The first table below looks at the demand for MCDST in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Nottinghamshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCDST 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.58% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £90 £160
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.92 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +6.13%
Qualifications Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
38 66 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 11.05% 14.19% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 11
Average daily rate £350 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £402 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 £21.00 £15.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.90% +36.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
MCDST
East Midlands

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

MCDST
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MCDST Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

MCDST
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing MCDST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCDST.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (100.00%) MCTS
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing MCDST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCDST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) IT Support
2 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Vista
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCTS
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix