The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCDST 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.28% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£210 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £463 £125
% change year-on-year
-61.08% +270.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.13 £12.77
% change year-on-year
+16.81% +10.61%
MCDST
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
67 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 18.87% 15.48% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 13
Average daily rate £328 £300 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 7
Average hourly rate £30.20 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.20 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.00 £32.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

MCDST
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

MCDST Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

MCDST
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

MCDST Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

MCDST
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Atherstone - 1 £210 -
MCDST
West Midlands

MCDST
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) DameWare
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus