The first table below looks at the demand for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 18 April 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 of England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 137 103 119
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +16
Contract jobs citing MSI 7 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% 0.67% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.79% 6.61% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Average daily rate £300 £308 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +11.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-10.97% +9.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £16.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+163.63% -10.81%
Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
392 227 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.43% 10.08% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 123 171
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 58
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.67 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.90% -7.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £16.15 £26.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £51.35 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
MSI
England

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

MSI
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Hertfordshire -6 3 £300 -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 12 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (57.14%) Application Packaging
4 11 (52.38%) SCCM
5 9 (42.86%) Windows XP
6 7 (33.33%) MS Office
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (28.57%) AdminStudio
8 5 (23.81%) LAN
9 4 (19.05%) InstallShield
9 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
9 4 (19.05%) VBScript
9 4 (19.05%) VB
9 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Migration
11 2 (9.52%) VMware
11 2 (9.52%) AppSense
11 2 (9.52%) Software Packaging
11 2 (9.52%) Validation
11 2 (9.52%) Wyse
11 2 (9.52%) XML
11 2 (9.52%) SLA
11 2 (9.52%) Citrix
11 2 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (9.52%) ZENworks
11 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
12 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) LAN
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) AdminStudio
2 4 (19.05%) InstallShield
3 1 (4.76%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Applications Packager
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
3 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Applications Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) Application Packaging
2 2 (9.52%) Software Packaging
2 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Validation
3 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.76%) CAD
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) VBScript
1 4 (19.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (9.52%) ZENworks
3 1 (4.76%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) AppSense
2 2 (9.52%) Wyse
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) HP