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 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 27 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCDST 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.51% - 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £206
UK excluding London average daily rate £114 £130 £90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.75 £12.77
% change year-on-year
+6.92% +23.33%
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
31 27 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 15.90% 14.36% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 24
Average daily rate £353 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £251 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 10
Average hourly rate £30.08 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.22% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCDST across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing MCDST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCDST.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing MCDST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCDST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft