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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 74 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing MSI 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.088% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.44% 0.90% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£390 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.88 £12.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+115.62% -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
139 111 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.66% 9.72% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 56 34
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £290 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSI across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

MSI Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Dell KACE
3 4 (66.67%) VB
3 4 (66.67%) Dell
4 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (50.00%) InstallShield
4 3 (50.00%) VBScript
4 3 (50.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (50.00%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Altiris
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (16.67%) WiX
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) CA
5 1 (16.67%) Novell
5 1 (16.67%) ZENworks
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) InstallShield
1 3 (50.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (16.67%) WiX
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Dell
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) Dell KACE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Altiris
2 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (16.67%) Novell