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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 236 260 226
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -34
Contract jobs citing MSI 10 13 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.14% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.87% 0.97% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 18
Median daily rate £310 £406 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.69% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £444 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
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
1143 1346 1160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.75% 14.11% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 801 683
Median daily rate £413 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 42 30
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £37.50 £23.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +18 5 £270 -12.90%
Surrey - 2 £425 -
Buckinghamshire +20 1 £295 -12.59%
Berkshire +10 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £393 -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 30 (78.95%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 17 (44.74%) SC Cleared
3 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
4 13 (34.21%) Application Packaging
4 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
5 11 (28.95%) Migration
6 10 (26.32%) VMware
6 10 (26.32%) SQL
6 10 (26.32%) VB
6 10 (26.32%) XML
7 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
7 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
7 9 (23.68%) .NET
7 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
7 9 (23.68%) IIS
7 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
7 9 (23.68%) C#
7 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
7 9 (23.68%) Kerberos
7 9 (23.68%) DNS
7 9 (23.68%) Web Services
7 9 (23.68%) MVC
7 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
7 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (23.68%) Ajax
7 9 (23.68%) TDD
7 9 (23.68%) NUnit
7 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (23.68%) PowerShell

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 9 (23.68%) IIS
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) GitHub
3 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) DNS
1 9 (23.68%) Kerberos
2 4 (10.53%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) NUnit
1 9 (23.68%) Selenium
1 9 (23.68%) SpecFlow
1 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
1 9 (23.68%) WiX
2 2 (5.26%) AdminStudio
2 2 (5.26%) Babel
2 2 (5.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) InstallShield
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) TestDirector
2 2 (5.26%) webpack
General
1 4 (10.53%) Military
1 4 (10.53%) Publishing
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) .NET Developer
1 9 (23.68%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Applications Packager
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Cloud Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared Application Packager
4 3 (7.89%) SCCM Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Build Automation Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (5.26%) MSI Packager
5 2 (5.26%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix Packager
6 1 (2.63%) Engineering Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) XML
2 9 (23.68%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
2 9 (23.68%) Ajax
2 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
2 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (23.68%) Breeze.js
2 9 (23.68%) Durandal
2 9 (23.68%) Entity Framework
2 9 (23.68%) Express
2 9 (23.68%) jQuery
2 9 (23.68%) Kendo UI
2 9 (23.68%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (23.68%) React
2 9 (23.68%) WCF
2 9 (23.68%) Web Services
3 4 (10.53%) CSS
3 4 (10.53%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.26%) Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Solaris
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Application Packaging
1 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
2 11 (28.95%) Migration
3 9 (23.68%) Full Text Search
3 9 (23.68%) MVC
3 9 (23.68%) TDD
4 8 (21.05%) ITIL
5 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
6 6 (15.79%) Service Design
7 4 (10.53%) Security Hardening
7 4 (10.53%) System Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Web Development
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.89%) Change Management
8 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
8 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Software Architecture
9 2 (5.26%) Build Automation
9 2 (5.26%) Functional Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
1 10 (26.32%) VB
2 9 (23.68%) C#
2 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
2 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
2 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
2 9 (23.68%) TypeScript
3 4 (10.53%) VBScript
4 2 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) SC Cleared
1 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) MCP
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) SAP Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) ECDL
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.63%) MCDST
4 1 (2.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.26%) ISO22301
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (10.53%) XenApp
4 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) SCCM
2 7 (18.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (18.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (15.79%) Ansible
3 6 (15.79%) Packer
3 6 (15.79%) vRealize
4 4 (10.53%) ThinApp
4 4 (10.53%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 2 (5.26%) WSUS
6 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.63%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) DevExpress
4 7 (18.42%) BMC
4 7 (18.42%) Oracle
4 7 (18.42%) Remedy
5 5 (13.16%) Citrix
6 4 (10.53%) SolidFire
7 3 (7.89%) AppSense
7 3 (7.89%) HP
8 2 (5.26%) SAP
8 2 (5.26%) TOWER Software
9 1 (2.63%) Altiris
9 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.63%) MobileIron