Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 78 68
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10 -6
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.12% 0.76% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 4.55% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 2
South Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £375 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +255.47% -
10th Percentile £275 £321 £102
90th Percentile £325 £413 £108
Yorkshire median daily rate £481 £375 £120
% change year-on-year +28.33% +212.50% -60.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £15.50

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 140 198 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 16.81% 16.65% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 134 150
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.69% +17.21% -
10th Percentile £248 £305 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 18
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.93% +7.50% -23.81%
10th Percentile £16.00 £16.75 £10.83
90th Percentile £36.45 £24.00 £28.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.43 £14.53 £15.50
% change year-on-year -0.74% -6.24% -

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in South Yorkshire

MCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSA in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) VSAN

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VSAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Support Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Consultant
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware