Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 98 97
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing MCSA 17 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.10% 0.61% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.16% 1.66% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 1
Milton Keynes median daily rate £300 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +20.69% -27.50%
10th Percentile £200 £335 £285
90th Percentile £380 £510 £295
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £311 £350 £290
% change year-on-year -11.21% +20.69% -27.50%
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 409 541 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 26.52% 36.70% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 327 253
Milton Keynes median daily rate £363 £415 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.53% - +10.67%
10th Percentile £219 £281 £288
90th Percentile £501 £550 £536
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £371 £411 £418
% change year-on-year -9.67% -1.56% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +56.52% -38.67%
10th Percentile £11.46 £12.54 £10.31
90th Percentile £55.00 £18.00 £12.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year -2.78% +14.65% -56.69%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 June 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (94.12%) ITIL
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
3 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
3 15 (88.24%) Change Management
3 15 (88.24%) Security Cleared
4 14 (82.35%) DV Cleared
5 13 (76.47%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (76.47%) Office 365
6 12 (70.59%) SCCM
7 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
7 11 (64.71%) ITIL V3
7 11 (64.71%) QA
7 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
7 11 (64.71%) McAfee
8 9 (52.94%) Cisco
8 9 (52.94%) Firewall
9 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
9 8 (47.06%) Citrix
9 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (35.29%) VPN
10 6 (35.29%) WSUS
11 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
11 5 (29.41%) LAN
11 5 (29.41%) WAN
11 5 (29.41%) MCSE
11 5 (29.41%) Client/Server
11 5 (29.41%) SQL
11 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification

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 4 (23.53%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (76.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) VPN
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) Internet
5 3 (17.65%) DHCP
5 3 (17.65%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (29.41%) Desktop Support
3 4 (23.53%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Wintel Support
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Client/Server
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) ITIL
2 15 (88.24%) Change Management
3 11 (64.71%) ITIL V3
4 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
5 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (88.24%) Security Cleared
3 14 (82.35%) DV Cleared
4 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) CCNA
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (29.41%) MCSE
6 4 (23.53%) CCNP
6 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (5.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) QA
2 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (17.65%) ISA Server
3 3 (17.65%) UAG
3 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) SCCM
2 6 (35.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) McAfee
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) Forcepoint
4 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) Computacenter
5 3 (17.65%) Remedy
6 1 (5.88%) Kaspersky
6 1 (5.88%) Sophos