The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 44 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing MSI 7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.42% 1.37% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.60% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£343 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.60 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.63 £12.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+105.20% -61.60%
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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 Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
106 55 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.50% 15.11% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 23 40
Average daily rate £363 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £403 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 7
Average hourly rate £57.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft App-V
1 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
2 6 (66.67%) AppSense
3 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
3 4 (44.44%) SCCM
3 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) VBScript
4 3 (33.33%) AdminStudio
4 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (22.22%) InstallShield
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) SMS
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) Dell
6 1 (11.11%) NHS

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) AdminStudio
2 2 (22.22%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (22.22%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Applications Packager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
1 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Validation
1 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) VBScript
2 2 (22.22%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) AppSense
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) VMware