The first table below looks at the demand for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Midlands region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank - 12 -
Contract jobs citing MSI 0 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 8.48% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 42.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.81% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £13.30 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+91.72% -61.16%
Development Applications Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
25 45 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.79% 20.09% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 22 9
Average daily rate £450 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

MSI
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Software Packaging
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft