The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 112 100 83
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Contract jobs citing MSI 10 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.47% 0.73% 1.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.09% 4.53% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 11
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£515 £326 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.85% +35.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £414 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.50 £13.30
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +91.72%
MSI
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
324 331 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.23% 16.19% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 193 151
Average daily rate £365 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

MSI
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSI across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

MSI Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

MSI
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +1 5 £515 +28.75%
Southampton -4 1 £350 +14.75%
MSI
South East

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
3 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 10 (58.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) HP
5 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
6 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
7 5 (29.41%) Citrix
7 5 (29.41%) Terminal Services
7 5 (29.41%) AppSense
7 5 (29.41%) Altiris
7 5 (29.41%) SCCM
7 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) XenApp
7 5 (29.41%) EdgeSight
7 5 (29.41%) Patch Management
8 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (23.53%) Lumension
8 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) StarTeam
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
8 4 (23.53%) Firewall
8 4 (23.53%) Migration
8 4 (23.53%) McAfee
8 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) StarTeam
2 1 (5.88%) InstallShield
2 1 (5.88%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Consultant
1 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (17.65%) Administrator
1 3 (17.65%) Citrix Administrator
1 3 (17.65%) Applications Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) ArcSight Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
3 1 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Packager
3 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) CGI
1 3 (17.65%) Regular Expression
2 2 (11.76%) WPF
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) XSD
2 2 (11.76%) WinForms
2 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Patch Management
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
3 3 (17.65%) VBA
4 2 (11.76%) REXX
4 2 (11.76%) Tcl
4 2 (11.76%) VBScript
4 2 (11.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) Terminal Services
2 5 (29.41%) XenApp
3 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) SCCM
2 5 (29.41%) EdgeSight
3 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (17.65%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (11.76%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) HP
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) AppSense
3 5 (29.41%) Altiris
4 4 (23.53%) McAfee
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Lumension
5 3 (17.65%) ArcSight