The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 77 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs citing MSI 17 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.08% 0.18% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.90% 2.21% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 1
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£325 £288 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
-2.30% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.88 £12.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+115.62% -61.29%
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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 East Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
191 136 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.08% 8.25% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 81 47
Average daily rate £350 £338 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 22
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 18 (78.26%) Microsoft App-V
1 18 (78.26%) Security Cleared
2 16 (69.57%) Windows
3 15 (65.22%) SC Cleared
4 14 (60.87%) Windows 7
5 13 (56.52%) Windows XP
6 11 (47.83%) VB
7 10 (43.48%) Application Packaging
7 10 (43.48%) Wise Package Studio
8 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
8 9 (39.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 9 (39.13%) WSH
9 5 (21.74%) SCCM
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (13.04%) OO
12 2 (8.70%) OOP
12 2 (8.70%) MS Office
12 2 (8.70%) Validation
12 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
12 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (8.70%) QA
12 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
12 2 (8.70%) Line Management
13 1 (4.35%) XenApp
13 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
13 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
13 1 (4.35%) HTML5
13 1 (4.35%) Moq

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Moq
2 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Applications Packager
2 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.35%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Application Packaging
2 9 (39.13%) WSH
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) LINQ
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) WCF
3 1 (4.35%) WPF
3 1 (4.35%) CSS3
3 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
3 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (4.35%) Caliburn.Micro
3 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows 7
3 13 (56.52%) Windows XP
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) OO
2 2 (8.70%) OOP
2 2 (8.70%) Validation
2 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
2 2 (8.70%) Line Management
3 1 (4.35%) BDD
3 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.35%) TDD
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Scrum
3 1 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) VB
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) Security Cleared
2 15 (65.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (21.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) AppSense
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix