Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for MCDST qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 26 May 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 181 209
Contract jobs citing MCDST 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.047% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.31% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £225 £145 £200
% change year-on-year +55.17% -27.50% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.85 £18.26 £16.50
% change year-on-year -13.20% +10.67% -2.02%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 652 635 914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.32% 14.96% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 374 595
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £238 £233 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 18 20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £15.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +20.05% -14.39%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.83 £11.98
90th Percentile £40.60 £40.40 £24.18
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +25.00%

MCDST
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCDST in Yorkshire

MCDST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCDST in Yorkshire

MCDST
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCDST in Yorkshire