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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 113 112 121
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing MSI 5 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.54% 0.041%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.16% 5.98% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Median daily rate £351 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £328 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £24.63
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.13%
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
231 234 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.17% 8.98% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 135 98
Median daily rate £400 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +14.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £285 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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
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 31 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bracknell +1 4 £345 -17.85%
Reading +7 1 £450 +33.33%
MSI
South East

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Application Packaging
3 5 (62.50%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Publishing
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (37.50%) VBScript
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
5 3 (37.50%) ThinApp
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) WSUS
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
7 1 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
7 1 (12.50%) Change Management
7 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (12.50%) Workflow

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 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared Application Packager
3 1 (12.50%) MSI Packager
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
3 1 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) ThinApp
3 2 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) AppSense
3 1 (12.50%) MobileIron