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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 62 71 80
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing MSI 1 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.60% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.22% 5.17% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Average daily rate
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- £365 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £312
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £12.60 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+102.38% -60.62%
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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
82 116 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.34% 11.60% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 64 37
Average daily rate £388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £304 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Average hourly rate £29.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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

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Top 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 August 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%) Applications Manager
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%) 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 Vista
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) High Availability
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
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