Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 May 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 101 92
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9 +6
Contract jobs citing MCSA 7 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.66% 0.69% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.24% 2.69% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 9
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.85% +0.14% +25.00%
10th Percentile £436 £300 £337
90th Percentile £500 £384 £505
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £380 £356
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% +22.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £17.00 -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 313 409 543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 29.39% 25.58% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 249 336
Milton Keynes median daily rate £440 £385 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -8.33% +1.82%
10th Percentile £226 £231 £282
90th Percentile £625 £507 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £440 £395 £413
% change year-on-year +11.39% -4.24% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 35 18
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +50.00%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +9.09%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Milton Keynes

MCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSA in Milton Keynes

MCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSA in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 May 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) PaaS
3 5 (71.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) CRM
4 4 (57.14%) MCDBA
4 4 (57.14%) SaaS
5 3 (42.86%) MariaDB
5 3 (42.86%) Service Design
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) MCP
5 3 (42.86%) MySQL
5 3 (42.86%) Service Management
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) MCITP
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) PaaS
2 4 (57.14%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) MariaDB
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Team Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
3 2 (28.57%) Application Support Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Application Development Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Development Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) CRM
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Service Design
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) ISMS
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) MCDBA
4 3 (42.86%) MCP
5 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 1 (14.29%) CCNA
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sony