The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Gloucestershire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCDST 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £125 £125
% change year-on-year
+270.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.13 £12.77 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.61% -22.60%
Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
141 171 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 36.91% 51.51% 56.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 89 234
Average daily rate £350 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 32
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £29.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%
MCDST
South West

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCDST across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCDST Jobs Demand 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