The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - 61 -
Contract jobs citing MCDST 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.15% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £113 £143
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.84 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-7.95% +22.47%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
160 98 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.59% 14.92% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 55 64
Average daily rate £350 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £12.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCDST across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MCDST
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCDST across the Birmingham region.

MCDST Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

MCDST
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCDST across the Birmingham region.

MCDST Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham