Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 June 2018 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 146 158
Rank change year-on-year -15 +12 +22
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.026% 0.14% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.56% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 15
Berkshire median daily rate £240 £218 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -37.86% +6.06%
South East median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £29.92 £44.00
% change year-on-year -32.32% -32.00% +183.87%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 732 887 1,349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.97% 24.24% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 383 670
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £228 £250
90th Percentile £575 £586 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +3.41% +2.75% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 81 59
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% - -30.39%
10th Percentile £10.12 £12.00 £9.54
90th Percentile £51.88 £53.75 £60.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +75.00% -44.44% +60.00%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Berkshire

MCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSA in Berkshire

MCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSA in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware