Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for MCDST qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 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)
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 149 148
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1 -27
Contract jobs citing MCDST 3 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.13% 0.038% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% 0.26% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median daily rate - - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £313 £101 -
% change year-on-year +208.64% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 301 380 562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.27% 14.51% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 210 360
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +22.31%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £256
90th Percentile £556 £565 £558
West Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.69% +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 19
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £12.38 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +223.23% -18.85% -1.61%
10th Percentile £11.08 £12.01 £10.66
90th Percentile £40.70 £14.91 £30.90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +9.23% -16.13% +1.64%

MCDST
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for MCDST in Leeds

MCDST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCDST in Leeds

MCDST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCDST in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Military
1 3 (100.00%) e-Learning
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Billing
1 3 (100.00%) Document Management
1 3 (100.00%) Logistics
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) Xerox

MCDST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Billing
1 3 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) e-Learning
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) Document Management
1 3 (100.00%) Logistics
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Xerox