The first table below looks at the demand for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire 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 66 60 68
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing MSI 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.39% 0.16% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.70% 1.02% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £300 - £313
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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
81 98 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.44% 15.51% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 50 47
Average daily rate £401 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -2.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
MSI
East of England

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MSI
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
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Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
MSI
East of England

MSI
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (40.00%) ZENworks
4 2 (40.00%) InstallShield
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) VBScript
5 1 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (20.00%) AdminStudio
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (20.00%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (40.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) VMware