The first table below looks at the demand for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 18 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 Cheltenham 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 21 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing MSI 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.72% 8.33% -
As % of the Development Applications category 9.09% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £425 £314 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-10.97% +9.39%
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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
22 12 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.97% 16.67% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 31
Average daily rate £425 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
MSI
Gloucestershire

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) 3Com
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Wise Package Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Acronis
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) 3Com
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Acronis