The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
England / North East
Rank 84 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSI 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.35% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £390 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -
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 North East region.

Development Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
189 142 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.75% 16.45% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 93 49
Median daily rate £370 £380 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +6.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £532 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing MSI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in the North East

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

MSI
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 3 £390 -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region with a requirement for MSI.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (62.50%) Software Distribution
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
5 4 (50.00%) VB
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (37.50%) AppSense
6 3 (37.50%) Validation
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (37.50%) XenApp
6 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
6 3 (37.50%) NMock
6 3 (37.50%) WiX
6 3 (37.50%) .NET
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (37.50%) IIS

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (37.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) NMock
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (37.50%) WiX
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Development Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Development Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Distribution
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Personalization
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (50.00%) VB
5 3 (37.50%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) REXX
6 2 (25.00%) Tcl
6 2 (25.00%) VBScript
7 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) AppSense
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) HP