The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 43 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.47% - 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.65% - 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £220 £251
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -12.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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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 Swindon region.

Qualifications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
121 58 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 28.40% 13.74% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 52 67
Average daily rate £425 £398 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.78% -9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £174 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.88
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 - £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 - £16.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

MCSA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft