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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 45 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing MCSA 2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.43% 2.15% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.08% 10.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £220 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £250
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +50.00%
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
65 94 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 14.13% 20.22% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 68 57
Average daily rate £408 £305 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.60% -11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -54.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSA across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (75.00%) UAG
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (25.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) UAG
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) VMware