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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 140 116 123
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Contract jobs citing MSI 7 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.34% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.72% 3.02% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Average daily rate
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£313 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £330 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £330 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
- +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.88 £12.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+115.62% -58.26%
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England

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
407 265 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.43% 11.19% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 129 180
Average daily rate £400 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 40
Average hourly rate £47.00 £38.75 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.29% +4.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

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 1 October 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - - - -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (94.12%) Microsoft App-V
2 15 (88.24%) Windows
3 13 (76.47%) Windows 7
4 11 (64.71%) Citrix
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) SCCM
7 6 (35.29%) Application Packaging
7 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
7 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
7 6 (35.29%) VBScript
7 6 (35.29%) AppSense
8 5 (29.41%) VB
8 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
9 4 (23.53%) Fat Client
9 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (23.53%) DHCP
9 4 (23.53%) DNS
9 4 (23.53%) VMware
9 4 (23.53%) Thin Client
9 4 (23.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (17.65%) CA
10 3 (17.65%) Clustering
10 3 (17.65%) AdminStudio
10 3 (17.65%) HP
10 3 (17.65%) Oracle
10 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (11.76%) XenApp
11 2 (11.76%) HP SIM
11 2 (11.76%) Wise Package Studio

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DHCP
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) Broadband
3 1 (5.88%) SMS
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) AdminStudio
2 2 (11.76%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (11.76%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Applications Packager
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Wintel Support
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Application Packaging
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Fat Client
1 4 (23.53%) Thin Client
2 3 (17.65%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) NHS
4 1 (5.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows NT
5 1 (5.88%) AIX
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
1 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.88%) Workflow
2 1 (5.88%) Validation
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.88%) Change Management
2 1 (5.88%) CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Software Distribution
2 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) VBScript
2 5 (29.41%) VB
2 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) XenApp
4 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.88%) MetaFrame
5 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
2 4 (23.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) HP SIM
3 2 (11.76%) OpenView
4 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Citrix
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) AppSense
4 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) CA
5 3 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) Lotus
7 1 (5.88%) IBM
7 1 (5.88%) Dell
7 1 (5.88%) EMC