The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 356 350 323
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -27
Contract jobs citing MSI 41 54 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.30% 1.82% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 25
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£414 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £341 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +86.90%
MSI
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3143 2967 2505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.80% 13.42% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2322 2134 1851
Average daily rate £425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 13
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.00%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in London

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in London

MSI
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSI across the London region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

MSI Daily Rate Histogram in London

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in London

MSI
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the London region over the 3 months to 2 March 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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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
City of London -2 6 £400 -5.88% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 68 (77.27%) Windows
2 49 (55.68%) Microsoft App-V
3 48 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 35 (39.77%) Application Packaging
5 34 (38.64%) Finance
6 32 (36.36%) SCCM
7 29 (32.95%) XenDesktop
7 29 (32.95%) Active Directory
8 28 (31.82%) Microsoft
9 26 (29.55%) Citrix
10 24 (27.27%) .NET
10 24 (27.27%) VMware
11 23 (26.14%) XenApp
12 21 (23.86%) NUnit
12 21 (23.86%) Banking
12 21 (23.86%) Migration
13 19 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (21.59%) IBM
13 19 (21.59%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
15 17 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (19.32%) WCF
16 16 (18.18%) WPF
16 16 (18.18%) JIRA
16 16 (18.18%) .NET Remoting
16 16 (18.18%) .NET Framework
16 16 (18.18%) TIBCO EMS
16 16 (18.18%) Multithreading
16 16 (18.18%) TeamCity
16 16 (18.18%) Relational Database

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 16 (18.18%) TIBCO EMS
2 14 (15.91%) Confluence
3 4 (4.55%) IIS
4 3 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.36%) DNS
1 10 (11.36%) NetScaler
2 8 (9.09%) VPN
3 7 (7.95%) Firewall
4 6 (6.82%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.68%) SSL
5 5 (5.68%) SAN
6 4 (4.55%) DHCP
6 4 (4.55%) Network Security
7 3 (3.41%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (2.27%) NAS
9 1 (1.14%) SMS
9 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.27%) MySQL
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (23.86%) NUnit
2 16 (18.18%) JIRA
2 16 (18.18%) TeamCity
3 8 (9.09%) Subversion
4 7 (7.95%) InstallShield
5 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.55%) WiX
7 3 (3.41%) MSBuild
7 3 (3.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (2.27%) FindBugs
8 2 (2.27%) Checkstyle
8 2 (2.27%) Ant
8 2 (2.27%) JUnit
8 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.27%) Hudson
9 1 (1.14%) AdminStudio
General
1 34 (38.64%) Finance
2 21 (23.86%) Banking
3 14 (15.91%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.41%) Retail
4 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.27%) Publishing
5 2 (2.27%) Front Office
6 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (21.59%) Applications Packager
2 17 (19.32%) Developer
3 15 (17.05%) .NET Developer
4 12 (13.64%) Consultant
5 6 (6.82%) Citrix Consultant
6 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (5.68%) Architect
7 4 (4.55%) Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Build Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (3.41%) SCCM Consultant
8 3 (3.41%) SCCM Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) SCCM Administrator
9 2 (2.27%) Build Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Citrix Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Environment Manager
9 2 (2.27%) Applications Manager
9 2 (2.27%) Administrator
9 2 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (39.77%) Application Packaging
2 24 (27.27%) .NET
3 17 (19.32%) WCF
4 16 (18.18%) WPF
4 16 (18.18%) WinForms
4 16 (18.18%) .NET Remoting
4 16 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.68%) XML
6 3 (3.41%) HTML
6 3 (3.41%) Ajax
6 3 (3.41%) HTML5
6 3 (3.41%) Protocol Buffers
7 2 (2.27%) Play Framework
7 2 (2.27%) REST
7 2 (2.27%) CSS3
7 2 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.27%) JSON
7 2 (2.27%) Django
7 2 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.82%) Thin Client
2 6 (6.82%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.27%) SecurID
4 2 (2.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 68 (77.27%) Windows
2 48 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 19 (21.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.23%) Linux
6 8 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.95%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.68%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.41%) CentOS
9 3 (3.41%) Windows 2000
9 3 (3.41%) UNIX
10 1 (1.14%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) Migration
2 19 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.18%) Multithreading
3 16 (18.18%) Code Coverage
4 14 (15.91%) Refactoring
5 9 (10.23%) ITIL
6 7 (7.95%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.68%) Release Management
7 5 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.55%) Scrum
8 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.55%) Software Deployment
8 4 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.55%) Software Asset Management
9 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.77%) SQL
2 12 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 9 (10.23%) VBScript
3 9 (10.23%) C#
4 8 (9.09%) Java
5 7 (7.95%) VB
6 2 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (1.14%) C
7 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.14%) CISSP
4 1 (1.14%) VCP4
4 1 (1.14%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.05%) QA
2 4 (4.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (55.68%) Microsoft App-V
2 29 (32.95%) Active Directory
2 29 (32.95%) XenDesktop
3 23 (26.14%) XenApp
4 17 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (9.09%) XenServer
6 7 (7.95%) vSphere
7 6 (6.82%) Terminal Services
7 6 (6.82%) VMware ESX
8 4 (4.55%) Firmware
9 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
9 3 (3.41%) vCloud
10 1 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (36.36%) SCCM
2 8 (9.09%) WSUS
2 8 (9.09%) EdgeSight
3 5 (5.68%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (3.41%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (3.41%) SCOrch
5 3 (3.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 2 (2.27%) AppDNA
7 1 (1.14%) Puppet
7 1 (1.14%) WMI
7 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 26 (29.55%) Citrix
3 24 (27.27%) VMware
4 19 (21.59%) IBM
5 16 (18.18%) TIBCO
6 15 (17.05%) Infragistics
6 15 (17.05%) DevExpress
7 9 (10.23%) Wyse
8 8 (9.09%) LANDesk
8 8 (9.09%) McAfee
8 8 (9.09%) AppSense
9 7 (7.95%) Altiris
10 6 (6.82%) Cisco
11 5 (5.68%) Oracle
11 5 (5.68%) HP
11 5 (5.68%) Mercator
12 4 (4.55%) CheckPoint
13 3 (3.41%) Splunk
13 3 (3.41%) Vyatta
13 3 (3.41%) Brocade
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