Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 47 54
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 2.21% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category - 11.76% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate - £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.00% +3.45%
East of England median daily rate £413 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +37.50% -20.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £13.15 - £16.50

MCSA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 68 119 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 15.04% 18.80% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 83 54
Bedfordshire median daily rate £428 £375 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.00% -13.04% +16.55%
10th Percentile £349 £135 £306
90th Percentile £517 £575 £546
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £42.72 £19.25 £28.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.90% -33.39% -35.78%
10th Percentile £27.75 £13.98 £13.90
90th Percentile £50.50 £23.93 £44.91
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -50.00% +47.37%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing MCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Bedfordshire

MCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MCSA in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSA in Bedfordshire

MCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSA in Bedfordshire