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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 348 334 321
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Contract jobs citing MSI 38 67 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.23% 2.31% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 52 31
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£425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £301 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £455 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+14.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+220.00% -59.67%
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
3093 2896 2647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.95% 13.25% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2368 2093 1929
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 21
Average hourly rate £24.75 £41.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.63% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £68.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 +6 10 £425 -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 70 (81.40%) Windows
2 50 (58.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 47 (54.65%) Windows 7
4 32 (37.21%) Citrix
5 31 (36.05%) Finance
6 30 (34.88%) Active Directory
6 30 (34.88%) Microsoft
6 30 (34.88%) SCCM
7 29 (33.72%) Application Packaging
7 29 (33.72%) XenApp
7 29 (33.72%) XenDesktop
7 29 (33.72%) VMware
8 22 (25.58%) Migration
9 21 (24.42%) .NET
9 21 (24.42%) SQL Server
9 21 (24.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (22.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (19.77%) NUnit
11 17 (19.77%) Banking
12 15 (17.44%) SQL
12 15 (17.44%) IBM
12 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (16.28%) PowerShell
13 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (15.12%) DNS
14 13 (15.12%) VBScript
14 13 (15.12%) WCF
14 13 (15.12%) NetScaler
15 12 (13.95%) Relational Database
15 12 (13.95%) TeamCity

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (13.95%) TIBCO EMS
2 10 (11.63%) Confluence
3 5 (5.81%) IIS
4 3 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.12%) DNS
1 13 (15.12%) NetScaler
2 10 (11.63%) Firewall
3 9 (10.47%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.30%) SAN
4 8 (9.30%) VPN
5 7 (8.14%) DHCP
5 7 (8.14%) Network Security
6 5 (5.81%) SSL
7 3 (3.49%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (2.33%) NAS
8 2 (2.33%) SMS
9 1 (1.16%) IPv4
9 1 (1.16%) IPv6
9 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 10 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.33%) MySQL
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) NUnit
2 12 (13.95%) TeamCity
2 12 (13.95%) JIRA
3 8 (9.30%) Subversion
4 7 (8.14%) InstallShield
5 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.65%) WiX
7 3 (3.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (3.49%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.33%) FindBugs
8 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.33%) Hudson
8 2 (2.33%) Checkstyle
8 2 (2.33%) Ant
8 2 (2.33%) JUnit
9 1 (1.16%) AdminStudio
9 1 (1.16%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 31 (36.05%) Finance
2 17 (19.77%) Banking
3 10 (11.63%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.65%) Retail
5 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.33%) Front Office
7 1 (1.16%) Publishing
7 1 (1.16%) Czech Language
7 1 (1.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (19.77%) Applications Packager
2 13 (15.12%) Developer
3 11 (12.79%) .NET Developer
3 11 (12.79%) Consultant
4 6 (6.98%) Citrix Consultant
5 5 (5.81%) Architect
5 5 (5.81%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (4.65%) Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Build Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (3.49%) Build Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) SCCM Engineer
8 2 (2.33%) SCCM Consultant
8 2 (2.33%) Software Manager
8 2 (2.33%) Applications Manager
8 2 (2.33%) Environment Manager
8 2 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.33%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (2.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (33.72%) Application Packaging
2 21 (24.42%) .NET
3 13 (15.12%) WCF
4 12 (13.95%) WPF
4 12 (13.95%) .NET Remoting
4 12 (13.95%) .NET Framework
4 12 (13.95%) WinForms
5 5 (5.81%) XML
6 3 (3.49%) Web Services
6 3 (3.49%) HTML
6 3 (3.49%) Ajax
6 3 (3.49%) HTML5
6 3 (3.49%) Protocol Buffers
7 2 (2.33%) Play Framework
7 2 (2.33%) REST
7 2 (2.33%) CSS3
7 2 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (2.33%) JSON
7 2 (2.33%) Django
7 2 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.98%) Fat Client
2 6 (6.98%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.65%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.33%) Open Source
4 2 (2.33%) SecurID
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) Replication
5 1 (1.16%) AS400
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 70 (81.40%) Windows
2 47 (54.65%) Windows 7
3 21 (24.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (11.63%) Windows XP
6 9 (10.47%) Linux
7 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.81%) Windows Vista
8 5 (5.81%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.49%) UNIX
9 3 (3.49%) Windows 2000
9 3 (3.49%) CentOS
10 1 (1.16%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.58%) Migration
2 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.95%) Multithreading
3 12 (13.95%) Code Coverage
4 10 (11.63%) Refactoring
5 9 (10.47%) ITIL
5 9 (10.47%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (8.14%) Asset Management
7 6 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.98%) Load Testing
8 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.65%) Software Deployment
9 4 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.65%) Software Asset Management
9 4 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (4.65%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.65%) Release Management
9 4 (4.65%) Scrum
9 4 (4.65%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.44%) SQL
2 14 (16.28%) PowerShell
3 13 (15.12%) VBScript
4 12 (13.95%) VB
5 10 (11.63%) C#
6 8 (9.30%) Java
7 2 (2.33%) Ruby
8 1 (1.16%) C
8 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
1 4 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (4.65%) CCEA
2 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.16%) CISSP
3 1 (1.16%) PMP
3 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) QA
2 4 (4.65%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (58.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 30 (34.88%) Active Directory
3 29 (33.72%) XenApp
3 29 (33.72%) XenDesktop
4 19 (22.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (11.63%) vSphere
6 9 (10.47%) Terminal Services
6 9 (10.47%) VMware ESX
7 8 (9.30%) XenServer
8 4 (4.65%) Hyper-V
8 4 (4.65%) Firmware
9 3 (3.49%) vCloud
10 1 (1.16%) Squid
10 1 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (34.88%) SCCM
2 11 (12.79%) EdgeSight
3 8 (9.30%) WSUS
4 5 (5.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (3.49%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (3.49%) SCOrch
6 3 (3.49%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (2.33%) AppDNA
8 1 (1.16%) WMI
8 1 (1.16%) Puppet
8 1 (1.16%) Sysprep
8 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (37.21%) Citrix
2 30 (34.88%) Microsoft
3 29 (33.72%) VMware
4 15 (17.44%) IBM
5 12 (13.95%) TIBCO
6 11 (12.79%) Infragistics
6 11 (12.79%) DevExpress
7 9 (10.47%) Wyse
8 8 (9.30%) Altiris
8 8 (9.30%) LANDesk
8 8 (9.30%) AppSense
9 7 (8.14%) NetApp
9 7 (8.14%) CheckPoint
9 7 (8.14%) McAfee
10 6 (6.98%) Cisco
10 6 (6.98%) Oracle
11 5 (5.81%) HP
12 3 (3.49%) CA
12 3 (3.49%) Sybase
12 3 (3.49%) Mercator
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £370.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago