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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 137 138 108
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -30
Contract jobs citing MCSA 9 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.08% 1.15% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Median daily rate £375 £175 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £105 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £262 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £320 £225
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £16.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+67.16% +6.34%
MCSA
England

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
433 436 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.01% 14.79% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 288 154
Median daily rate £385 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £456 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
Median hourly rate £14.57 £22.11 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.12% +44.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.05 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%

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 26 July 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
South Yorkshire +2 6 £375 +255.46% 1
West Yorkshire +5 3 - - 8
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (87.50%) MCSE
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) Windows
5 8 (50.00%) ITIL
5 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (50.00%) Citrix
5 8 (50.00%) VMware
6 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 7 (43.75%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 6 (37.50%) SAN
8 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (25.00%) ETL Development
9 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (25.00%) ETL
9 4 (25.00%) MCP
9 4 (25.00%) C#
9 4 (25.00%) Advertising
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) NAS
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 4 (25.00%) Advertising
2 3 (18.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) ETL Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Senior ETL Developer
1 4 (25.00%) SSAS Developer
1 4 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
1 4 (25.00%) SSRS Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Database Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) ETL
2 4 (25.00%) ETL Development
2 4 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (12.50%) Release Management
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (87.50%) MCSE
3 4 (25.00%) MCP
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (18.75%) MCITP
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (6.25%) CCNA
6 1 (6.25%) CCNP
6 1 (6.25%) CNE
6 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
6 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (6.25%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) DameWare
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
2 3 (18.75%) SCSM
3 1 (6.25%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Citrix
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) CommVault
3 3 (18.75%) Dell
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) iManage
3 3 (18.75%) Reuters
3 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
3 3 (18.75%) Zerto
4 1 (6.25%) Novell