The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 79 92 78
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing MSI 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.19% 0.059% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.09% 0.50% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +35.26%
MSI
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
183 199 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.41% 11.77% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 104 94
Median daily rate £394 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.80% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £280 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £47.25 £27.45 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.16% -35.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MSI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MSI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for MSI.

1 7 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
1 7 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (71.43%) Publishing
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Banking

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 5 (71.43%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Applications Packager
2 3 (42.86%) MSI Packager
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
1 7 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM