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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.44% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£163 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -34.73%
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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
69 53 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.33% 17.49% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 30 83
Average daily rate £420 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £362 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.27 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix