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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 100 102 94
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing MSI 10 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.48% 0.76% 1.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.18% 4.46% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 7
Average daily rate
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£515 £405 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.16% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £294 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £440 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £280 £315
% change year-on-year
+20.53% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £25.80 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-34.09% +71.96%
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
314 336 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.93% 17.07% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 183 181
Average daily rate £373 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.87% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £41.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Hook -2 5 £515 +27.95%
Southampton -6 1 £375 +22.95%
MSI
South East

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Security Cleared
3 18 (72.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 18 (72.00%) VMware
4 16 (64.00%) SQL
5 15 (60.00%) HP
6 12 (48.00%) DV Cleared
7 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
7 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
8 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (36.00%) Lumension
9 9 (36.00%) Firewall
9 9 (36.00%) Migration
10 8 (32.00%) McAfee
10 8 (32.00%) Oracle
10 8 (32.00%) StarTeam
10 8 (32.00%) Windows Vista
11 7 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (28.00%) Client/Server
11 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
12 5 (20.00%) Terminal Services
12 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 5 (20.00%) Citrix
12 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
12 5 (20.00%) XenApp
12 5 (20.00%) SCCM
12 5 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (20.00%) AppSense
12 5 (20.00%) Altiris

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (16.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) StarTeam
2 1 (4.00%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Migration Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Build Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix Administrator
2 3 (12.00%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Administrator
2 3 (12.00%) ArcSight Consultant
2 3 (12.00%) Consultant
2 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) CGI
1 3 (12.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (8.00%) WPF
2 2 (8.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) XSD
2 2 (8.00%) WinForms
2 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Vista
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Migration
2 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Line Management
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) VBScript
3 3 (12.00%) VBA
4 2 (8.00%) REXX
4 2 (8.00%) Tcl
4 2 (8.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (20.00%) XenApp
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (72.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (20.00%) EdgeSight
3 5 (20.00%) SCCM
4 3 (12.00%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (8.00%) WMI
6 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) VMware
2 15 (60.00%) HP
3 9 (36.00%) Lumension
4 8 (32.00%) McAfee
4 8 (32.00%) Oracle
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) Citrix
5 5 (20.00%) AppSense
5 5 (20.00%) Altiris
6 3 (12.00%) ArcSight