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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 111 121 106
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing MSI 14 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.58% 2.99% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
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£425 £341 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.63% +4.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+14.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+220.00% -59.67%
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
251 234 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.69% 8.89% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 143 82
Average daily rate £375 £341 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.97% -2.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £28.75 £40.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -13.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 - 6 £366 - 1
MSI
South East

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) SCCM
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
3 13 (76.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
4 12 (70.59%) Windows 7
5 10 (58.82%) DV Cleared
5 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (35.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (29.41%) Application Packaging
8 5 (29.41%) AppSense
9 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
9 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (17.65%) Citrix
10 3 (17.65%) Retail
10 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
11 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
11 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
11 2 (11.76%) VB
12 1 (5.88%) ITIL
12 1 (5.88%) C
12 1 (5.88%) SQL
12 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
12 1 (5.88%) Service Management
12 1 (5.88%) Migration
12 1 (5.88%) MCTS
12 1 (5.88%) MCITP
12 1 (5.88%) Degree

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Applications Packager
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Junior
3 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Developer
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows 7
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL
1 1 (5.88%) Service Management
1 1 (5.88%) Migration
1 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (5.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 10 (58.82%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCTS
4 1 (5.88%) MCITP
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (100.00%) SCCM
2 6 (35.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) AppSense
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix