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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 541 561 473
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -88
Contract jobs citing MSI 54 58 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.71% 0.76% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 106
Median daily rate £325 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -13.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £247 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £316 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.55% -9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
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
7647 7607 6695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.58% 14.99% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5146 5136 4687
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 162 111
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £26.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.76 £53.15
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 7 December 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 7 December 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
London +11 23 £350 -15.15% 4
South East +30 11 £305 -18.66% 1
North West -4 5 £375 +7.14% 2
West Midlands -15 5 £365 +28.63%
North East -30 5 £230 -
South West +11 2 £325 +32.65%
East Midlands -2 2 £268 +4.90%
East of England +6 1 £425 +41.43% 1
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MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 123 (76.40%) Windows
2 93 (57.76%) Microsoft
3 81 (50.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 78 (48.45%) SCCM
5 62 (38.51%) Active Directory
6 61 (37.89%) PowerShell
7 60 (37.27%) Application Packaging
8 50 (31.06%) VMware
9 49 (30.43%) SQL
10 44 (27.33%) Security Cleared
11 42 (26.09%) SC Cleared
12 40 (24.84%) VMware Infrastructure
13 38 (23.60%) Windows 7
14 37 (22.98%) VB
14 37 (22.98%) DNS
15 36 (22.36%) VBScript
15 36 (22.36%) Citrix
15 36 (22.36%) Windows 10
16 33 (20.50%) SQL Server
17 31 (19.25%) Migration
18 30 (18.63%) ITIL
18 30 (18.63%) IIS
19 24 (14.91%) T-SQL
19 24 (14.91%) MS Excel
19 24 (14.91%) DHCP
20 23 (14.29%) .NET
21 22 (13.66%) Windows Server
22 21 (13.04%) Oracle
22 21 (13.04%) Configuration Management
22 21 (13.04%) XenApp

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 30 (18.63%) IIS
2 12 (7.45%) Apache
2 12 (7.45%) IBM Notes
3 6 (3.73%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.24%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.24%) nginx
4 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (14.91%) MS Excel
2 18 (11.18%) MS Office
3 2 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.35%) Office 365
4 3 (1.86%) GitHub
4 3 (1.86%) SaaS
5 2 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.24%) IaaS
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 37 (22.98%) DNS
2 24 (14.91%) DHCP
3 17 (10.56%) Firewall
4 9 (5.59%) Kerberos
5 8 (4.97%) Internet
5 8 (4.97%) SSL
6 7 (4.35%) HTTPS
7 4 (2.48%) iSCSI
7 4 (2.48%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.86%) LDAP
8 3 (1.86%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.24%) AMQP
10 1 (0.62%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.62%) SAN
10 1 (0.62%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.11%) GIS
6 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.24%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.24%) DB2
8 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.24%) Impala
8 2 (1.24%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.24%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.62%) Big Data
9 1 (0.62%) Cloudera CDH
9 1 (0.62%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 18 (11.18%) Visual Studio
2 13 (8.07%) WiX
3 11 (6.83%) Selenium
4 9 (5.59%) InstallShield
4 9 (5.59%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.59%) NUnit
4 9 (5.59%) SpecFlow
5 6 (3.73%) AdminStudio
5 6 (3.73%) GitLab
6 4 (2.48%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.48%) NMock
6 4 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.24%) Babel
7 2 (1.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.24%) Hudson
7 2 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.24%) webpack
7 2 (1.24%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.62%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.62%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (6.83%) Finance
2 4 (2.48%) Military
2 4 (2.48%) Publishing
3 2 (1.24%) Banking
3 2 (1.24%) Legal
3 2 (1.24%) Retail
4 1 (0.62%) Advertising
4 1 (0.62%) Law
4 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.62%) Marketing
4 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (20.50%) Applications Packager
2 16 (9.94%) Consultant
3 14 (8.70%) Developer
4 13 (8.07%) .NET Developer
4 13 (8.07%) Analyst
5 11 (6.83%) Support Engineer
5 11 (6.83%) Windows Engineer
6 8 (4.97%) Applications Engineer
6 8 (4.97%) SCCM Consultant
7 7 (4.35%) Administrator
7 7 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
8 6 (3.73%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (3.73%) SCCM Administrator
8 6 (3.73%) SCCM Specialist
8 6 (3.73%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.73%) Windows Support Engineer
8 6 (3.73%) Wintel Support
9 5 (3.11%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (3.11%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (2.48%) Development Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.29%) .NET
2 18 (11.18%) .NET Framework
3 17 (10.56%) Web Services
4 16 (9.94%) XML
5 13 (8.07%) ASP.NET
6 12 (7.45%) Middleware
7 11 (6.83%) jQuery
8 9 (5.59%) Ajax
8 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (5.59%) Breeze.js
8 9 (5.59%) Durandal
8 9 (5.59%) Entity Framework
8 9 (5.59%) Express
8 9 (5.59%) Kendo UI
8 9 (5.59%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (5.59%) React
8 9 (5.59%) WCF
9 4 (2.48%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.70%) Clustering
2 12 (7.45%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.35%) Wiki
5 6 (3.73%) CMDB
6 4 (2.48%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.24%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.24%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.24%) Replication
7 2 (1.24%) User Experience
8 1 (0.62%) CESG
8 1 (0.62%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 123 (76.40%) Windows
2 38 (23.60%) Windows 7
3 36 (22.36%) Windows 10
4 22 (13.66%) Windows Server
5 16 (9.94%) Linux
6 10 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (5.59%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.24%) CentOS
10 2 (1.24%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.24%) Unix
10 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (37.27%) Application Packaging
2 31 (19.25%) Migration
3 30 (18.63%) ITIL
4 21 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 18 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (9.94%) TDD
7 14 (8.70%) Release Management
7 14 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 13 (8.07%) Change Management
8 13 (8.07%) Software Deployment
8 13 (8.07%) Software Distribution
9 12 (7.45%) Application Virtualisation
9 12 (7.45%) High Availability
10 11 (6.83%) ITIL V3
10 11 (6.83%) MVC
11 10 (6.21%) Software Delivery
12 9 (5.59%) Full Text Search
12 9 (5.59%) Incident Management
13 7 (4.35%) CRM
13 7 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (37.89%) PowerShell
2 49 (30.43%) SQL
3 37 (22.98%) VB
4 36 (22.36%) VBScript
5 24 (14.91%) T-SQL
6 18 (11.18%) C#
7 13 (8.07%) Python
8 11 (6.83%) Bash Shell
8 11 (6.83%) JavaScript
9 9 (5.59%) TypeScript
10 7 (4.35%) Java
10 7 (4.35%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.48%) PHP
12 2 (1.24%) Perl
13 1 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (27.33%) Security Cleared
2 42 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (3.11%) Degree
6 3 (1.86%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.86%) MCP
7 2 (1.24%) ISEB
7 2 (1.24%) MCSA
7 2 (1.24%) MCSE
7 2 (1.24%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.62%) CCNA
8 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.62%) CISSP
8 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.62%) ECDL
8 1 (0.62%) GISP
8 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.62%) MCDST
8 1 (0.62%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.21%) SLA
2 7 (4.35%) QA
3 5 (3.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.24%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.24%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 81 (50.31%) Microsoft App-V
2 62 (38.51%) Active Directory
3 40 (24.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (13.04%) XenApp
5 20 (12.42%) XenDesktop
6 15 (9.32%) Terminal Services
7 11 (6.83%) XenServer
8 4 (2.48%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.86%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.86%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.24%) vCloud
10 2 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.62%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.62%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.62%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.62%) Docker
11 1 (0.62%) UAG
11 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 78 (48.45%) SCCM
2 19 (11.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 18 (11.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 12 (7.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 12 (7.45%) OpenView
4 12 (7.45%) Perfmon
5 11 (6.83%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (6.83%) Puppet
5 11 (6.83%) WSUS
6 10 (6.21%) Ansible
7 8 (4.97%) HP SIM
7 8 (4.97%) Packer
7 8 (4.97%) vRealize
8 7 (4.35%) yum
9 5 (3.11%) Sysprep
9 5 (3.11%) ThinApp
10 4 (2.48%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 2 (1.24%) CFEngine
11 2 (1.24%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 93 (57.76%) Microsoft
2 50 (31.06%) VMware
3 36 (22.36%) Citrix
4 21 (13.04%) Oracle
5 18 (11.18%) HP
6 16 (9.94%) AppSense
7 12 (7.45%) Lotus
8 9 (5.59%) DevExpress
9 7 (4.35%) BMC
9 7 (4.35%) Intel Security
9 7 (4.35%) Remedy
10 6 (3.73%) Google
11 4 (2.48%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.48%) SolidFire
11 4 (2.48%) TOWER Software
12 3 (1.86%) LANDesk
13 2 (1.24%) Altiris
13 2 (1.24%) Dell
13 2 (1.24%) Informatica
13 2 (1.24%) Teradata
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