The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - - 91
Contract jobs citing MCDST 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.20%
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 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.67 £15.38
% change year-on-year
- +8.42%
MCDST
England

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

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
277 282 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.98% 16.09% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 151 117
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 21
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £20.80 £18.40
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 the East Midlands

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MCDST
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCDST Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MCDST
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCDST Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MCDST
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Junior IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) Junior IT Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory