The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 124 121 104
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing MSI 1 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.039% 0.34% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 2.68% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -0.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £341 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +109.33%
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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 of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
338 336 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.31% 12.68% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 170 144
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 23
Average hourly rate £37.25 £33.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.34 £15.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £38.70 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) CMDB
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) MetaFrame
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) HP SIM
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) AppSense
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) Lotus
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) IBM