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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Rank 120 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing MCDST 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.098% 0.093% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £123 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £120 £130
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -6.45%
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
318 294 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.57% 13.67% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 187 104
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +14.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

MCDST
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCDST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

MCDST
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCDST within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Wakefield - 2 £123 -
MCDST
Yorkshire

MCDST
Top 15 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft