The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 50 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.18% 0.76% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 2.18% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £285 £135 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -34.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £288 £341
% change year-on-year
+17.21% -15.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -8.97%
MCSA
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
192 275 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 33.68% 34.77% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 180 133
Median daily rate £350 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £255 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.58% +27.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) XSD
2 5 (83.33%) MCSD
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) WSDL
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Zachman Framework
2 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
2 5 (83.33%) MODAF
2 5 (83.33%) Xen
2 5 (83.33%) HL7
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (83.33%) Docker
2 5 (83.33%) Private Cloud
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) MODAF Architect
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) REST
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) WSDL
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Private Cloud
2 4 (66.67%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) MODAF
1 5 (83.33%) SOA
1 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
1 5 (83.33%) Virtual Environments
1 5 (83.33%) Zachman Framework
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCSD
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Docker
1 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) SAP