The first table below looks at the demand for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Birmingham region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 58 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing MSI 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.19% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.17% 2.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-12.70% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £16.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+163.63% -10.81%
Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
46 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.47% 8.48% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 14
Average daily rate £310 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £31.75 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
MSI
West Midlands

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSI across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

MSI
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (100.00%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft