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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 213 199 205
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing MSI 40 38 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.45% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.53% 4.36% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 20
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £284 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £445 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £11.25 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £12.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+144.89% -53.77%
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
1132 872 1028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.54% 10.25% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 518 520
Average daily rate £363 £368 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 60
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £15.20 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.60 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSI across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
Hampshire -6 28 £450 +20.00% 1
Berkshire +1 5 £350 -6.10%
Buckinghamshire -13 2 £383 +36.60%
Kent - 1 - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 56 (86.15%) Windows
2 42 (64.62%) Security Cleared
3 38 (58.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 32 (49.23%) SQL
5 31 (47.69%) VMware
6 27 (41.54%) DV Cleared
7 24 (36.92%) Windows Vista
7 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
8 23 (35.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 22 (33.85%) Migration
9 22 (33.85%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (32.31%) Windows 7
10 21 (32.31%) Firewall
11 18 (27.69%) Configuration Management
12 17 (26.15%) HP
12 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
13 16 (24.62%) Application Packaging
13 16 (24.62%) StarTeam
14 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
15 13 (20.00%) SCCM
16 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (18.46%) Windows XP
17 11 (16.92%) McAfee
17 11 (16.92%) Oracle
17 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
17 11 (16.92%) Lumension
18 10 (15.38%) Data Migration
18 10 (15.38%) VB
18 10 (15.38%) Service Management
19 9 (13.85%) Service Delivery

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (32.31%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) SMS
2 2 (3.08%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (24.62%) StarTeam
2 8 (12.31%) InstallShield
3 6 (9.23%) Wise Package Studio
4 4 (6.15%) AdminStudio
5 2 (3.08%) NUnit
5 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.08%) Selenium
5 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.08%) WiX
5 2 (3.08%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.54%) Hudson
6 1 (1.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (4.62%) Retail
2 2 (3.08%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Applications Packager
2 7 (10.77%) Build Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Applications Consultant
8 1 (1.54%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.54%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.54%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (1.54%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.54%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (1.54%) Systems Developer
8 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (1.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (1.54%) Applications Tester
8 1 (1.54%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) Application Packaging
2 6 (9.23%) WSH
3 2 (3.08%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.08%) Ajax
3 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.08%) .NET
3 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.08%) JSP
3 2 (3.08%) Web Services
3 2 (3.08%) XML
3 2 (3.08%) WCF
3 2 (3.08%) jQuery
3 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (3.08%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (3.08%) Kendo UI
3 2 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (3.08%) Breeze.js
3 2 (3.08%) Durandal
3 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 56 (86.15%) Windows
2 24 (36.92%) Windows Vista
3 21 (32.31%) Windows 7
4 12 (18.46%) Windows XP
4 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) Migration
2 18 (27.69%) Configuration Management
3 10 (15.38%) Service Management
3 10 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 9 (13.85%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.08%) MVC
5 2 (3.08%) TDD
5 2 (3.08%) Web Development
5 2 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.08%) ITIL
5 2 (3.08%) System Testing
6 1 (1.54%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.54%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.54%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (49.23%) SQL
2 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
3 10 (15.38%) VB
4 4 (6.15%) C
5 2 (3.08%) C#
5 2 (3.08%) Java
5 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.08%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.54%) VBScript
6 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (64.62%) Security Cleared
2 27 (41.54%) DV Cleared
3 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
2 23 (35.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 22 (33.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.23%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.62%) XenApp
6 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 38 (58.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (20.00%) SCCM
3 6 (9.23%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.54%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (47.69%) VMware
2 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.15%) HP
3 11 (16.92%) Oracle
3 11 (16.92%) McAfee
3 11 (16.92%) Lumension
4 6 (9.23%) Citrix
5 4 (6.15%) AppSense
6 2 (3.08%) DevExpress
6 2 (3.08%) Serena
7 1 (1.54%) Apple
7 1 (1.54%) Mercator
7 1 (1.54%) Altiris
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