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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 358 350 334
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing MSI 45 67 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.33% 2.25% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 57 32
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£450 £425 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £497 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.43 £12.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+119.46% -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
3387 2978 2790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.88% 12.51% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2628 2182 2011
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 20
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 18 £425 - 2
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 75 (83.33%) Windows
2 55 (61.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 50 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 35 (38.89%) SCCM
5 34 (37.78%) Citrix
6 32 (35.56%) Application Packaging
7 31 (34.44%) Microsoft
8 30 (33.33%) Finance
9 29 (32.22%) VMware
9 29 (32.22%) XenApp
9 29 (32.22%) XenDesktop
10 27 (30.00%) Active Directory
11 24 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (24.44%) Migration
13 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
14 20 (22.22%) .NET
15 19 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 17 (18.89%) SQL
17 17 (18.89%) NUnit
18 16 (17.78%) Banking
19 14 (15.56%) VB
19 14 (15.56%) DNS
20 13 (14.44%) IBM
20 13 (14.44%) VBScript
20 13 (14.44%) PowerShell
20 13 (14.44%) NetScaler
21 12 (13.33%) C#
21 12 (13.33%) Windows XP
22 11 (12.22%) vSphere

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
2 8 (8.89%) Confluence
3 6 (6.67%) IIS
4 5 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.56%) DNS
2 13 (14.44%) NetScaler
3 10 (11.11%) Firewall
4 9 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.89%) VPN
5 8 (8.89%) SAN
6 7 (7.78%) Network Security
6 7 (7.78%) DHCP
7 5 (5.56%) SSL
8 3 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (2.22%) NAS
9 2 (2.22%) SMS
10 1 (1.11%) IPv4
10 1 (1.11%) IPv6
10 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.11%) MySQL
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (18.89%) NUnit
2 10 (11.11%) Subversion
2 10 (11.11%) JIRA
2 10 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 7 (7.78%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.67%) InstallShield
5 5 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (5.56%) WiX
6 3 (3.33%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.22%) FindBugs
7 2 (2.22%) Hudson
7 2 (2.22%) Ant
7 2 (2.22%) JUnit
7 2 (2.22%) Checkstyle
7 2 (2.22%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.11%) AdminStudio
8 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.11%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 30 (33.33%) Finance
2 16 (17.78%) Banking
3 8 (8.89%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.44%) Retail
5 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.22%) Front Office
7 1 (1.11%) Law
7 1 (1.11%) Publishing
7 1 (1.11%) Czech Language
7 1 (1.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (17.78%) Applications Packager
2 11 (12.22%) Consultant
2 11 (12.22%) Developer
3 9 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 8 (8.89%) Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Citrix Consultant
6 5 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (4.44%) Architect
7 4 (4.44%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Build Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Build Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (2.22%) Environment Manager
9 2 (2.22%) Citrix Specialist
9 2 (2.22%) Applications Manager
9 2 (2.22%) Software Manager
9 2 (2.22%) Administrator
9 2 (2.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.22%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.56%) Application Packaging
2 20 (22.22%) .NET
3 11 (12.22%) WCF
4 10 (11.11%) WPF
4 10 (11.11%) WinForms
4 10 (11.11%) .NET Remoting
4 10 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.67%) XML
6 3 (3.33%) Protocol Buffers
7 2 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (2.22%) HTML5
7 2 (2.22%) HTML
7 2 (2.22%) Web Services
7 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.22%) Ajax
8 1 (1.11%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.11%) JSON
8 1 (1.11%) Django
8 1 (1.11%) jQuery
8 1 (1.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Thin Client
1 6 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.22%) SecurID
5 1 (1.11%) NHS
5 1 (1.11%) Open Source
5 1 (1.11%) AS400
5 1 (1.11%) Replication
5 1 (1.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 75 (83.33%) Windows
2 50 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 24 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 8 (8.89%) Linux
7 6 (6.67%) Windows Vista
7 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.33%) UNIX
8 3 (3.33%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.22%) CentOS
9 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.11%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) Migration
2 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.11%) Code Coverage
3 10 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 9 (10.00%) ITIL
5 8 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (8.89%) Refactoring
6 7 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (7.78%) Asset Management
7 6 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.67%) Load Testing
8 5 (5.56%) Release Management
8 5 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.44%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.44%) Software Deployment
9 4 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.44%) Software Asset Management
10 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.89%) SQL
2 14 (15.56%) VB
3 13 (14.44%) VBScript
3 13 (14.44%) PowerShell
4 12 (13.33%) C#
5 8 (8.89%) Java
6 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.11%) Ruby
6 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (4.44%) CCEA
3 2 (2.22%) Degree
3 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.11%) PMP
4 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) QA
2 4 (4.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (61.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 29 (32.22%) XenApp
2 29 (32.22%) XenDesktop
3 27 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 19 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (12.22%) vSphere
6 9 (10.00%) VMware ESX
7 8 (8.89%) Terminal Services
7 8 (8.89%) XenServer
8 4 (4.44%) Firmware
8 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.22%) vCloud
10 1 (1.11%) Squid
10 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (38.89%) SCCM
2 11 (12.22%) EdgeSight
3 8 (8.89%) WSUS
4 5 (5.56%) AppDNA
4 5 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (4.44%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (3.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (3.33%) SCOrch
6 3 (3.33%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.11%) Sysprep
7 1 (1.11%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.11%) DameWare
7 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.11%) WMI
7 1 (1.11%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 34 (37.78%) Citrix
2 31 (34.44%) Microsoft
3 29 (32.22%) VMware
4 13 (14.44%) IBM
5 10 (11.11%) TIBCO
6 9 (10.00%) Infragistics
6 9 (10.00%) Wyse
6 9 (10.00%) LANDesk
6 9 (10.00%) DevExpress
7 8 (8.89%) Altiris
7 8 (8.89%) Oracle
8 7 (7.78%) McAfee
8 7 (7.78%) NetApp
8 7 (7.78%) CheckPoint
8 7 (7.78%) AppSense
9 5 (5.56%) Cisco
9 5 (5.56%) HP
10 3 (3.33%) Sybase
10 3 (3.33%) CA
10 3 (3.33%) Splunk
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