The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 60 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +7
Contract jobs citing MSI 5 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 1.15% 11.00% 4.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.16% 52.38% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Median daily rate £286 £384 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.40% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £335 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £429 £327
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £280
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £17.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+67.64% -33.33%
MSI
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

Development Applications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
38 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 8.72% 21.00% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 16
Median daily rate £295 £396 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.55% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £450 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

MSI
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Erskine -44 5 £286 -25.40%
MSI
Scotland

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for MSI.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) XSD
2 12 (85.71%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) VBScript
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (85.71%) WinForms
2 12 (85.71%) WPF
2 12 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 12 (85.71%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 10 (71.43%) Unit Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Change Management
4 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 8 (57.14%) Performance Management
4 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
6 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 5 (35.71%) C++
6 5 (35.71%) COBOL
6 5 (35.71%) Java
6 5 (35.71%) C
6 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
6 5 (35.71%) OO
6 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
2 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Development Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Software Development Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Tools Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
5 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) WinForms
1 12 (85.71%) WPF
1 12 (85.71%) XML
1 12 (85.71%) XSD
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Change Management
2 8 (57.14%) Performance Management
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 5 (35.71%) OO
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 5 (35.71%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (7.14%) High Availability
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
1 12 (85.71%) PowerShell
1 12 (85.71%) VBScript
2 5 (35.71%) C
2 5 (35.71%) C++
2 5 (35.71%) COBOL
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) PL/1
2 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
2 1 (7.14%) OpenView
2 1 (7.14%) Perfmon
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Lotus
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat