Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 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
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing MCSA 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.40% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Cheltenham median daily rate £400 - -
Gloucestershire median daily rate £388 - -
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 100 61 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 46.73% 39.87% 46.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 24 47
Cheltenham median daily rate £475 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +43.75% -6.98%
10th Percentile £263 £274 £223
90th Percentile £538 £663 £563
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 7
Cheltenham median hourly rate £30.00 £17.35 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.91% -59.18% +226.92%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.96 £16.75
90th Percentile £45.00 £17.49 £79.50
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

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 18 December 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITSM
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
1 3 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop

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 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (100.00%) ITSM
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
1 3 (100.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix