The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 111 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -
Contract jobs citing MCSA 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.54% 0.28% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.91% 0.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £321 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £320 £225
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £16.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+67.16% +6.34%
MCSA
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
766 238 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 58.74% 32.92% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 133 77
Median daily rate £310 £345 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 18 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £26.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -20.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £15.00 £15.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +25.00%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

MCSA
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Newcastle upon Tyne -41 7 £321 -
MCSA
North East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (70.00%) HP
4 7 (70.00%) ITIL
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (60.00%) SAN
5 6 (60.00%) DHCP
5 6 (60.00%) SQL
5 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (60.00%) DNS
5 6 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (40.00%) Conflict Management
7 3 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (30.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (30.00%) SSL
7 3 (30.00%) SNMP
7 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (30.00%) SCCM

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) SNMP
2 3 (30.00%) SSL
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Conflict Management
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (10.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Altiris