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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank - 20 17
Contract jobs citing MSI 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - 2.59% 3.96%
As % of the Development Applications category - 30.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +86.66%
MSI
West Midlands

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
24 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.83% 8.62% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 5
Average daily rate £463 £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WiX
1 1 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) WiX
1 1 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft