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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 56 38
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.40% 3.01%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.61% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
Median daily rate - £220 £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £303 £223
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +35.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+67.16% +11.66%
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
140 124 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.71% 24.85% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 69 57
Median daily rate £407 £350 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.28% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £120 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £21.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

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 30 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) IaaS
4 5 (62.50%) Office 365
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) MCP
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) SCCM
5 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (50.00%) VBScript
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (50.00%) HP
5 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (37.50%) 3PAR
6 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS

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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) IaaS
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
1 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) AdminStudio
1 2 (25.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) IT Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Architect
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
2 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) MCP
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) MCDST
4 2 (25.00%) MCSD
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) 3PAR
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Intel Security