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 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 526 579 495
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -84
Contract jobs citing MSI 89 64 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.07% 0.86% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 42 83
Median daily rate £345 £353 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +35.26%
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
8354 7437 6663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.79% 14.30% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5652 4961 4488
Median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 163 104
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £24.20 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £57.50
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 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 27 September 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 27 September 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
South East +22 26 £350 +3.70%
London -3 22 £401 +0.18% 4
South West +13 9 £320 +6.66% 2
North West +19 8 £350 +7.69%
North East - 8 £260 -
East of England -3 6 £215 -15.68%
Yorkshire - 4 £338 - 1
West Midlands -20 3 £500 +11.11%
East Midlands - 3 £240 -
MSI
UK

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for MSI.

1 133 (80.12%) Windows
2 101 (60.84%) Microsoft
3 100 (60.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 81 (48.80%) SCCM
5 73 (43.98%) Active Directory
6 66 (39.76%) PowerShell
7 63 (37.95%) Application Packaging
7 63 (37.95%) SQL
8 62 (37.35%) VMware
9 55 (33.13%) Security Cleared
9 55 (33.13%) DNS
10 52 (31.33%) Citrix
11 50 (30.12%) Windows 7
12 49 (29.52%) VBScript
13 46 (27.71%) SC Cleared
14 45 (27.11%) VB
15 44 (26.51%) VMware Infrastructure
16 41 (24.70%) DHCP
17 39 (23.49%) SQL Server
17 39 (23.49%) ITIL
18 38 (22.89%) IIS
19 32 (19.28%) T-SQL
19 32 (19.28%) MS Excel
19 32 (19.28%) XenApp
19 32 (19.28%) Windows Server
20 31 (18.67%) Configuration Management
21 30 (18.07%) XenDesktop
22 29 (17.47%) Windows 10
23 28 (16.87%) AppSense
23 28 (16.87%) Oracle

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 38 (22.89%) IIS
2 20 (12.05%) Apache
2 20 (12.05%) IBM Notes
3 8 (4.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.20%) nginx
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 32 (19.28%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.42%) Office 365
4 3 (1.81%) GitHub
5 2 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.60%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 55 (33.13%) DNS
2 41 (24.70%) DHCP
3 25 (15.06%) Firewall
4 11 (6.63%) Kerberos
5 9 (5.42%) SSL
6 8 (4.82%) HTTPS
7 4 (2.41%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.81%) Internet
8 3 (1.81%) LDAP
9 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.60%) SAN
10 1 (0.60%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.49%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.22%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.01%) GIS
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (9.64%) InstallShield
2 13 (7.83%) Selenium
2 13 (7.83%) Visual Studio
2 13 (7.83%) WiX
3 11 (6.63%) NUnit
3 11 (6.63%) SpecFlow
4 10 (6.02%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.42%) AdminStudio
6 7 (4.22%) GitLab
7 6 (3.61%) Git (software)
8 5 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.01%) WinDbg
9 4 (2.41%) Babel
9 4 (2.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 4 (2.41%) webpack
10 2 (1.20%) Hudson
10 2 (1.20%) NMock
10 2 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.20%) TestDirector
10 2 (1.20%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 12 (7.23%) Finance
2 6 (3.61%) Publishing
3 5 (3.01%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.81%) Military
5 2 (1.20%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (21.08%) Applications Packager
2 14 (8.43%) Analyst
3 13 (7.83%) Support Engineer
4 12 (7.23%) Consultant
5 11 (6.63%) .NET Developer
5 11 (6.63%) Developer
5 11 (6.63%) Windows Engineer
5 11 (6.63%) Wintel Support
6 7 (4.22%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (4.22%) SCCM Engineer
7 6 (3.61%) Administrator
7 6 (3.61%) SCCM Consultant
7 6 (3.61%) SCCM Specialist
7 6 (3.61%) Server Support
7 6 (3.61%) Support Analyst
7 6 (3.61%) Windows Support Engineer
7 6 (3.61%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (3.01%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (3.01%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (3.01%) SCCM Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.05%) Middleware
2 18 (10.84%) .NET
2 18 (10.84%) .NET Framework
3 15 (9.04%) Web Services
3 15 (9.04%) XML
4 13 (7.83%) ASP.NET
5 11 (6.63%) Ajax
5 11 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 11 (6.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (6.63%) Breeze.js
5 11 (6.63%) Durandal
5 11 (6.63%) Entity Framework
5 11 (6.63%) Express
5 11 (6.63%) jQuery
5 11 (6.63%) Kendo UI
5 11 (6.63%) KnockoutJS
5 11 (6.63%) React
5 11 (6.63%) WCF
6 6 (3.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.05%) Clustering
2 15 (9.04%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.42%) CMDB
5 8 (4.82%) Wiki
6 7 (4.22%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.01%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.20%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.20%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.20%) Replication
9 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 133 (80.12%) Windows
2 50 (30.12%) Windows 7
3 32 (19.28%) Windows Server
4 29 (17.47%) Windows 10
5 14 (8.43%) Linux
6 10 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.02%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.41%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.20%) CentOS
10 2 (1.20%) Solaris
11 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (37.95%) Application Packaging
2 39 (23.49%) ITIL
3 31 (18.67%) Configuration Management
4 25 (15.06%) Migration
5 22 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (12.05%) High Availability
6 20 (12.05%) Software Delivery
6 20 (12.05%) Software Distribution
6 20 (12.05%) TDD
7 17 (10.24%) ITIL V3
7 17 (10.24%) Service Delivery
8 14 (8.43%) Change Management
9 13 (7.83%) Incident Management
9 13 (7.83%) Software Deployment
10 12 (7.23%) Application Discovery
10 12 (7.23%) Application Virtualisation
10 12 (7.23%) MVC
11 11 (6.63%) CRM
11 11 (6.63%) Full Text Search
12 10 (6.02%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (39.76%) PowerShell
2 63 (37.95%) SQL
3 49 (29.52%) VBScript
4 45 (27.11%) VB
5 32 (19.28%) T-SQL
6 13 (7.83%) C#
7 11 (6.63%) JavaScript
7 11 (6.63%) TypeScript
8 10 (6.02%) Bash Shell
8 10 (6.02%) Python
9 8 (4.82%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.41%) PHP
11 3 (1.81%) Java
12 2 (1.20%) C
12 2 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (33.13%) Security Cleared
2 46 (27.71%) SC Cleared
3 25 (15.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (3.01%) Degree
5 5 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.81%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.81%) MCP
6 3 (1.81%) MCSE
7 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.20%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.60%) CCNA
8 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.60%) CITP
8 1 (0.60%) ECDL
8 1 (0.60%) GISP
8 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.60%) MCDST
8 1 (0.60%) MCSA
8 1 (0.60%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.83%) SLA
2 11 (6.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.20%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.60%) QA
4 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 100 (60.24%) Microsoft App-V
2 73 (43.98%) Active Directory
3 44 (26.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (19.28%) XenApp
5 30 (18.07%) XenDesktop
6 23 (13.86%) Terminal Services
7 19 (11.45%) XenServer
8 6 (3.61%) BitLocker
9 3 (1.81%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.20%) vCloud
10 2 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.60%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.60%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.60%) UAG
11 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 81 (48.80%) SCCM
2 25 (15.06%) Perfmon
3 24 (14.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 23 (13.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 20 (12.05%) Microsoft Clustering
5 20 (12.05%) OpenView
6 15 (9.04%) WSUS
7 14 (8.43%) HP SIM
8 10 (6.02%) Ansible
8 10 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (6.02%) Puppet
9 8 (4.82%) Packer
9 8 (4.82%) vRealize
9 8 (4.82%) yum
10 6 (3.61%) ThinApp
11 4 (2.41%) Trend Micro Deep Security
12 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (1.20%) CFEngine
13 2 (1.20%) HAProxy
13 2 (1.20%) logstash
Vendors
1 101 (60.84%) Microsoft
2 62 (37.35%) VMware
3 52 (31.33%) Citrix
4 28 (16.87%) AppSense
4 28 (16.87%) Oracle
5 25 (15.06%) HP
6 20 (12.05%) Lotus
7 11 (6.63%) DevExpress
7 11 (6.63%) Intel Security
8 7 (4.22%) Altiris
8 7 (4.22%) BMC
8 7 (4.22%) LANDesk
8 7 (4.22%) Remedy
9 6 (3.61%) Lumension
10 5 (3.01%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.01%) Symantec
11 4 (2.41%) SolidFire
11 4 (2.41%) TOWER Software
12 3 (1.81%) Google
13 2 (1.20%) Dell
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