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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South East / West Sussex
Rank 51 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing MCSA 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.66% 0.42% 2.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.46% 2.94% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £35.00 £20.71
% change year-on-year
-52.85% +69.04%

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
122 68 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.64% 14.20% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 44 70
Median daily rate £413 £404 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.16% +30.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £52.50 £33.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +65.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 19 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team Management
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) UAG
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014

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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) UAG
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware