The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCDST 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £160 £135
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.92 £13.25 £18.40
% change year-on-year
+20.15% -27.98%
MCDST
Oxfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
90 31 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.62% 14.42% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 19 29
Average daily rate £450 £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £11.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +99.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £24.90
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -27.71%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

MCDST
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

MCDST Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford