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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South East / Surrey
Rank 87 83 90
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.099% 0.89% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 2.86% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £325 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £35.00 £20.71
% change year-on-year
-48.57% +69.04%

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
197 385 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.54% 31.20% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 253 164
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £311 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 36 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.20 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.92 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Camberley - 1 £325 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 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 Surrey region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (75.00%) Skype
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) MCDST
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP

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 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Skype
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Mac Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCDST
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Acronis
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam