The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 81 78 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing MSI 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.076% 0.085% 0.099%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.65% 0.74% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.43 £12.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+86.93% -58.26%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
153 135 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.66% 11.49% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 74 27
Average daily rate £375 £344 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +9.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £285 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £34.25 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.08% -11.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MSI
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Dell KACE
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Altiris
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (25.00%) CA
4 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (25.00%) WiX
4 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (25.00%) WiX
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Dell
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Dell KACE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (25.00%) CA