Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 163 178
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15 -37
Contract jobs citing MCSA 10 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.28% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 0.62% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 8
Hampshire median daily rate £263 £344 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.69% -13.73% +14.75%
10th Percentile £219 £275 £255
90th Percentile £316 £367 £490
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70% -2.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £22.50
10th Percentile £27.78 - £21.25
90th Percentile £38.38 - £23.75
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £20.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year +68.03% +34.39% -22.50%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hampshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1257 1458 1820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.41% 37.49% 41.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 965 1082
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.23% +4.69%
10th Percentile £213 £275 £270
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 82 70
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% +55.56%
10th Percentile £19.34 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.15 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.95
% change year-on-year -24.44% +13.52% +76.18%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Hampshire

MCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSA in Hampshire

MCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSA in Hampshire

MCSA
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth - 4 - -
Southampton - 3 £263 - 4
Farnborough - 3 - -
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (60.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) MCSE
5 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) Office 365
6 4 (40.00%) Skype
6 4 (40.00%) Server Building
6 4 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (40.00%) McAfee
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
8 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
8 2 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (20.00%) Change Management
8 2 (20.00%) Project Management
8 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Build Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) IT Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Server Building
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) MCSE
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (10.00%) HNC
6 1 (10.00%) HND
6 1 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) McAfee