The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 58 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing MSI 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.71% 0.41% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.22% 9.09% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
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£400 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £12.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -61.29%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Development Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
73 33 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.66% 4.48% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 19 48
Average daily rate £400 £365 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +17.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £316 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.70%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft App-V
2 12 (70.59%) Windows 7
3 11 (64.71%) Application Packaging
4 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
4 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
5 7 (41.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (41.18%) InstallShield
5 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
6 6 (35.29%) Wise Package Studio
6 6 (35.29%) VB
6 6 (35.29%) WSH
7 5 (29.41%) AdminStudio
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Vista
8 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
9 3 (17.65%) XenApp
9 3 (17.65%) C
10 2 (11.76%) SMS
10 2 (11.76%) Citrix
10 2 (11.76%) SCCM
11 1 (5.88%) AppSense
11 1 (5.88%) Finance
11 1 (5.88%) VMware
11 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (5.88%) Novell
11 1 (5.88%) MCSE
11 1 (5.88%) SLA
11 1 (5.88%) Microsoft

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SMS
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) InstallShield
2 6 (35.29%) Wise Package Studio
3 5 (29.41%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Applications Packager
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Application Packaging
2 6 (35.29%) WSH
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows 7
3 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Vista
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) VB
2 3 (17.65%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Novell
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) AppSense
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft