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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 128 130 110
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs citing MSI 4 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.15% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.05% 2.60% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £282 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £306 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £280 £315
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £25.80 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +58.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £26.09 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-34.84% +60.55%
MSI
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
382 385 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.85% 12.96% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 201 130
Average daily rate £375 £375 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 31 27
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £33.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.25 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire 0 2 £335 +24.07%
Essex +3 1 £425 -
Hertfordshire -2 1 £350 +16.66% 2
MSI
England

MSI
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) MCDST
4 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCDST
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix