The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Surrey 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 84 74 89
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing MCSA 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.24% 0.63% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.57% 3.09% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £251 £320
% change year-on-year
-12.17% -21.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 - £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 - £16.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
Qualifications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
191 259 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.23% 20.51% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 160 136
Average daily rate £388 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £54.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
MCSA
South East

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 1 August 2014. 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
Chertsey - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Reigate - - - - 4
Thames Ditton - - - -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) MCDST
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) MCP
5 2 (33.33%) SLA
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Apple
6 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) VoIP
6 1 (16.67%) vSphere
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) IT Operations Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) IT Support
3 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Desktop Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCDST
3 3 (50.00%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
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