The table below looks at the statistics for MCDST in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCDST over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank - 98 -
Contract jobs citing MCDST 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.38% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £113 £143
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.84 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-7.95% +22.47%
MCDST
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
194 211 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.46% 13.47% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 93 140
Average daily rate £325 £336 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% +7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £13.50 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCDST Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCDST
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCDST Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MCDST
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCDST Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire