Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 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 > Kent
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 40 64
Rank change year-on-year -20 +24 -
Contract jobs citing MCSA 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.39% 1.81% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.74% 9.18% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.68% -
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year - +0.29% +0.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £20.83 -
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 Kent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Kent
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 73 98 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 14.17% 19.76% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 69 42
Kent median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £129 £163 £253
90th Percentile £528 £575 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.50% -17.65% -51.50%
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +25.93% +58.82%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Kent

MCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSA in Kent

MCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSA in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 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 Kent region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Server Patching
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Server Patching
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) VMware