The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 567 502 406
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -96
Contract jobs citing MSI 58 109 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.22% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.76% 1.66% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 63 127
Median daily rate £328 £335 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.23% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £470 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £280
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £32.25 £17.00 £25.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.70% -34.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £17.00 £18.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £17.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £17.00 £25.80
% change year-on-year
+67.64% -34.09%
MSI
UK

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
7658 6557 6176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.30% 13.08% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5308 4311 4077
Median daily rate £435 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 116 141
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.56 £49.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing MSI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North East - 17 £235 - 3
London -32 15 £350 +7.69% 1
South East -27 11 £375 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire +11 3 £350 +27.27%
East of England +8 3 £350 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £235 -
North West -10 2 £493 +64.16%
South West -11 2 £255 -11.30% 1
West Midlands -17 2 £450 +28.57%
MSI
UK

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 England region with a requirement for MSI.

1 93 (86.92%) Windows
2 66 (61.68%) Microsoft App-V
3 62 (57.94%) PowerShell
4 55 (51.40%) Microsoft
5 54 (50.47%) SCCM
6 49 (45.79%) Active Directory
7 47 (43.93%) Windows 7
8 41 (38.32%) VMware
9 39 (36.45%) SQL
10 35 (32.71%) VBScript
10 35 (32.71%) Security Cleared
11 28 (26.17%) Citrix
12 27 (25.23%) ITIL
12 27 (25.23%) Application Packaging
13 25 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (21.50%) SQL Server
14 23 (21.50%) DNS
15 22 (20.56%) AppSense
15 22 (20.56%) InstallShield
16 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (17.76%) XenDesktop
17 19 (17.76%) Firewall
17 19 (17.76%) Finance
17 19 (17.76%) MS Excel
17 19 (17.76%) VB
18 18 (16.82%) Windows Server
19 17 (15.89%) DHCP
20 16 (14.95%) HP
20 16 (14.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
20 16 (14.95%) Intel Security

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (12.15%) IIS
2 10 (9.35%) Apache
3 7 (6.54%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.80%) JBoss
4 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.87%) nginx
5 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (17.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.48%) MS Office
3 4 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.67%) IaaS
2 5 (4.67%) PaaS
2 5 (4.67%) SaaS
3 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.87%) Office 365
4 1 (0.93%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.50%) DNS
2 19 (17.76%) Firewall
3 17 (15.89%) DHCP
4 3 (2.80%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.80%) SSL
5 2 (1.87%) Internet
5 2 (1.87%) LDAP
6 1 (0.93%) DMZ
6 1 (0.93%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.93%) SAN
6 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.80%) MySQL
5 2 (1.87%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (20.56%) InstallShield
2 13 (12.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.48%) AdminStudio
4 7 (6.54%) Jenkins
4 7 (6.54%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (6.54%) TeamCity
5 6 (5.61%) Selenium
6 5 (4.67%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.67%) WinDbg
7 4 (3.74%) WiX
8 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.80%) JIRA
8 3 (2.80%) JUnit
8 3 (2.80%) Maven
8 3 (2.80%) Subversion
9 2 (1.87%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.87%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.87%) GitLab
9 2 (1.87%) Hudson
10 1 (0.93%) webpack
General
1 19 (17.76%) Finance
2 7 (6.54%) Banking
2 7 (6.54%) Front Office
3 5 (4.67%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.67%) Legal
4 4 (3.74%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.80%) Publishing
6 2 (1.87%) Local Government
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (19.63%) Applications Packager
2 12 (11.21%) Analyst
3 7 (6.54%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (5.61%) Environment Manager
4 6 (5.61%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (4.67%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (4.67%) PowerShell Engineer
5 5 (4.67%) SCCM Engineer
5 5 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (3.74%) Administrator
6 4 (3.74%) DBA
6 4 (3.74%) DV Cleared DBA
6 4 (3.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (3.74%) SCCM Specialist
6 4 (3.74%) Software Manager
6 4 (3.74%) SQL DBA
6 4 (3.74%) Wintel Support
7 3 (2.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (2.80%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.48%) .NET
2 7 (6.54%) Middleware
2 7 (6.54%) MSMQ
3 4 (3.74%) Software Packaging
4 3 (2.80%) LAMP
4 3 (2.80%) Web Services
5 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.87%) J2EE
5 2 (1.87%) XML
6 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.93%) Ajax
6 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.93%) CSS
6 1 (0.93%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.93%) Express
6 1 (0.93%) jQuery
6 1 (0.93%) Kendo UI
6 1 (0.93%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.93%) OpenID
6 1 (0.93%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) Clustering
1 7 (6.54%) Derivative
2 4 (3.74%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.87%) CMDB
4 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.87%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.87%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.87%) Replication
4 2 (1.87%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.87%) Wiki
5 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.93%) Life Science
5 1 (0.93%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) PDA
5 1 (0.93%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 93 (86.92%) Windows
2 47 (43.93%) Windows 7
3 18 (16.82%) Windows Server
4 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (11.21%) Windows XP
6 10 (9.35%) Linux
7 9 (8.41%) Windows Vista
8 7 (6.54%) Windows 8
9 6 (5.61%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.87%) CentOS
13 1 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.23%) Application Packaging
1 27 (25.23%) ITIL
2 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.02%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (13.08%) Application Discovery
5 13 (12.15%) Configuration Management
6 12 (11.21%) Software Delivery
7 11 (10.28%) Service Management
8 10 (9.35%) Software Distribution
9 8 (7.48%) ITIL V3
10 7 (6.54%) High Availability
10 7 (6.54%) Service Delivery
11 6 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.61%) DevOps
11 6 (5.61%) Project Management
12 5 (4.67%) ITSM
12 5 (4.67%) PRINCE
13 4 (3.74%) Change Management
13 4 (3.74%) Migration
13 4 (3.74%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 62 (57.94%) PowerShell
2 39 (36.45%) SQL
3 35 (32.71%) VBScript
4 19 (17.76%) VB
5 11 (10.28%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.67%) PHP
6 5 (4.67%) Python
7 4 (3.74%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.87%) C
9 2 (1.87%) C++
9 2 (1.87%) Java
9 2 (1.87%) Perl
10 1 (0.93%) C#
10 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (32.71%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.95%) SC Cleared
3 12 (11.21%) DV Cleared
4 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.80%) MCSA
8 2 (1.87%) Degree
8 2 (1.87%) MCDST
8 2 (1.87%) MCP
8 2 (1.87%) MCSE
9 1 (0.93%) CITP
9 1 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.67%) QA
3 4 (3.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.93%) Solvency II
System Software
1 66 (61.68%) Microsoft App-V
2 49 (45.79%) Active Directory
3 25 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (17.76%) XenDesktop
5 16 (14.95%) XenApp
6 11 (10.28%) XenServer
7 9 (8.41%) Terminal Services
8 5 (4.67%) BitLocker
9 3 (2.80%) vSphere
10 2 (1.87%) Docker
10 2 (1.87%) GlusterFS
10 2 (1.87%) pfSense
10 2 (1.87%) vCloud
10 2 (1.87%) Xen
11 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.93%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 54 (50.47%) SCCM
2 16 (14.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (11.21%) Perfmon
4 10 (9.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (7.48%) Puppet
6 7 (6.54%) OpenView
7 6 (5.61%) HP SIM
7 6 (5.61%) WSUS
8 4 (3.74%) SCOM
9 3 (2.80%) yum
10 2 (1.87%) Ansible
10 2 (1.87%) CFEngine
10 2 (1.87%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.87%) Kibana
10 2 (1.87%) logstash
10 2 (1.87%) Salt
10 2 (1.87%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.93%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.93%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 55 (51.40%) Microsoft
2 41 (38.32%) VMware
3 28 (26.17%) Citrix
4 22 (20.56%) AppSense
5 16 (14.95%) HP
5 16 (14.95%) Intel Security
6 14 (13.08%) Lumension
6 14 (13.08%) Oracle
7 8 (7.48%) Red Hat
8 7 (6.54%) Lotus
9 5 (4.67%) Altiris
9 5 (4.67%) Dell
9 5 (4.67%) LANDesk
9 5 (4.67%) Symantec
10 3 (2.80%) Google
11 2 (1.87%) Wyse
12 1 (0.93%) DevExpress
12 1 (0.93%) IBM
12 1 (0.93%) NetApp
12 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
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