The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Kent 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 36 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing MSI 1 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.46% 5.76% 4.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 48.78% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 11
Average daily rate £300 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.56%
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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
10 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.61% 11.82% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 34 20
Average daily rate £475 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% +4.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £405 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
MSI
South East

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
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration