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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 579 500 423
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -77
Contract jobs citing MSI 52 110 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.69% 1.69% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 66 111
Median daily rate £335 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £463 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £335 £280
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £43.50
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
7576 6515 6229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.87% 12.85% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5203 4224 4068
Median daily rate £438 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 134 123
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -5.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £26.42 £31.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £47.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.27 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -3.19%

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 4 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 4 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
London -38 18 £363 +11.53% 1
South East -23 13 £400 +18.59% 3
North East - 11 £249 - 1
North West -8 3 £490 +56.80% 1
East Midlands - 3 £235 -
East of England +8 2 £373 +6.42%
West Midlands -18 2 - -
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MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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 (86.11%) Windows
2 62 (57.41%) PowerShell
3 57 (52.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 49 (45.37%) SCCM
5 48 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 48 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 45 (41.67%) Windows 7
7 39 (36.11%) SQL
7 39 (36.11%) VMware
8 32 (29.63%) Security Cleared
9 31 (28.70%) VBScript
10 26 (24.07%) ITIL
11 25 (23.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (23.15%) Application Packaging
12 24 (22.22%) Citrix
13 23 (21.30%) SQL Server
14 22 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (19.44%) AppSense
16 19 (17.59%) Firewall
16 19 (17.59%) Finance
16 19 (17.59%) InstallShield
16 19 (17.59%) MS Excel
17 18 (16.67%) Windows Server
18 17 (15.74%) Team Foundation Server
19 16 (14.81%) XenDesktop
19 16 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
19 16 (14.81%) Intel Security
19 16 (14.81%) DNS
20 15 (13.89%) Configuration Management
20 15 (13.89%) OpenView Configuration Management

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 (12.04%) IIS
2 9 (8.33%) Apache
3 5 (4.63%) JBoss
3 5 (4.63%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.70%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.85%) nginx
5 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (17.59%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.26%) MS Office
3 4 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.48%) IaaS
1 7 (6.48%) PaaS
1 7 (6.48%) SaaS
2 6 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.59%) Firewall
2 16 (14.81%) DNS
3 11 (10.19%) DHCP
4 4 (3.70%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.78%) Internet
5 3 (2.78%) SSL
6 2 (1.85%) LDAP
7 1 (0.93%) DMZ
7 1 (0.93%) SAN
7 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) MySQL
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.85%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.93%) Big Data
6 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (17.59%) InstallShield
2 17 (15.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (6.48%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (6.48%) Selenium
4 7 (6.48%) TeamCity
4 7 (6.48%) WiX
5 6 (5.56%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.63%) AdminStudio
6 5 (4.63%) JIRA
6 5 (4.63%) JUnit
6 5 (4.63%) Maven
6 5 (4.63%) Subversion
6 5 (4.63%) WinDbg
7 2 (1.85%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.85%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.85%) GitLab
7 2 (1.85%) Hudson
7 2 (1.85%) StarTeam
General
1 19 (17.59%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Banking
2 7 (6.48%) Front Office
3 5 (4.63%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.63%) Legal
4 4 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.78%) Publishing
6 2 (1.85%) Local Government
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (17.59%) Applications Packager
2 18 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (6.48%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (6.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (6.48%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (5.56%) Environment Manager
4 6 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 6 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (4.63%) Applications Support
5 5 (4.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (4.63%) PowerShell Engineer
5 5 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (3.70%) Consultant
6 4 (3.70%) DBA
6 4 (3.70%) Developer
6 4 (3.70%) DV Cleared DBA
6 4 (3.70%) SCCM Engineer
6 4 (3.70%) SCCM Specialist
6 4 (3.70%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.04%) .NET
2 7 (6.48%) MSMQ
2 7 (6.48%) Software Packaging
3 5 (4.63%) LAMP
4 4 (3.70%) Middleware
5 2 (1.85%) J2EE
5 2 (1.85%) Web Services
6 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.93%) WCF
6 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Derivative
2 5 (4.63%) Clustering
3 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.85%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.85%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.85%) Replication
4 2 (1.85%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.85%) Wiki
5 1 (0.93%) CMDB
5 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
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 (86.11%) Windows
2 45 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 18 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (12.04%) Windows XP
6 12 (11.11%) Linux
7 11 (10.19%) Windows Vista
8 7 (6.48%) Windows 8
9 6 (5.56%) Windows 10
10 5 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.85%) CentOS
12 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.07%) ITIL
2 25 (23.15%) Application Packaging
3 22 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (13.89%) Configuration Management
6 13 (12.04%) Application Discovery
7 12 (11.11%) Service Management
8 9 (8.33%) Software Delivery
9 8 (7.41%) DevOps
10 7 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.48%) Software Distribution
11 6 (5.56%) ITIL V3
11 6 (5.56%) Migration
11 6 (5.56%) Project Management
11 6 (5.56%) Service Delivery
12 5 (4.63%) Code Coverage
12 5 (4.63%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (4.63%) ITSM
12 5 (4.63%) PRINCE
12 5 (4.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 62 (57.41%) PowerShell
2 39 (36.11%) SQL
3 31 (28.70%) VBScript
4 13 (12.04%) VB
5 7 (6.48%) PHP
5 7 (6.48%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.63%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.63%) Python
7 4 (3.70%) Java
7 4 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.78%) C++
8 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.85%) C
9 2 (1.85%) Perl
10 1 (0.93%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.04%) DV Cleared
3 12 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (4.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (3.70%) MCP
6 4 (3.70%) MCSE
7 3 (2.78%) Degree
7 3 (2.78%) MCSA
8 2 (1.85%) ISEB
8 2 (1.85%) MCDST
9 1 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) QA
2 5 (4.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.78%) SLA
4 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.93%) Solvency II
System Software
1 57 (52.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 48 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 25 (23.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (14.81%) XenDesktop
5 15 (13.89%) XenApp
6 8 (7.41%) XenServer
7 6 (5.56%) Terminal Services
8 5 (4.63%) BitLocker
9 3 (2.78%) vSphere
10 2 (1.85%) Docker
10 2 (1.85%) GlusterFS
10 2 (1.85%) pfSense
10 2 (1.85%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.85%) vCloud
10 2 (1.85%) Xen
11 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 49 (45.37%) SCCM
2 15 (13.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (9.26%) Puppet
4 9 (8.33%) Perfmon
5 7 (6.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (5.56%) WSUS
7 4 (3.70%) HP SIM
7 4 (3.70%) OpenView
8 3 (2.78%) SCOM
8 3 (2.78%) yum
9 2 (1.85%) Ansible
9 2 (1.85%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.85%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.85%) Kibana
9 2 (1.85%) logstash
9 2 (1.85%) Salt
9 2 (1.85%) ThinApp
9 2 (1.85%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.93%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 48 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 39 (36.11%) VMware
3 24 (22.22%) Citrix
4 21 (19.44%) AppSense
5 16 (14.81%) Intel Security
6 14 (12.96%) Lumension
6 14 (12.96%) Oracle
7 13 (12.04%) HP
8 10 (9.26%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.63%) Altiris
9 5 (4.63%) Dell
9 5 (4.63%) LANDesk
9 5 (4.63%) Symantec
10 4 (3.70%) Lotus
11 2 (1.85%) Google
11 2 (1.85%) Progress
11 2 (1.85%) Wyse
12 1 (0.93%) IBM
12 1 (0.93%) NetApp
12 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
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