The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 477 385 304
Rank change year-on-year
-92 -81
Contract jobs citing MSI 106 186 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.38% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.63% 2.96% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 129 155
Average daily rate
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£335 £320 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £463 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.53% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £25.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £25.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +70.00%
MSI
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6485 6290 4865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 12.75% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4269 4149 3117
Average daily rate £400 £388 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 140 143
Average hourly rate £37.27 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £31.00 £23.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.63 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in England

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in England

MSI
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSI across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

MSI Daily Rate Histogram in England

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in England

MSI
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 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
South East -23 37 £338 +10.65%
London -18 34 £325 -7.14% 7
West Midlands -14 13 £350 +66.66%
North West -25 9 £300 +25.00%
South West +7 5 £288 -11.53%
East of England +3 4 £350 +16.66% 2
Yorkshire -18 4 £275 +57.14%
MSI
UK

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 167 (80.68%) Windows
2 121 (58.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 96 (46.38%) Windows 7
4 94 (45.41%) SCCM
5 90 (43.48%) Application Packaging
6 81 (39.13%) Security Cleared
6 81 (39.13%) Microsoft
7 61 (29.47%) Active Directory
8 54 (26.09%) PowerShell
8 54 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (24.64%) Migration
10 45 (21.74%) VMware
11 42 (20.29%) SC Cleared
12 37 (17.87%) Citrix
12 37 (17.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 34 (16.43%) SQL
14 32 (15.46%) VBScript
15 31 (14.98%) Windows Server 2003
15 31 (14.98%) XenApp
16 30 (14.49%) DV Cleared
17 28 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (13.04%) QA
18 27 (13.04%) Windows XP
19 26 (12.56%) HP
19 26 (12.56%) Finance
20 23 (11.11%) InstallShield
20 23 (11.11%) Windows 8
21 21 (10.14%) VB
22 20 (9.66%) McAfee
23 17 (8.21%) .NET

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (4.83%) Confluence
2 9 (4.35%) IIS
3 3 (1.45%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.97%) Lync
4 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.97%) Apache
4 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.97%) JBoss
4 2 (0.97%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.48%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) IaaS
1 2 (0.97%) SaaS
1 2 (0.97%) PaaS
2 1 (0.48%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.76%) Firewall
2 13 (6.28%) DNS
3 9 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.90%) DHCP
4 6 (2.90%) VPN
4 6 (2.90%) SAN
5 5 (2.42%) NAS
5 5 (2.42%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.93%) Network Security
7 2 (0.97%) LAN
7 2 (0.97%) WAN
7 2 (0.97%) SSL
8 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.83%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.93%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.45%) MySQL
5 3 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.97%) QlikView
7 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (11.11%) InstallShield
2 14 (6.76%) JIRA
3 12 (5.80%) AdminStudio
3 12 (5.80%) NUnit
4 10 (4.83%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.86%) StarTeam
6 4 (1.93%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.93%) JUnit
6 4 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.93%) Subversion
7 3 (1.45%) Wise Package Studio
8 2 (0.97%) FindBugs
8 2 (0.97%) Hudson
8 2 (0.97%) WiX
8 2 (0.97%) Ant
8 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.97%) Selenium
8 2 (0.97%) Maven
8 2 (0.97%) Checkstyle
General
1 26 (12.56%) Finance
2 13 (6.28%) Banking
3 11 (5.31%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.90%) Law
5 5 (2.42%) Retail
5 5 (2.42%) Legal
6 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.48%) Publishing
7 1 (0.48%) Front Office
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 102 (49.28%) Applications Packager
2 13 (6.28%) Consultant
2 13 (6.28%) Developer
3 11 (5.31%) .NET Developer
4 10 (4.83%) Administrator
5 8 (3.86%) Build Engineer
6 7 (3.38%) Analyst
6 7 (3.38%) SCCM Administrator
7 6 (2.90%) SCCM Engineer
7 6 (2.90%) Architect
7 6 (2.90%) Applications Specialist
8 5 (2.42%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (2.42%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (1.93%) Applications Support
9 4 (1.93%) Citrix Administrator
9 4 (1.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (1.93%) Migration Engineer
10 3 (1.45%) Team Leader
10 3 (1.45%) Citrix Consultant
10 3 (1.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (43.48%) Application Packaging
2 17 (8.21%) .NET
3 14 (6.76%) WPF
4 12 (5.80%) WinForms
4 12 (5.80%) WCF
5 11 (5.31%) .NET Framework
6 10 (4.83%) TIBCO EMS
6 10 (4.83%) .NET Remoting
7 6 (2.90%) Software Packaging
8 4 (1.93%) XML
9 3 (1.45%) CGI
9 3 (1.45%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.97%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.97%) WSH
10 2 (0.97%) XSD
11 1 (0.48%) Ajax
11 1 (0.48%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.48%) JSON
11 1 (0.48%) Django
11 1 (0.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.83%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.38%) Client/Server
2 7 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.93%) Thin Client
3 4 (1.93%) Fat Client
4 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.97%) Clustering
5 1 (0.48%) Statistics
5 1 (0.48%) CMDB
5 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 167 (80.68%) Windows
2 96 (46.38%) Windows 7
3 54 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (14.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (13.04%) Windows XP
6 23 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 14 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (5.31%) Windows Vista
9 7 (3.38%) Linux
10 2 (0.97%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.48%) CentOS
11 1 (0.48%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (24.64%) Migration
2 16 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (5.80%) Code Coverage
4 11 (5.31%) Configuration Management
5 10 (4.83%) ITIL
5 10 (4.83%) Refactoring
5 10 (4.83%) Multithreading
6 7 (3.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (2.90%) Change Management
8 5 (2.42%) Release Management
8 5 (2.42%) Patch Management
9 4 (1.93%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (1.93%) Software Delivery
9 4 (1.93%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (1.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (1.93%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (1.45%) Information Security
10 3 (1.45%) Scrum
10 3 (1.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (1.45%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 34 (16.43%) SQL
3 32 (15.46%) VBScript
4 21 (10.14%) VB
5 8 (3.86%) C#
6 6 (2.90%) Java
7 3 (1.45%) VBA
7 3 (1.45%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.97%) REXX
8 2 (0.97%) Tcl
8 2 (0.97%) PHP
9 1 (0.48%) Ruby
9 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 81 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 42 (20.29%) SC Cleared
3 30 (14.49%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.93%) MCSE
6 3 (1.45%) Degree
7 1 (0.48%) MCDST
7 1 (0.48%) MCTS
7 1 (0.48%) MCITP
7 1 (0.48%) MCSA
7 1 (0.48%) MCP
7 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.48%) CISSP
7 1 (0.48%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.04%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 121 (58.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 61 (29.47%) Active Directory
3 31 (14.98%) XenApp
4 28 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (6.28%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.38%) vSphere
6 7 (3.38%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.38%) Terminal Services
7 6 (2.90%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.42%) XenServer
9 2 (0.97%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.97%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.48%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 94 (45.41%) SCCM
2 37 (17.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (4.83%) EdgeSight
4 8 (3.86%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (3.86%) WSUS
4 8 (3.86%) WMI
5 7 (3.38%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.45%) BladeLogic
7 3 (1.45%) BMC Marimba
7 3 (1.45%) Puppet
7 3 (1.45%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.45%) ArcSight ESM
8 2 (0.97%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.97%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.48%) SCOM
9 1 (0.48%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 81 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 45 (21.74%) VMware
3 37 (17.87%) Citrix
4 26 (12.56%) HP
5 20 (9.66%) McAfee
6 16 (7.73%) AppSense
7 12 (5.80%) Oracle
8 10 (4.83%) TIBCO
8 10 (4.83%) Infragistics
8 10 (4.83%) IBM
8 10 (4.83%) DevExpress
9 9 (4.35%) Lumension
10 6 (2.90%) Altiris
11 5 (2.42%) Cisco
11 5 (2.42%) Mercator
12 4 (1.93%) Wyse
13 3 (1.45%) BMC
13 3 (1.45%) Novell
13 3 (1.45%) Lotus
13 3 (1.45%) ArcSight
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