The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 45 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing MSI 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.84% 1.93% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.36% 10.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £275 £315
% change year-on-year
+21.82% -12.70%
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
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
56 78 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.64% 18.80% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 57 21
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £295 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 1
Average hourly rate £42.63 £34.70 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.83% -13.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

MSI
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 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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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
Templecombe - 2 - -
MSI
South West

MSI
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Application Packaging
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
4 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) InstallShield
5 3 (42.86%) VBScript
5 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Office 365
6 2 (28.57%) MS Office
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (14.29%) Novell
7 1 (14.29%) MCSE
7 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (14.29%) SLA
7 1 (14.29%) Migration
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
7 1 (14.29%) QA
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (14.29%) XenApp

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Packager
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Novell
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