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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 33 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSI 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 1.26% - 3.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.33% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£453 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £12.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -61.29%
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Development Applications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
15 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 9.43% 21.88% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 7
Average daily rate £377 £353 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £310 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £356 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (100.00%) Application Packaging
2 6 (85.71%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) VBScript
3 5 (71.43%) QA
3 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
4 4 (57.14%) Altiris
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 3 (42.86%) Software Packaging
5 3 (42.86%) Workflow
5 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) SMS
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) VB
6 2 (28.57%) .NET
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) CA
6 2 (28.57%) REXX
6 2 (28.57%) Tcl

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SMS
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
1 2 (28.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
1 2 (28.57%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Applications Packager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (42.86%) Software Packaging
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Software Distribution
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) VBScript
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) REXX
3 2 (28.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (28.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Altiris
4 2 (28.57%) CA
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) AppSense