The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 363 317 314
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -3
Contract jobs citing MSI 49 72 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.52% 2.67% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 63 72
Average daily rate £350 £388 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +24.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £292 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-10.97% +9.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £16.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+163.63% -10.81%
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3226 2694 2712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.33% 12.47% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 2006 1817
Average daily rate £413 £420 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 21
Average hourly rate £33.75 £41.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.68% +12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.60 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £54.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
MSI
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -30 8 £403 +3.87% 1
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 105 (90.52%) Windows
2 66 (56.90%) Windows 7
3 59 (50.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 52 (44.83%) SCCM
5 47 (40.52%) Microsoft
6 45 (38.79%) Application Packaging
7 35 (30.17%) Active Directory
8 34 (29.31%) Windows XP
8 34 (29.31%) C#
8 34 (29.31%) InstallShield
9 32 (27.59%) .NET
10 29 (25.00%) Citrix
10 29 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 27 (23.28%) XenApp
12 25 (21.55%) VB
13 21 (18.10%) WSUS
14 20 (17.24%) Windows 8
15 19 (16.38%) Banking
16 18 (15.52%) Finance
17 17 (14.66%) AdminStudio
18 16 (13.79%) VBScript
18 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
18 16 (13.79%) French Language
19 15 (12.93%) Hyper-V
19 15 (12.93%) Oracle
19 15 (12.93%) XML
19 15 (12.93%) Migration
20 14 (12.07%) WiX
21 13 (11.21%) Wise Package Studio
21 13 (11.21%) Release Management

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (8.62%) IIS
2 8 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.17%) Lync
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) MS Office
2 7 (6.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) NetScaler
1 5 (4.31%) FTP
1 5 (4.31%) TCP/IP
1 5 (4.31%) LDAP
1 5 (4.31%) SSH
2 1 (0.86%) SMS
2 1 (0.86%) DHCP
2 1 (0.86%) DNS
2 1 (0.86%) HTTP
2 1 (0.86%) SAN
2 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.31%) SQLPlus
3 4 (3.45%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (29.31%) InstallShield
2 17 (14.66%) AdminStudio
3 14 (12.07%) WiX
4 13 (11.21%) Wise Package Studio
5 12 (10.34%) CruiseControl
5 12 (10.34%) Subversion
5 12 (10.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (6.90%) NUnit
7 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.86%) MSBuild
General
1 19 (16.38%) Banking
2 18 (15.52%) Finance
3 16 (13.79%) French Language
4 13 (11.21%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.45%) Retail
5 4 (3.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.86%) Advertising
6 1 (0.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (44.83%) Applications Packager
2 14 (12.07%) Analyst
3 12 (10.34%) SCCM Engineer
4 8 (6.90%) Integration Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) Build Engineer
5 7 (6.03%) Systems Integration Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (4.31%) Architect
6 5 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.45%) Configuration Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) Consultant
8 3 (2.59%) Designer
9 2 (1.72%) Environment Manager
9 2 (1.72%) .NET Designer
9 2 (1.72%) Systems Manager
10 1 (0.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 1 (0.86%) .NET Applications Developer
10 1 (0.86%) SCCM Specialist
10 1 (0.86%) Citrix Support Analyst
10 1 (0.86%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (38.79%) Application Packaging
2 32 (27.59%) .NET
3 15 (12.93%) XML
4 11 (9.48%) WSH
5 3 (2.59%) Software Packaging
6 2 (1.72%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.72%) ADO.NET
6 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.72%) CSS
6 2 (1.72%) HTML
6 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (1.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) CMDB
1 7 (6.03%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.45%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.59%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.59%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.72%) Replication
5 1 (0.86%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 105 (90.52%) Windows
2 66 (56.90%) Windows 7
3 34 (29.31%) Windows XP
4 20 (17.24%) Windows 8
5 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.31%) UNIX
6 5 (4.31%) Solaris
6 5 (4.31%) Linux
7 4 (3.45%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.93%) Migration
2 13 (11.21%) Release Management
3 12 (10.34%) ITIL
3 12 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (6.90%) Project Management
4 8 (6.90%) Integration Testing
5 7 (6.03%) Software Deployment
5 7 (6.03%) ITSM
6 6 (5.17%) Time Management
7 5 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.45%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.45%) Business Development
8 4 (3.45%) Workflow
8 4 (3.45%) Functional Testing
8 4 (3.45%) Change Control
9 3 (2.59%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.59%) Software Engineering
9 3 (2.59%) Information Management
10 2 (1.72%) MVC
10 2 (1.72%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.31%) C#
2 29 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 25 (21.55%) VB
4 16 (13.79%) VBScript
5 9 (7.76%) SQL
6 6 (5.17%) Java
7 5 (4.31%) sed
7 5 (4.31%) C
7 5 (4.31%) Python
8 2 (1.72%) AWK
8 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.72%) Perl
8 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.17%) CCA
1 6 (5.17%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (5.17%) CCEA
1 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.31%) MCSE
3 4 (3.45%) MCITP
4 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) MCP
5 1 (0.86%) Degree
5 1 (0.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (50.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 35 (30.17%) Active Directory
3 27 (23.28%) XenApp
4 15 (12.93%) Hyper-V
5 10 (8.62%) XenDesktop
6 9 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (5.17%) vSphere
8 5 (4.31%) NFS
9 4 (3.45%) XenServer
10 3 (2.59%) IAG
10 3 (2.59%) UAG
11 1 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 52 (44.83%) SCCM
2 21 (18.10%) WSUS
3 12 (10.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (5.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (4.31%) SCOM
6 4 (3.45%) ZENworks
6 4 (3.45%) AppDNA
7 3 (2.59%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.72%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 47 (40.52%) Microsoft
2 29 (25.00%) Citrix
3 15 (12.93%) Oracle
4 13 (11.21%) VMware
5 12 (10.34%) HP
6 10 (8.62%) AppSense
7 9 (7.76%) Altiris
8 6 (5.17%) Remedy
9 5 (4.31%) Opsware
9 5 (4.31%) ServiceNow
9 5 (4.31%) BMC
10 4 (3.45%) LANDesk
11 3 (2.59%) CA
12 2 (1.72%) Wyse
12 2 (1.72%) Sophos
12 2 (1.72%) Nimsoft
13 1 (0.86%) SAP
13 1 (0.86%) Novell
13 1 (0.86%) Lotus
13 1 (0.86%) Mercator
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