The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 58 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing MSI 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.13% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.85% 1.64% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £24.63 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+42.13% +105.20%
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
54 61 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.27% 7.90% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 48
Average daily rate £375 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £414 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware