The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCDST 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £165 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £118 £130
% change year-on-year
+10.63% -9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.67 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-20.22% +1.09%
MCDST
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
243 182 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.50% 20.02% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 130 87
Median daily rate £420 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +82.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +29.72%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing MCDST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MCDST
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

MCDST Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

MCDST
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

MCDST Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

MCDST
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCDST 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) Practice Management
1 2 (100.00%) Law
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) OpenText
1 2 (100.00%) Mitel
1 2 (100.00%) Document Management
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Document Management
1 2 (100.00%) Practice Management
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 2 (100.00%) Mitel
1 2 (100.00%) OpenText