Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 125 131
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 -10
Contract jobs citing MCSA 7 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.25% 0.13% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 0.61% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
Surrey median daily rate £220 - £325
10th Percentile £146 - £209
90th Percentile £388 - £375
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year - +0.29% +0.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Surrey median hourly rate - - £15.50
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £20.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year +68.03% +34.39% -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 Surrey with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Surrey
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 420 494 734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.22% 21.17% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 317 504
Surrey median daily rate £436 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £307
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 27
Surrey median hourly rate £19.75 £34.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.91% +83.78% -7.50%
10th Percentile £13.76 £12.55 £11.92
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.07 £52.17
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +25.93% +58.82%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Surrey

MCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSA in Surrey

MCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MCSA in Surrey

MCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSA in Surrey

MCSA
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 18 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
Staines +9 2 £220 -
Whyteleafe - 2 £375 -
Guildford - 2 £148 -
Reigate - 1 - -
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Surrey region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Office 365
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) SLA
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) MCSE
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (28.57%) CCNA
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) Change Management
6 2 (28.57%) Apple
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 2 (28.57%) MCP
6 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (28.57%) LAN

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) IaaS
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) VLAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) CCA
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) MobileIron
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow