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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £285 £160
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +78.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+122.72% +6.45%
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
257 201 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 38.82% 29.05% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 124 109
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £10.70 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £21.00 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCSA across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) NetApp
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (100.00%) Migration
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) vSphere
1 8 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) Sophos
3 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (50.00%) WSUS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 8 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) NetApp
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Sophos
3 2 (25.00%) Forcepoint
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle