The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 36 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSI 2 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.70% - 3.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.88% - 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 12
Average daily rate
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£415 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.43 £12.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+119.46% -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 Kent region.

Development Applications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
34 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.85% 9.77% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 26
Average daily rate £375 £373 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +35.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Kent

MSI
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
MSI
South East

MSI
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Mercator
2 1 (50.00%) Reuters
2 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (50.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (50.00%) Software Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Mercator
2 1 (50.00%) Reuters
2 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft