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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 87 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing MSI 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.36% 1.74% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £280 £315
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.65 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £26.09 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-34.84% +60.55%
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
147 115 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.70% 9.28% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 69 54
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.49 £112.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.02% -66.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) WiX
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) Wyse
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) .NET

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (25.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) WiX
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Packager
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Wyse
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft