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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCSA 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.62% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.51% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £250 £210
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+104.16% +16.12%
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
265 191 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 40.77% 30.66% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 127 99
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £495 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 8
Median hourly rate £31.25 £17.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -43.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £21.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Corsham - 2 £500 -
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) MCSE
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) Migration
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (66.67%) vSphere
2 8 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 8 (66.67%) NetApp
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) DHCP
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (50.00%) Sophos
4 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) REST

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DHCP
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) REST
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) WSDL
1 4 (33.33%) XML
1 4 (33.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 3 (25.00%) NHS
4 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Migration
2 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) MODAF
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) MCSE
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) MCSD
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) HL7
2 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 8 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (33.33%) Docker
3 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) NetApp
3 6 (50.00%) Sophos
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Forcepoint
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle