The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 82 84
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.87% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+29.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +12.00%
MCSA
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
357 267 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.30% 21.29% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 147 121
Average daily rate £385 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £488 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 25
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -50.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.00 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £25.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

MCSA
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Shepperton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Woking - - - -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) MCSE
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) MS Office
5 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
5 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
6 5 (45.45%) VMware
6 5 (45.45%) MCP
7 4 (36.36%) Citrix
8 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
8 3 (27.27%) MCDST
8 3 (27.27%) MCITP
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
8 3 (27.27%) HP
9 2 (18.18%) Cisco
9 2 (18.18%) Firewall
9 2 (18.18%) ISA Server
10 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (9.09%) Degree
10 1 (9.09%) WSUS
10 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
10 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (9.09%) vSphere

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Server Support
2 4 (36.36%) Server Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Server Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Wintel Support
2 4 (36.36%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) MCSE
3 5 (45.45%) MCP
4 3 (27.27%) MCDST
4 3 (27.27%) MCITP
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) ISA Server
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 1 (9.09%) Remedy
6 1 (9.09%) McAfee
6 1 (9.09%) Apple