The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 80 74 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing MSI 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.16% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.89% 3.13% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£383 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.43 £12.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+86.93% -58.26%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Development Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
106 64 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.41% 6.29% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 42 50
Average daily rate £375 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £224 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MSI
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSI across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

MSI Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MSI
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) Application Packaging
4 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 6 (42.86%) InstallShield
6 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
6 5 (35.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Vista
7 4 (28.57%) SCCM
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
7 4 (28.57%) AdminStudio
8 3 (21.43%) SMS
8 3 (21.43%) WSH
8 3 (21.43%) Citrix
8 3 (21.43%) C
8 3 (21.43%) VB
8 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
8 3 (21.43%) Wise Package Studio
9 2 (14.29%) XenApp
9 2 (14.29%) AppSense
10 1 (7.14%) Finance
10 1 (7.14%) VMware
10 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SMS
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) InstallShield
2 4 (28.57%) AdminStudio
3 3 (21.43%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Applications Packager
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Application Packaging
2 3 (21.43%) WSH
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Vista
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
1 3 (21.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) AppSense
3 1 (7.14%) VMware