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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 96 98 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Contract jobs citing MSI 30 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.47% 0.41% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.65% 2.88% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £405 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £289 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £521 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+14.16% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+220.00% -59.67%
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
392 243 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.25% 14.19% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 124 90
Average daily rate £345 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £270 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 30
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £23.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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
Andover - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Fareham - - - -
MSI
South East

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 43 (95.56%) Windows
2 39 (86.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 39 (86.67%) Security Cleared
3 37 (82.22%) SQL
3 37 (82.22%) VMware
4 35 (77.78%) DV Cleared
5 27 (60.00%) Migration
6 26 (57.78%) Active Directory
7 25 (55.56%) Firewall
7 25 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (53.33%) Windows Vista
8 24 (53.33%) HP
9 21 (46.67%) StarTeam
10 20 (44.44%) Configuration Management
11 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (33.33%) PowerShell
12 15 (33.33%) Lumension
13 14 (31.11%) McAfee
13 14 (31.11%) Oracle
13 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
14 10 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (22.22%) Data Migration
14 10 (22.22%) Service Management
15 9 (20.00%) Client/Server
16 6 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
17 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
18 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
19 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
20 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (55.56%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 21 (46.67%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.22%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (2.22%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Build Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Applications Packager
3 5 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Applications Tester
5 1 (2.22%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (2.22%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.22%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 43 (95.56%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Windows Vista
3 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Solaris
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Migration
2 20 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 10 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 10 (22.22%) Service Management
4 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (82.22%) SQL
2 15 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) VBScript
3 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 35 (77.78%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 26 (57.78%) Active Directory
2 25 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 39 (86.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (82.22%) VMware
2 24 (53.33%) HP
3 15 (33.33%) Lumension
4 14 (31.11%) McAfee
4 14 (31.11%) Oracle
4 14 (31.11%) Microsoft