Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 102 104
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 -
Contract jobs citing MCSA 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.31% 0.47% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.46% 1.92% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Bristol median daily rate £475 £239 £178
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +99.16% +34.37% -
10th Percentile £438 £218 £160
90th Percentile £513 £388 £197
South West median daily rate £475 £285 £220
% change year-on-year +66.67% +29.55% +35.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £40.00 -
South West median hourly rate - £22.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +57.14% -30.00%

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 Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 410 417 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.06% 24.30% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 272 285
Bristol median daily rate £395 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £204 £270 £263
90th Percentile £600 £599 £500
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 14
Bristol median hourly rate £36.25 £29.00 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +69.34% -51.76%
10th Percentile £13.79 £17.53 £10.70
90th Percentile £44.88 £47.40 £25.00
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £39.63
% change year-on-year +36.36% -30.60% +13.21%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Bristol

MCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSA in Bristol

MCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSA in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) A+ Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (50.00%) MCITP
3 3 (50.00%) Wiki
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) BT
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) Build Automation

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Expert
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) BT
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft