The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Reading 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 61 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing MSI 6 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.67% 0.41% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% 3.74% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£475 - £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
84 107 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.44% 11.00% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 50 30
Average daily rate £388 £388 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 - £19.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 - £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 - £23.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
MSI
Berkshire

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
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 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Application Packaging
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (50.00%) InstallShield
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
1 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (16.67%) High Availability
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCTS
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft