Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for MCDST qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 109
Contract jobs citing MCDST 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol - - 0.058%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median daily rate - - £165
South West median daily rate - - £135
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £45.00 - £13.00

MCDST is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 455 424 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.98% 22.34% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 243 268
Bristol median daily rate £375 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.89% +3.67%
10th Percentile £241 £233 £264
90th Percentile £525 £611 £607
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 23
Bristol median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +15.38% +113.11%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.50 £20.00
90th Percentile £52.00 £45.00 £45.85
South West median hourly rate £41.68 £38.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year +8.25% +23.20% -22.84%

MCDST
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing MCDST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for MCDST in Bristol

MCDST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MCDST in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for MCDST in Bristol

MCDST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCDST in Bristol