Period
to 15 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 August 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 137 156
Contract jobs citing MCSA 0 3 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.84% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £195 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -40.91% +5.60%
Yorkshire median daily rate - £250 £300
% change year-on-year - -16.67% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £15.30
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £15.30

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 192 358 502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 21.77% 13.85% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 250 293
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £248 £212 £305
90th Percentile £650 £576 £593
Yorkshire median daily rate £495 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +19.28% -2.35% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 39
Median hourly rate £26.96 £21.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.87% +25.00% +19.72%
10th Percentile £13.80 £11.58 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £64.65 £33.55
Median hourly rate £16.85 £18.00 £17.41
% change year-on-year -6.42% +3.39% -0.51%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MCSA in West Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for MCSA in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MCSA in West Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for MCSA in West Yorkshire