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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 43 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.23% 0.82% 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.61% 2.56% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£205 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -16.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+18.96% -6.45%
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Wiltshire

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
62 117 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 14.25% 32.05% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 61 78
Average daily rate £425 £440 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +11.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £12.88 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £180 - £230 per day
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