The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
North West / Manchester
Rank 90 95 94
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing MSI 2 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.50% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.91% 3.01% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £425 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £335 £343
% change year-on-year
+8.95% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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
220 299 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.63% 16.53% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 191 162
Median daily rate £400 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 £36.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing MSI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MSI.

1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) GitLab
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) Wiki
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) yum
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) GitLab
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Google