The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 51 58 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.20% 0.58% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.92% 3.88% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £285 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £310 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £16.41
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -5.54%
MCSA
South East

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

Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
109 103 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 21.46% 14.88% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 63 65
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +22.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) PowerCLI
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) Server Patching
2 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (50.00%) Server Patching
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) PowerCLI
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware