The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCDST 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.50% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £113 £125
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £16.84 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-12.41% +22.47%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
56 72 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 14.11% 13.11% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 21
Average daily rate £425 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £403 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 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 £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Vista
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix