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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 361 358 313
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -45
Contract jobs citing MSI 47 48 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.54% 1.55% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 42 63
Average daily rate
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£325 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £548 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £280 £313
% change year-on-year
+19.64% -10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +171.87%
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
3055 3099 2723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.65% 13.29% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2133 2287 2033
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £536 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £43.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.00 £23.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £107.50 £56.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 +2 7 £325 -13.33% 3
Croydon - 3 £325 -
Hounslow - 2 £313 -
Twickenham - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £250 -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 62 (74.70%) Windows
2 43 (51.81%) Windows 7
3 41 (49.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 38 (45.78%) SCCM
5 33 (39.76%) Application Packaging
6 31 (37.35%) Active Directory
7 29 (34.94%) Microsoft
8 28 (33.73%) Finance
9 25 (30.12%) Migration
10 23 (27.71%) PowerShell
11 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (24.10%) VBScript
13 19 (22.89%) .NET
13 19 (22.89%) Citrix
14 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (20.48%) Banking
15 17 (20.48%) VMware
16 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (19.28%) WCF
17 15 (18.07%) WPF
17 15 (18.07%) QA
17 15 (18.07%) JIRA
17 15 (18.07%) VB
17 15 (18.07%) SQL
17 15 (18.07%) NUnit
18 14 (16.87%) Investment Banking
18 14 (16.87%) .NET Framework
18 14 (16.87%) XenApp
18 14 (16.87%) XenDesktop
19 13 (15.66%) DevExpress

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 13 (15.66%) Confluence
2 5 (6.02%) IIS
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Office
2 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) DNS
1 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.43%) SAN
3 6 (7.23%) VPN
3 6 (7.23%) Firewall
3 6 (7.23%) NetScaler
4 5 (6.02%) NAS
5 3 (3.61%) Network Security
5 3 (3.61%) DHCP
6 2 (2.41%) SSL
7 1 (1.20%) LAN
7 1 (1.20%) WAN
7 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) Relational Database
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.41%) MySQL
4 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.41%) QlikView
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (18.07%) JIRA
1 15 (18.07%) NUnit
2 13 (15.66%) TeamCity
3 12 (14.46%) InstallShield
4 5 (6.02%) AdminStudio
5 2 (2.41%) Ant
5 2 (2.41%) JUnit
5 2 (2.41%) Subversion
5 2 (2.41%) Checkstyle
5 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.41%) FindBugs
5 2 (2.41%) Hudson
5 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.20%) WiX
General
1 28 (33.73%) Finance
2 17 (20.48%) Banking
3 14 (16.87%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.82%) Legal
4 4 (4.82%) Retail
5 3 (3.61%) Law
6 1 (1.20%) Publishing
6 1 (1.20%) Front Office
6 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) Applications Packager
2 14 (16.87%) .NET Developer
2 14 (16.87%) Developer
3 8 (9.64%) Consultant
4 7 (8.43%) SCCM Administrator
4 7 (8.43%) Administrator
5 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (4.82%) Architect
6 4 (4.82%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) SCCM Consultant
7 3 (3.61%) Citrix Consultant
7 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (2.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.41%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (2.41%) Analyst
8 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.41%) Build Engineer
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Engineer
9 1 (1.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.20%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (39.76%) Application Packaging
2 19 (22.89%) .NET
3 16 (19.28%) WCF
4 15 (18.07%) WPF
5 14 (16.87%) .NET Framework
6 13 (15.66%) TIBCO EMS
6 13 (15.66%) .NET Remoting
6 13 (15.66%) WinForms
7 3 (3.61%) HTML5
7 3 (3.61%) Ajax
7 3 (3.61%) HTML
8 2 (2.41%) CSS
8 2 (2.41%) Web Services
8 2 (2.41%) XML
8 2 (2.41%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.41%) Play Framework
8 2 (2.41%) REST
8 2 (2.41%) CSS3
8 2 (2.41%) Django
8 2 (2.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.61%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) Open Source
4 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.20%) CMDB
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.20%) Statistics
4 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 62 (74.70%) Windows
2 43 (51.81%) Windows 7
3 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (12.05%) Windows 8
6 6 (7.23%) Linux
7 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.41%) CentOS
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.20%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) Migration
2 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.66%) Refactoring
3 13 (15.66%) Multithreading
3 13 (15.66%) Code Coverage
4 6 (7.23%) ITIL
5 5 (6.02%) Release Management
6 4 (4.82%) Scrum
6 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.61%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (3.61%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.61%) Project Management
7 3 (3.61%) Change Management
7 3 (3.61%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.41%) Service Management
8 2 (2.41%) Workflow
8 2 (2.41%) ITSM
8 2 (2.41%) TDD
8 2 (2.41%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.71%) PowerShell
2 20 (24.10%) VBScript
3 15 (18.07%) VB
3 15 (18.07%) SQL
4 6 (7.23%) C#
4 6 (7.23%) Java
5 2 (2.41%) Ruby
6 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.20%) C
6 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) CCEE
5 1 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.20%) CISSP
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.07%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (49.40%) Microsoft App-V
2 31 (37.35%) Active Directory
3 14 (16.87%) XenApp
3 14 (16.87%) XenDesktop
4 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (7.23%) vSphere
6 5 (6.02%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.82%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.41%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.41%) vCloud
8 2 (2.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (45.78%) SCCM
2 6 (7.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (7.23%) EdgeSight
2 6 (7.23%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (6.02%) WSUS
3 5 (6.02%) WMI
4 3 (3.61%) BMC Marimba
4 3 (3.61%) SCOrch
4 3 (3.61%) BladeLogic
5 2 (2.41%) AppDNA
6 1 (1.20%) Puppet
6 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.20%) ZENworks
6 1 (1.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 29 (34.94%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.89%) Citrix
3 17 (20.48%) VMware
4 13 (15.66%) DevExpress
4 13 (15.66%) Infragistics
4 13 (15.66%) TIBCO
4 13 (15.66%) IBM
5 9 (10.84%) McAfee
6 6 (7.23%) AppSense
7 5 (6.02%) Mercator
7 5 (6.02%) Cisco
8 3 (3.61%) LANDesk
8 3 (3.61%) Wyse
8 3 (3.61%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.61%) HP
8 3 (3.61%) BMC
9 2 (2.41%) CA
9 2 (2.41%) NetApp
9 2 (2.41%) Dell
9 2 (2.41%) Oracle
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