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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 90 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCDST 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.71% - 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.00% - 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £184 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £118 £130
% change year-on-year
+10.63% -9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £16.92 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-26.12% +8.28%
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
300 343 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 23.75% 26.38% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 206 142
Median daily rate £450 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 16
Median hourly rate £46.00 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.55% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 £13.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £118.50 £50.84 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +20.00%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing MCDST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking - 7 - -
MCDST
South East

MCDST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCDST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) MCSE
2 12 (92.31%) MS Office
2 12 (92.31%) TCP/IP
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (92.31%) SCCM
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 7
3 11 (84.62%) DNS
3 11 (84.62%) LAN
3 11 (84.62%) WAN
3 11 (84.62%) DHCP
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
4 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
4 10 (76.92%) Citrix
4 10 (76.92%) MCP
4 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (76.92%) XenApp
4 10 (76.92%) Office 365
5 2 (15.38%) AS400
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Intranet
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) Sybase
5 2 (15.38%) ODBC
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) SLA
5 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (92.31%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) TCP/IP
2 11 (84.62%) DHCP
2 11 (84.62%) DNS
2 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) Intranet
4 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Desktop Support
3 7 (53.85%) Desktop Analyst
3 7 (53.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 7 (53.85%) Support Analyst
4 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix Analyst
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix Support
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 3 (23.08%) Exchange Support
6 3 (23.08%) IT Analyst
6 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
6 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) AS400
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) MCSE
3 10 (76.92%) MCP
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Sybase
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya