The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 70 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing MSI 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.12% 0.13% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.81% 1.12% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £450 - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £17.00 £25.80
% change year-on-year
+67.64% -34.09%
MSI
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
124 89 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.07% 11.66% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 67 52
Median daily rate £430 £350 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing MSI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MSI.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (50.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) IBM

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) AdminStudio
1 1 (50.00%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) VMware