The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - - 65
Contract jobs citing MCDST 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £106 £130
% change year-on-year
+69.41% -18.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.84 £15.38
% change year-on-year
- +9.52%
MCDST
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
160 159 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.54% 18.32% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 68 62
Median daily rate £365 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £211 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 6
Median hourly rate - £29.57 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.74%
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 Glasgow

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MCDST
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

MCDST Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

MCDST
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

MCDST Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow