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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 162 - 189
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSI 2 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% - 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.33% - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Median daily rate £401 - £373
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
-12.59% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.96%
MSI
London

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
612 777 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.95% 13.12% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 632 621
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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
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 25 July 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
5 2 (28.57%) AdminStudio
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) MCSA
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
6 1 (14.29%) VBScript
6 1 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (14.29%) DMZ

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 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) DMZ
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) SNMP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) AdminStudio
1 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Packager
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (14.29%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Altiris