The first table below looks at the demand for InstallShield skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited InstallShield over the 3 months to 29 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 North West 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Flexera InstallShield
Rank 124 113 110
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing InstallShield 7 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.59% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.37% 4.95% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 14
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.75 £33.38
% change year-on-year
- -28.83%
Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
295 323 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.79% 11.92% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 167 173
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 18
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.88 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% -19.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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InstallShield
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

InstallShield Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

InstallShield
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

InstallShield Daily Rate Trend in the North West

InstallShield
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

InstallShield Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

InstallShield
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing InstallShield within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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InstallShield
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing InstallShield 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 InstallShield.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) MSI
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 4 (36.36%) Application Packaging
5 4 (36.36%) XenApp
5 4 (36.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (36.36%) Wyse
5 4 (36.36%) AdminStudio
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) SMS
6 3 (27.27%) C
6 3 (27.27%) SCCM
7 2 (18.18%) MCITP
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
7 2 (18.18%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) MCP
7 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (9.09%) InstallAnywhere
8 1 (9.09%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
8 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (9.09%) Novell
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
8 1 (9.09%) VBScript

InstallShield
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing InstallShield 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 InstallShield. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SMS
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MSI
2 4 (36.36%) AdminStudio
3 1 (9.09%) InstallAnywhere
3 1 (9.09%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Applications Packager
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Software Packager
2 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
4 1 (9.09%) Windows NT
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (36.36%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Wyse
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Novell
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) AppSense
3 1 (9.09%) Altiris