Period
to 24 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2020 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
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing MCSA 1 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 3.33% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
Staffordshire median daily rate - £303 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - £13.20

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 10.00% 3.70% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 11
Median daily rate £365 £510 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.43% +41.67% -7.10%
10th Percentile £358 £505 £313
90th Percentile £373 £515 £380
Staffordshire median daily rate £358 £381 £375
% change year-on-year -6.23% +1.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £53.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -34.58% +18.89%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM XIV
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware