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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 415 410 381
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -29
Contract jobs citing MSI 21 14 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.062% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.54% 0.39% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 40
Median daily rate £350 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.84% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £328 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £498 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
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
3886 3555 3555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.20% 15.73% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2806 2661 2764
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 10
Median hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £60.00 £69.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +3 6 £363 +3.57% 1
Croydon -19 2 £325 -35.00%
Kingston Upon Thames +3 1 £375 +10.10%
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 34 (73.91%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) SCCM
3 23 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (41.30%) PowerShell
5 18 (39.13%) Windows 10
5 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 17 (36.96%) Application Packaging
7 11 (23.91%) SQL
8 10 (21.74%) VBScript
8 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
9 9 (19.57%) Migration
10 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
11 7 (15.22%) VB
11 7 (15.22%) .NET
11 7 (15.22%) ITIL
11 7 (15.22%) Citrix
11 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
12 6 (13.04%) XenApp
12 6 (13.04%) XenDesktop
12 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
12 6 (13.04%) Release Management
12 6 (13.04%) Office 365
12 6 (13.04%) Linux
12 6 (13.04%) Document Management
13 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
13 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (10.87%) VMware
13 5 (10.87%) GIS
13 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
13 5 (10.87%) Finance

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 5 (10.87%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) nginx
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Office 365
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.35%) IaaS
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Firewall
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
2 3 (6.52%) DNS
2 3 (6.52%) LDAP
2 3 (6.52%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.35%) AMQP
3 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.17%) DHCP
4 1 (2.17%) SAN
4 1 (2.17%) SNMP
4 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) GIS
3 2 (4.35%) DB2
3 2 (4.35%) MariaDB
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.17%) Impala
4 1 (2.17%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.35%) Hudson
1 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.35%) Selenium
1 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.17%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.17%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Law
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Applications Packager
2 7 (15.22%) Consultant
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) SCCM Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Applications Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) ThinApp Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) J2EE
3 2 (4.35%) jQuery
3 2 (4.35%) JSON
3 2 (4.35%) JSON Schema
3 2 (4.35%) Node.js
3 2 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.35%) REST
3 2 (4.35%) RESTful
3 2 (4.35%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) XML
3 2 (4.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) CESG
3 1 (2.17%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (73.91%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Windows 10
3 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.04%) Linux
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.35%) CentOS
6 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.17%) Unix
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Application Packaging
2 9 (19.57%) Migration
3 7 (15.22%) ITIL
4 6 (13.04%) Document Management
4 6 (13.04%) Release Management
5 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.70%) Case Management
7 3 (6.52%) DevOps
7 3 (6.52%) Patch Management
7 3 (6.52%) Scrum
8 2 (4.35%) Change Management
8 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.35%) Information Assurance
8 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.35%) Microservices
8 2 (4.35%) Software Distribution
8 2 (4.35%) Validation
8 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) PowerShell
2 11 (23.91%) SQL
3 10 (21.74%) VBScript
4 7 (15.22%) VB
5 5 (10.87%) Python
6 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.70%) Java
7 2 (4.35%) C#
7 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.35%) Perl
7 2 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) CISSP
4 1 (2.17%) CLAS
4 1 (2.17%) GISP
4 1 (2.17%) MCSA
4 1 (2.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.04%) XenApp
3 6 (13.04%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.52%) Terminal Services
4 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.35%) vCloud
6 1 (2.17%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.17%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.17%) UAG
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (63.04%) SCCM
2 4 (8.70%) Ansible
3 3 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.52%) Puppet
4 2 (4.35%) CFEngine
4 2 (4.35%) HAProxy
4 2 (4.35%) Kibana
4 2 (4.35%) logstash
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (4.35%) Packer
4 2 (4.35%) Salt
4 2 (4.35%) Sysprep
4 2 (4.35%) vRealize
4 2 (4.35%) WSUS
4 2 (4.35%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.17%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) Citrix
3 5 (10.87%) VMware
4 4 (8.70%) Intel Security
5 3 (6.52%) Google
5 3 (6.52%) LANDesk
5 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.35%) AppSense
6 2 (4.35%) Dell
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle
6 2 (4.35%) Sybase
6 2 (4.35%) Teradata
6 2 (4.35%) TOWER Software
7 1 (2.17%) Altiris
7 1 (2.17%) Avaya
7 1 (2.17%) Informatica
7 1 (2.17%) NetIQ
7 1 (2.17%) Qualys
7 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.17%) Sophos
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