The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 421 411 408
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing MSI 18 14 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.060% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.44% 0.39% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 30
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £315 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £430 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £328 £314
% change year-on-year
-4.58% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £24.63
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.13%
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
4137 3568 3595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.94% 15.34% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3005 2571 2550
Median daily rate £463 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 17
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.12 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.95% -50.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.00 £25.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.00 £78.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing MSI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +28 2 £401 -15.63%
Bromley - 1 £475 -
Croydon - 1 £238 -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MSI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for MSI.

1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) SCCM
3 22 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 15 (45.45%) Windows 7
6 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
7 11 (33.33%) VBScript
8 10 (30.30%) ITIL
8 10 (30.30%) Finance
9 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
9 9 (27.27%) Intel Security
10 8 (24.24%) InstallShield
10 8 (24.24%) Migration
10 8 (24.24%) Application Packaging
11 7 (21.21%) WSUS
11 7 (21.21%) LANDesk
11 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
11 7 (21.21%) Citrix
11 7 (21.21%) Windows 10
12 6 (18.18%) BitLocker
12 6 (18.18%) Office 365
12 6 (18.18%) Altiris
13 5 (15.15%) VMware
13 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
13 5 (15.15%) Symantec
13 5 (15.15%) Project Management
13 5 (15.15%) PRINCE
13 5 (15.15%) Service Management

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) LDAP
3 2 (6.06%) SSL
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) InstallShield
2 5 (15.15%) WinDbg
3 2 (6.06%) AdminStudio
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) Hudson
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Applications Packager
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) PowerShell Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) SCCM Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Azure Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) SCCM Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) SCCM Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Active Directory Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Linux Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) J2EE
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.21%) Windows 10
4 3 (9.09%) Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) CentOS
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Application Packaging
3 8 (24.24%) Migration
4 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
5 5 (15.15%) ITSM
5 5 (15.15%) PRINCE
5 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
5 5 (15.15%) Service Management
6 3 (9.09%) Release Management
6 3 (9.09%) Validation
7 2 (6.06%) Application Virtualisation
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps
7 2 (6.06%) Information Assurance
7 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.06%) Security Patching
7 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.06%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
2 11 (33.33%) VBScript
3 4 (12.12%) VB
4 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.09%) Python
4 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) Perl
5 2 (6.06%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) GISP
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 6 (18.18%) BitLocker
4 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
5 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 3 (9.09%) XenApp
6 2 (6.06%) vCloud
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
7 1 (3.03%) UAG
7 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (72.73%) SCCM
2 7 (21.21%) WSUS
3 5 (15.15%) Perfmon
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (9.09%) Puppet
5 2 (6.06%) Ansible
5 2 (6.06%) CFEngine
5 2 (6.06%) HAProxy
5 2 (6.06%) Kibana
5 2 (6.06%) logstash
5 2 (6.06%) Salt
5 2 (6.06%) ZABBIX
6 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) SCOM
6 1 (3.03%) Sysprep
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (3.03%) ThinApp
6 1 (3.03%) yum
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) Intel Security
3 7 (21.21%) Citrix
3 7 (21.21%) LANDesk
4 6 (18.18%) Altiris
5 5 (15.15%) Lumension
5 5 (15.15%) Symantec
5 5 (15.15%) VMware
6 3 (9.09%) AppSense
7 2 (6.06%) Google
7 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.03%) Avaya
8 1 (3.03%) Dell
8 1 (3.03%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (3.03%) Qualys
8 1 (3.03%) Red Box
8 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.03%) Sophos
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £280 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago