The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 6 August 2020 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
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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London
Number of daily rates quoted
Median daily rate
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
Central London median daily rate
Number of hourly rates quoted
Median hourly rate
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
Median hourly rate
% change year-on-year
MCSA Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London
Job postings citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.
MCSA Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London
3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MCSA in the City of London.
MCSA Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London
3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MCSA in the City of London.
MCSA Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London
For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for MCSA.
MCSA Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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: