The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 19 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing MSI 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 5.93% 0.68% -
As % of the Development Applications category 46.67% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £456 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £24.63 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+42.13% +105.20%
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
15 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 12.71% 6.85% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 6
Average daily rate £328 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £456 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSI across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +16 7 £330 -27.67%
MSI
Scotland

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
4 11 (61.11%) PowerShell
5 10 (55.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 10 (55.56%) Change Management
6 9 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (50.00%) WinForms
6 9 (50.00%) REXX
6 9 (50.00%) Tcl
6 9 (50.00%) HP
6 9 (50.00%) VBScript
6 9 (50.00%) C#
6 9 (50.00%) XML
6 9 (50.00%) XSD
6 9 (50.00%) Performance Management
6 9 (50.00%) WPF
6 9 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 9 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (44.44%) WMI
8 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
9 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (33.33%) VMware
10 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
11 3 (16.67%) InstallShield
11 3 (16.67%) AdminStudio
12 2 (11.11%) Symantec
12 2 (11.11%) Firewall

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 2 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) InstallShield
1 3 (16.67%) AdminStudio
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Development Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Tools Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) XML
1 9 (50.00%) XSD
1 9 (50.00%) WinForms
1 9 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Change Management
2 9 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Software Distribution
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) PowerShell
2 9 (50.00%) REXX
2 9 (50.00%) Tcl
2 9 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (11.11%) VB
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (44.44%) WMI
3 2 (11.11%) WSUS
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) CA
3 2 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix