Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 86 68
Rank change year-on-year +10 -18 -7
Contract jobs citing MCSA 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.52% 0.10% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.69% 0.64% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £291 - -
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £500 £225
% change year-on-year -35.00% +122.22% -43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £25.00 - £14.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 - £14.50

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 186 156 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 19.31% 16.07% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 84 86
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £388 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.90% -2.22%
10th Percentile £265 £274 £213
90th Percentile £560 £580 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £383 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +0.72% +1.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 11
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +37.93% +11.54%
10th Percentile £10.13 £12.14 £11.25
90th Percentile £20.32 £30.55 £20.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.13
% change year-on-year - +2.19% +14.17%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

MCSA
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Nottinghamshire 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
Nottingham +6 5 £291 -
MCSA
East Midlands

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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) NHS
4 2 (40.00%) Firmware
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Technician
2 2 (40.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) NHS
2 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (20.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Firmware
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (20.00%) HP