The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
London / City of London
Rank 148 143 178
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +35
Contract jobs citing MSI 7 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.37% 0.93% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 12
Median daily rate £375 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £358 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £468 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £320 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.43

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
511 430 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.43% 14.08% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 337 581
Median daily rate £475 £474 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £327 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing MSI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MSI
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSI across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

MSI Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MSI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MSI.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (75.00%) SCCM
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (50.00%) Application Packaging
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Patch Management
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
6 2 (25.00%) JSON Schema
6 2 (25.00%) Microservices
6 2 (25.00%) RESTful
6 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (25.00%) Node.js
6 2 (25.00%) REST
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) MariaDB
6 2 (25.00%) IaaS
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) XSD
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) VBScript
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) AMQP
2 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
1 2 (25.00%) MariaDB
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Applications Packager
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Manager
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
1 2 (25.00%) JSON Schema
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
1 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (37.50%) Patch Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Security Hardening
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Distribution
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) MCDST
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) MCTS
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) Sysprep
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Sybase
2 2 (25.00%) Teradata
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) VMware