The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 61 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSI 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.72% - 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.52% - 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£366 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+14.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+220.00% -59.67%
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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 Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
92 112 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.04% 11.19% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 69 51
Average daily rate £375 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £246 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Reading

MSI
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSI across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

MSI Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (100.00%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (66.67%) AppSense
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (16.67%) High Availability
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (16.67%) Service Management
6 1 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) QA
6 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) MCTS
6 1 (16.67%) MCITP
6 1 (16.67%) Degree

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (16.67%) High Availability
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) AppSense
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix