The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 99 121 115
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Contract jobs citing MSI 2 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.041% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.90% 0.47% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £300 £400 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
223 213 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.55% 8.77% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 125 134
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +56.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £42.75 £23.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £175.00 £34.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +12.97%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing MSI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MSI across the Berkshire region.

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSI across the Berkshire region.

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MSI
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Reading - 2 £300 -
MSI
South East

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MSI 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MSI.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) ThinApp
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 3 (42.86%) Publishing
3 3 (42.86%) Application Packaging
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) VBScript
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) WSUS
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Product Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
5 1 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (14.29%) MobileIron
5 1 (14.29%) Customer Segmentation

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (42.86%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Publishing
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Packager
2 1 (14.29%) MSI Packager
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Application Packaging
1 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Segmentation
3 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 1 (14.29%) Product Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
1 3 (42.86%) ThinApp
2 2 (28.57%) WSUS
3 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) MobileIron