The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 93 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSI 13 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% - 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.98% - 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £285 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
-3.73% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +220.00%
MSI
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
327 192 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.80% 13.73% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 149 69
Average daily rate £344 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £32.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 - £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSI across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MSI across the Manchester region.

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSI across the Manchester region.

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (56.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) .NET
3 7 (43.75%) IIS
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
3 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 7 (43.75%) WiX
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) MS Office
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) Dell
5 5 (31.25%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (31.25%) Software Packaging
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
5 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (31.25%) Application Discovery
6 3 (18.75%) SCCM
6 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (6.25%) Migration
8 1 (6.25%) Local Government
8 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (43.75%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) WiX
2 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Support
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Packager
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Development Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Development Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 1 (6.25%) PowerShell Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) ThinApp Packager
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) Software Packaging
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Life Science
1 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Application Discovery
2 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Dell
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle