The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 30 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing MSI 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.52% 3.10% 4.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.54% 57.14% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£335 - £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £283 £313
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +145.31%
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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 Shropshire region.

Development Applications Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
26 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 13.20% 5.43% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 4
Average daily rate £446 - £378
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 - £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Software Packaging
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSD
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) WiX
4 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) WiX
1 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSD
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
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