The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 62 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSI 1 0 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% - 2.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.61% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 11
Average daily rate
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£300 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £328 £311
% change year-on-year
-3.81% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Cheshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
62 72 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.74% 8.42% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 56
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £32.00 £31.56 £40.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.41% -21.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.93 £37.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £47.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.27% -3.33%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

MSI
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 App-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) ICT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) AppSense