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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 80 85
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.91% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.38% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £310 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £320 £225
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £16.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+67.16% +6.34%
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
289 355 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 23.05% 26.89% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 219 116
Median daily rate £435 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 13
Median hourly rate £46.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.79 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) MCSE
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (84.62%) VMware
4 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
5 9 (69.23%) HP
5 9 (69.23%) NetBackup
5 9 (69.23%) Backup Exec
5 9 (69.23%) Intel Security
5 9 (69.23%) vSphere
5 9 (69.23%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (69.23%) WSUS
6 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
7 6 (46.15%) MS Office
7 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
8 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
9 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
9 3 (23.08%) Clustering
9 3 (23.08%) BladeLogic
9 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
9 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (23.08%) Project Management

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (46.15%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Server Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Wintel Support
3 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Server Support
4 4 (30.77%) Server Support Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Support Specialist
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Wintel Specialist
7 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
1 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
2 3 (23.08%) Clustering
3 2 (15.38%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
1 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
1 3 (23.08%) VB
1 3 (23.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Backup Exec
1 9 (69.23%) McAfee ePO
1 9 (69.23%) NetBackup
1 9 (69.23%) WSUS
2 3 (23.08%) BladeLogic
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) HP
2 9 (69.23%) Intel Security
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) EMC