The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 East Midlands 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 72 87 75
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing MSI 17 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.17% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.83% 4.50% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 2
Average daily rate
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£315 £263 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £253 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £273 £239
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £13.30 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+91.72% -61.16%
Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
173 111 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.87% 7.67% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 50 49
Average daily rate £330 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
MSI
England

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
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 15 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
5 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
6 8 (44.44%) Application Packaging
6 8 (44.44%) Wise Package Studio
7 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
7 7 (38.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (38.89%) WSH
7 7 (38.89%) VB
8 3 (16.67%) SCCM
9 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 1 (5.56%) Citrix
10 1 (5.56%) MVC
10 1 (5.56%) Publishing
10 1 (5.56%) Migration
10 1 (5.56%) Scrum
10 1 (5.56%) .NET
10 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
10 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
10 1 (5.56%) CSS
10 1 (5.56%) XML
10 1 (5.56%) OO
10 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
10 1 (5.56%) C#
10 1 (5.56%) HTML
10 1 (5.56%) JavaScript

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (5.56%) InstallShield
2 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.56%) ReSharper
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Moq
General
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Applications Packager
2 1 (5.56%) Developer
2 1 (5.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Application Packaging
2 7 (38.89%) WSH
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) WPF
3 1 (5.56%) LINQ
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) NHibernate
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
3 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (5.56%) Caliburn.Micro
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.56%) MVC
1 1 (5.56%) Migration
1 1 (5.56%) Scrum
1 1 (5.56%) OO
1 1 (5.56%) TDD
1 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
1 1 (5.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) AppSense