The first table below looks at the demand for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 23 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 Liverpool 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 19 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSI 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.24% - 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.56%
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
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.43% 14.63% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 19
Average daily rate £290 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £107 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £450 £475
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 - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
MSI
Merseyside

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

MSI
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) VBScript
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (20.00%) AppDNA
5 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (20.00%) AppSense
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (20.00%) DNA
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
5 1 (20.00%) Publishing
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (20.00%) DNA
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
1 2 (40.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) AppSense