The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 120 121 129
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing MSI 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.36% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.12% 3.90% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £373 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.10% +10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £327 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £401 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £12.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+144.89% -53.77%
MSI
South East

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
236 231 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.08% 9.16% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 144 74
Average daily rate £356 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £11.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+255.55% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £10.65 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £11.85 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSI across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSI across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

MSI Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +19 2 £500 +26.18%
Bracknell -9 2 £337 +0.29%
MSI
South East

MSI
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MSI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MSI.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) Application Packaging
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) AppSense
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MSI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MSI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Packager
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) VB
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) AppSense