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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 386 331 328
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -3
Contract jobs citing MSI 38 92 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.36% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.07% 2.77% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 60 44
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£375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £279 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £403 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £325 £314
% change year-on-year
-3.46% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.63 £12.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+105.20% -61.60%
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
3548 3321 2997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.83% 13.09% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2518 2386 2054
Average daily rate £420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 24
Average hourly rate £45.00 £48.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +42.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £24.01 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.35 £59.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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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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 +7 8 £438 +16.66% 1
Hayes - - - -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 90 (83.33%) Windows
2 73 (67.59%) Microsoft App-V
3 69 (63.89%) Windows 7
4 51 (47.22%) SCCM
5 42 (38.89%) Citrix
6 40 (37.04%) Microsoft
7 38 (35.19%) Application Packaging
8 35 (32.41%) Active Directory
9 29 (26.85%) XenApp
10 26 (24.07%) Windows XP
10 26 (24.07%) VB
11 24 (22.22%) InstallShield
12 22 (20.37%) PowerShell
13 18 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (16.67%) VMware
14 17 (15.74%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (15.74%) C#
15 16 (14.81%) Migration
15 16 (14.81%) Windows 8
16 14 (12.96%) Wise Package Studio
16 14 (12.96%) WSUS
17 13 (12.04%) Finance
17 13 (12.04%) VBScript
17 13 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (10.19%) Hyper-V
18 11 (10.19%) WSH
18 11 (10.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 11 (10.19%) User Acceptance Testing
19 10 (9.26%) SQL
20 9 (8.33%) DNS

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (2.78%) IIS
2 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Office
2 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) DNS
2 8 (7.41%) DHCP
3 6 (5.56%) SAN
4 5 (4.63%) Firewall
4 5 (4.63%) NetScaler
5 4 (3.70%) Network Security
5 4 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.85%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.85%) NAS
6 2 (1.85%) SMS
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.93%) IPv4
7 1 (0.93%) IPv6
7 1 (0.93%) VPN
7 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (22.22%) InstallShield
2 14 (12.96%) Wise Package Studio
3 9 (8.33%) AdminStudio
4 2 (1.85%) NUnit
4 2 (1.85%) CruiseControl
4 2 (1.85%) Subversion
4 2 (1.85%) WiX
4 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (12.04%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Banking
3 5 (4.63%) Law
4 4 (3.70%) French Language
5 3 (2.78%) Retail
5 3 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Local Government
6 1 (0.93%) Czech Language
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) German Language
Job Titles
1 60 (55.56%) Applications Packager
2 18 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 6 (5.56%) Analyst
3 6 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (2.78%) Team Leader
4 3 (2.78%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (1.85%) MSI Packager
5 2 (1.85%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (1.85%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (1.85%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (1.85%) Administrator
5 2 (1.85%) Coordinator
5 2 (1.85%) Architect
5 2 (1.85%) Data Architect
6 1 (0.93%) Network Engineer
6 1 (0.93%) Support Analyst
6 1 (0.93%) Support Engineer
6 1 (0.93%) Desktop Support
6 1 (0.93%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (35.19%) Application Packaging
2 11 (10.19%) WSH
3 8 (7.41%) .NET
4 3 (2.78%) XML
5 2 (1.85%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) CMDB
2 3 (2.78%) Replication
3 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.93%) AS400
4 1 (0.93%) Clustering
4 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 90 (83.33%) Windows
2 69 (63.89%) Windows 7
3 26 (24.07%) Windows XP
4 18 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (15.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (14.81%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.85%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.85%) UNIX
8 2 (1.85%) AIX
8 2 (1.85%) Solaris
8 2 (1.85%) Linux
9 1 (0.93%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.81%) Migration
2 11 (10.19%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (5.56%) Integration Testing
3 6 (5.56%) ITSM
4 4 (3.70%) ITIL
4 4 (3.70%) Project Management
4 4 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (3.70%) Load Testing
4 4 (3.70%) Functional Testing
5 3 (2.78%) Release Management
5 3 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 2 (1.85%) Workflow
6 2 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (1.85%) Logistics
6 2 (1.85%) Software Engineering
6 2 (1.85%) Incident Management
6 2 (1.85%) Problem Management
6 2 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (1.85%) Data Migration
6 2 (1.85%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.07%) VB
2 22 (20.37%) PowerShell
3 17 (15.74%) C#
4 13 (12.04%) VBScript
5 10 (9.26%) SQL
6 1 (0.93%) Java
6 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.70%) MCSE
3 4 (3.70%) MCSA
3 4 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (3.70%) CCEA
3 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.85%) Degree
5 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.93%) PMP
5 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 73 (67.59%) Microsoft App-V
2 35 (32.41%) Active Directory
3 29 (26.85%) XenApp
4 13 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (10.19%) Hyper-V
6 7 (6.48%) vSphere
7 6 (5.56%) XenDesktop
7 6 (5.56%) Terminal Services
8 4 (3.70%) VMware ESX
8 4 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.93%) Squid
Systems Management
1 51 (47.22%) SCCM
2 14 (12.96%) WSUS
3 11 (10.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (6.48%) AppDNA
5 3 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.85%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.93%) DameWare
7 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.93%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.93%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.93%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 42 (38.89%) Citrix
2 40 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 18 (16.67%) VMware
4 8 (7.41%) LANDesk
5 7 (6.48%) NetApp
6 6 (5.56%) Altiris
7 5 (4.63%) AppSense
8 4 (3.70%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.78%) Oracle
9 3 (2.78%) EMC
9 3 (2.78%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.85%) SAP
10 2 (1.85%) Cisco
10 2 (1.85%) Dell
10 2 (1.85%) CA
10 2 (1.85%) Symantec
11 1 (0.93%) Remedy
11 1 (0.93%) Sophos
11 1 (0.93%) Wyse
11 1 (0.93%) Reuters
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