The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 28 July 2021 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
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands
Number of daily rates quoted
Median daily rate (50th Percentile)
England median daily rate
% change year-on-year
Number of hourly rates quoted
Median hourly rate
Median % change year-on-year
England median hourly rate
% change year-on-year
MCSA Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands
Job postings citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.
MCSA Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands
3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MCSA in the West Midlands.
MCSA Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands
3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MCSA in the West Midlands.
MCSA Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands
The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 28 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.
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
MCSA Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands
For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MCSA.
MCSA Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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: