The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs citing MCDST 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.49% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £106 £476
% change year-on-year
+116.47% -77.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.67 £15.38
% change year-on-year
- +8.42%
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 Dorset region.

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
56 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 21.21% 22.66% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 14
Median daily rate £280 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 12
Median hourly rate £42.13 £21.04 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.21% -50.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MCDST
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MCDST Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

MCDST
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Dorset region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (100.00%) Patch Management

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) BlackBerry Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Support
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Support
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (100.00%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy