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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - 48 42
Contract jobs citing MCDST 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire - 1.02% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category - 6.85% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £120 £130
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -6.45%
MCDST
East Midlands

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
77 73 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 14.81% 14.96% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 41 36
Median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £485 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +9.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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