The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 24 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCDST 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £133 £115 £130
% change year-on-year
+15.21% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.84 £15.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.92%
MCDST
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
125 131 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.03% 32.75% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 61 119
Median daily rate £436 £360 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.18% -26.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £205 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £468 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 17
Median hourly rate £43.00 £30.96 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +72.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.10 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.94% +34.00%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MCDST
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

MCDST Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

MCDST
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

MCDST Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire