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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 100 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing MSI 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.06% 1.36% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £493 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £280
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £17.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+67.64% -33.33%
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
189 147 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.29% 9.67% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 84 67
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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 30 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MSI.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (45.45%) Application Discovery
3 5 (45.45%) Dell
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (27.27%) IIS
4 3 (27.27%) WiX
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (18.18%) Software Packaging
5 2 (18.18%) Wiki
5 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) yum
5 2 (18.18%) Puppet
5 2 (18.18%) GitLab
5 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) WiX
2 2 (18.18%) GitLab
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Development Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Development Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Software Packaging
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Wiki
2 1 (9.09%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
2 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Application Discovery
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
2 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Dell
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle