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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 58 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.19% - 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £275 £323
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+32.14% -9.67%
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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 Tyne and Wear region.

Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
135 44 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 26.06% 24.18% 37.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 19 77
Average daily rate £361 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.41% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £237 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £13.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £13.00 £14.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSA across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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%) Operations Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Apple