The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 267 236 220
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -16
Contract jobs citing MSI 13 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.30% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.02% 2.53% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 24
Median daily rate £400 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.59% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £313 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £335 £280
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £39.25
MSI
England

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

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1277 1186 1094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.24% 11.94% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 705 645
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 35 27
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £13.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £37.02 £38.15
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.96%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing MSI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MSI
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSI across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

MSI Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MSI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire 0 4 £475 +11.76% 1
Surrey - 3 £375 - 1
Berkshire -18 2 £310 -6.41% 1
West Sussex -22 2 £280 -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MSI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for MSI.

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (64.00%) VMware
4 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (60.00%) PowerShell
5 12 (48.00%) SCCM
6 11 (44.00%) Windows Vista
6 11 (44.00%) Firewall
6 11 (44.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 11 (44.00%) SQL
6 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (44.00%) DV Cleared
7 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
8 9 (36.00%) Lumension
8 9 (36.00%) Intel Security
8 9 (36.00%) HP
9 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (32.00%) VBScript
9 8 (32.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (28.00%) Service Management
10 7 (28.00%) Application Packaging
11 6 (24.00%) .NET
11 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
12 5 (20.00%) Oracle
12 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 4 (16.00%) AppSense
13 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
13 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (16.00%) Windows XP

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) IaaS
1 2 (8.00%) PaaS
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) InstallShield
2 2 (8.00%) AdminStudio
2 2 (8.00%) StarTeam
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Electronics
1 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Applications Packager
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) DBA
3 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared DBA
3 4 (16.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Vista
3 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.00%) Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Application Packaging
1 7 (28.00%) Service Management
2 3 (12.00%) Application Discovery
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.00%) Validation
4 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) VBScript
4 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (12.00%) VB
6 2 (8.00%) C
6 2 (8.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) Java
7 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) MCP
3 4 (16.00%) MCSE
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) ISEB
4 2 (8.00%) MCDST
4 2 (8.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.00%) Xen
4 2 (8.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) SCCM
2 11 (44.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) HP
2 9 (36.00%) Intel Security
2 9 (36.00%) Lumension
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (16.00%) AppSense
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Progress