The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 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
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 46 47
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire - 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.15% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £320
% change year-on-year +0.74% +4.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.51 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -47.97% +108.33%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 42 87 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 10.42% 17.83% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 59 45
Median daily rate £375 £560 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.03% +47.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £630 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire citing MCSA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Nottinghamshire

MCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSA in Nottinghamshire

MCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSA in Nottinghamshire