Period
to 23 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 April 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
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.34% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median daily rate - - -
Gloucestershire median daily rate £125 £550 £269
% change year-on-year -77.27% +104.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 147 66 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 50.69% 44.59% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 29 12
Cheltenham median daily rate £500 £500 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +127.27% -49.71%
10th Percentile £391 £318 £115
90th Percentile £550 £663 £454
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -3.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 10
Cheltenham median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +73.33% +56.25%
10th Percentile £17.50 £20.49 £12.93
90th Percentile £50.00 £42.75 £55.50
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +57.89% +3.64% -36.78%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft