Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 - 104
Rank change year-on-year - +104 -
Contract jobs citing MCDST 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.053% - 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median daily rate - - £165
South West median daily rate - - £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 384 391 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.35% 22.76% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 250 285
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £214 £250 £259
90th Percentile £559 £550 £595
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 19
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 £38.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.94% -0.64% +14.04%
10th Percentile £24.85 £15.15 £23.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.75 £46.60
South West median hourly rate £39.75 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.24% +7.33% -5.36%

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MCDST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) MOS
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

MCDST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Legal Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MOS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix