Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +66
Contract jobs citing MCSA 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.63% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Southampton median daily rate £263 - -
Hampshire median daily rate £263 £344 £399
% change year-on-year -23.69% -13.73% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate £37.50 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £22.50

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 Southampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Southampton
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 92 132 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 19.21% 25.98% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 94 170
Southampton median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £179 £233 £300
90th Percentile £525 £496 £431
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 13
Southampton median hourly rate £44.12 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +252.92% -28.57% -32.69%
10th Percentile £30.55 £11.28 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.89 £25.50 £45.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.25% +14.29% +55.56%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Southampton

MCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSA in Southampton

MCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSA in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 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 Southampton region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre Operations
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft