The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank - 70 56
Contract jobs citing MSI 0 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.22% 1.69%
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.38% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate - £460 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £335 £280
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £43.50
MSI
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
112 84 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.89% 9.32% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 45 58
Average daily rate £316 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Packager
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) AppSense
1 1 (50.00%) VMware