The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 123 91
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.089% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.60% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £175 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £285 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -12.82%
MCSA
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
252 331 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.53% 14.79% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 191 133
Median daily rate £360 £398 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% +18.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 7
Median hourly rate £12.63 £15.86 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.39% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £27.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Zerto
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) iManage
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) CommVault
2 3 (75.00%) Reuters
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Operations Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) CommVault
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) iManage
2 3 (75.00%) Reuters
2 3 (75.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (75.00%) Zerto
3 1 (25.00%) Dell