The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 116 109 109
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing MSI 9 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.76% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.80% 6.73% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
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£388 £319 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.49% -12.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £310 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £275 £308
% change year-on-year
+21.82% -10.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +163.63%
MSI
UK

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

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
321 297 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.74% 11.30% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 166 151
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSI across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

MSI
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSI across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

MSI Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSI across the Scotland region.

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

MSI
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Renfrewshire +3 7 £388 +25.00%
Glasgow -12 2 £460 +22.66% 1
MSI
UK

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (55.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) InstallShield
6 3 (33.33%) AdminStudio
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) SCCM
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
7 2 (22.22%) NAS
7 2 (22.22%) Software Distribution
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
7 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
7 2 (22.22%) WSUS
7 2 (22.22%) VB

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) InstallShield
1 3 (33.33%) AdminStudio
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Packager
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
2 1 (11.11%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Software Distribution
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) VB
2 2 (22.22%) REXX
2 2 (22.22%) Tcl
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (22.22%) WSUS
4 1 (11.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) CA
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
3 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
3 1 (11.11%) Lumension
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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