The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
England / Yorkshire
Rank 117 119 127
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing MCSA 2 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.093% 0.74% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 4.47% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 3
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £35.00 £20.71
% change year-on-year
-48.57% +69.04%

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

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
322 470 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.91% 16.66% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 300 308
Median daily rate £384 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £513 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 16
Median hourly rate £24.50 £12.72 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.68% -9.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.42 £25.40 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

MCSA
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MCSA Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MCSA
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MCSA Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MCSA
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
South Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory