The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 95 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCDST 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.53% - 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.91% - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £106 £476
% change year-on-year
+116.47% -77.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.67 £15.38
% change year-on-year
- +8.42%
MCDST
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
366 377 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.64% 27.22% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 192 178
Average daily rate £463 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 15
Average hourly rate £21.50 £36.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.68% +81.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.50 £14.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £50.44 £49.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

MCDST
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

MCDST Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

MCDST
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

MCDST Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

MCDST
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking - 6 - - 1
Guildford - 1 - -
MCDST
South East

MCDST
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) MCP
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) SLA

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Desktop Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Desktop Support
1 6 (85.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Support Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix Support
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Support
4 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MCP
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago