The first table below looks at the demand for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 56 76 54
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -22
Contract jobs citing MSI 12 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.75% 0.22% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.34% 1.63% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-10.97% +9.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £16.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+163.63% -10.81%
Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
116 123 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.89% 13.59% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 68 64
Average daily rate £373 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £270 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
MSI
Scotland

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 13 (92.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (42.86%) Project Management
4 6 (42.86%) Application Packaging
5 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Release Management
6 4 (28.57%) InfoPath
6 4 (28.57%) Workflow
6 4 (28.57%) McAfee
6 4 (28.57%) InstallShield
6 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 4 (28.57%) SCCM
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 2 (14.29%) Banking
8 2 (14.29%) MS Office
8 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
9 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
9 1 (7.14%) VBScript
9 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
9 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
9 1 (7.14%) DNS
9 1 (7.14%) HP
9 1 (7.14%) Citrix
9 1 (7.14%) Thin Client

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) InfoPath
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Applications Packager
1 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) MSI Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Application Packaging
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
1 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Release Management
2 4 (28.57%) Workflow
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) McAfee
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Wyse
3 1 (7.14%) AppSense
3 1 (7.14%) VMware