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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 103 123 119
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Contract jobs citing MSI 2 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.099% 0.079% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% 0.92% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £300 £340 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%

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
234 218 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.60% 8.66% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 134 148
Median daily rate £450 £380 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +5.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £46.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +30.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £45.00 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £175.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.51%

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 20 February 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 +10 2 £300 -11.76%
MSI
South East

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) ThinApp
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Publishing
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
4 1 (20.00%) Scorecard
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Segmentation
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Product Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V

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 1 (20.00%) MS Office
General
1 3 (60.00%) Publishing
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (20.00%) MSI Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Segmentation
2 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (20.00%) Product Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scorecard
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) ThinApp
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft