29 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) VMS
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) PC Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix