Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 86 84
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -26
Contract jobs citing MCSA 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.67% 0.080% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.06% 0.35% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £375 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +48.51% +14.77%
10th Percentile £333 £363 £226
90th Percentile £438 £388 £285
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70% -2.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £19.50 - -
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 West Sussex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Sussex
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 229 284 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 21.89% 22.61% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 172 138
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.89% +10.00%
10th Percentile £266 £300 £243
90th Percentile £496 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 13
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +152.94% -
10th Percentile £17.50 £31.40 £15.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.25 £42.40
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +17.24% +70.59%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in West Sussex

MCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCSA in West Sussex

MCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCSA in West Sussex

MCSA
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 6 months to 20 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
Gatwick - 4 £425 -
Crawley +2 3 - -
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (57.14%) Software Deployment
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 4 (57.14%) Performance Management
4 4 (57.14%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) Operations Management
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Kaseya
6 2 (28.57%) Office 365
6 2 (28.57%) MCITP
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (28.57%) MCP
6 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (14.29%) VBScript

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) IT Manager
1 4 (57.14%) IT Services Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Service Manager
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (57.14%) Operations Management
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Management
2 4 (57.14%) Software Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (28.57%) MCITP
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) CCA
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Kaseya
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix