The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCDST 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.21% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £180 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £209 £106 £130
% change year-on-year
+96.47% -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
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 Gloucestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
285 217 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 59.62% 49.77% 37.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 114 74
Median daily rate £405 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 19
Median hourly rate £27.50 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.78% +8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £47.50 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

MCDST
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCDST Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

MCDST
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCDST Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

MCDST
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 1 £180 -
MCDST
South West

MCDST
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft