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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 421 421 368
Rank change year-on-year
0 -53
Contract jobs citing MSI 15 13 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.055% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.38% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 47
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.96%
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
3939 3425 3406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.78% 14.52% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2914 2472 2464
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.11% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 16
Median hourly rate £10.00 £22.12 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.78% -50.85%
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 26 July 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 26 July 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 - 2 £401 -
Croydon - 1 £238 -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 26 (76.47%) Windows
1 26 (76.47%) SCCM
2 24 (70.59%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 17 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
6 13 (38.24%) Finance
7 11 (32.35%) VBScript
8 10 (29.41%) ITIL
8 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
9 8 (23.53%) Citrix
9 8 (23.53%) InstallShield
9 8 (23.53%) Migration
9 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (20.59%) VMware
10 7 (20.59%) Application Packaging
11 6 (17.65%) WSUS
11 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (17.65%) Altiris
11 6 (17.65%) Intel Security
11 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
11 6 (17.65%) Windows 10
12 5 (14.71%) Perfmon
12 5 (14.71%) BitLocker
12 5 (14.71%) WinDbg
12 5 (14.71%) Lumension
12 5 (14.71%) Symantec
12 5 (14.71%) Project Management
12 5 (14.71%) PRINCE
12 5 (14.71%) 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 1 (2.94%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) DNS
2 3 (8.82%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) LDAP
3 2 (5.88%) SSL
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) DMZ
4 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.94%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) SNMP
4 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Couchbase
1 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) InstallShield
2 5 (14.71%) WinDbg
3 2 (5.88%) AdminStudio
4 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.94%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) Hudson
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Financial Institution
3 3 (8.82%) Legal
4 2 (5.88%) Publishing
5 1 (2.94%) Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Applications Packager
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) PowerShell Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) SCCM Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) SCCM Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Azure Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) SCCM Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) J2EE
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (17.65%) Windows 10
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.88%) Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.94%) CentOS
7 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) Migration
3 7 (20.59%) Application Packaging
4 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 5 (14.71%) ITSM
5 5 (14.71%) PRINCE
5 5 (14.71%) Project Management
5 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
5 5 (14.71%) Service Management
6 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Application Discovery
7 2 (5.88%) Application Virtualisation
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.88%) Release Management
7 2 (5.88%) Validation
8 1 (2.94%) Security Operations
8 1 (2.94%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 11 (32.35%) VBScript
3 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) VB
4 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) MCSA
5 1 (2.94%) CCNA
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.94%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (70.59%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (14.71%) BitLocker
4 5 (14.71%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.82%) XenApp
6 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.94%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.94%) Docker
7 1 (2.94%) GlusterFS
7 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.94%) pfSense
7 1 (2.94%) UAG
7 1 (2.94%) vCloud
7 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (76.47%) SCCM
2 6 (17.65%) WSUS
3 5 (14.71%) Perfmon
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.88%) Puppet
5 1 (2.94%) Ansible
5 1 (2.94%) AppDNA
5 1 (2.94%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.94%) Kibana
5 1 (2.94%) logstash
5 1 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.94%) Salt
5 1 (2.94%) SCOM
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.94%) ThinApp
5 1 (2.94%) yum
5 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Citrix
3 7 (20.59%) VMware
4 6 (17.65%) Altiris
4 6 (17.65%) Intel Security
5 5 (14.71%) AppSense
5 5 (14.71%) LANDesk
5 5 (14.71%) Lumension
5 5 (14.71%) Symantec
6 1 (2.94%) Avaya
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (2.94%) Google
6 1 (2.94%) Red Box
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.94%) Sophos