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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 226 248 241
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Contract jobs citing MSI 26 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.97% 1.75% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 12
Median daily rate £350 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £426 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +35.26%
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
1318 1202 1011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.67% 12.32% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 744 601
Median daily rate £415 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 21
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.37 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.14% +12.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £26.09 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +19 9 £343 +19.13%
Surrey +13 8 £400 +18.51%
Berkshire +3 5 £351 -14.32%
Buckinghamshire +17 1 £300 +14.28%
Kent - 1 £300 -
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 21 (55.26%) Security Cleared
3 18 (47.37%) SC Cleared
4 17 (44.74%) Application Packaging
5 15 (39.47%) Configuration Management
6 13 (34.21%) SQL
6 13 (34.21%) XML
7 12 (31.58%) VB
7 12 (31.58%) VMware
7 12 (31.58%) SCCM
7 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
8 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (28.95%) jQuery
8 11 (28.95%) DevExpress
8 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (28.95%) Entity Framework
8 11 (28.95%) WiX
8 11 (28.95%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (28.95%) SpecFlow
8 11 (28.95%) Selenium
8 11 (28.95%) WCF
8 11 (28.95%) Ajax
8 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
8 11 (28.95%) TDD
8 11 (28.95%) NUnit
8 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (28.95%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (28.95%) MVC
8 11 (28.95%) .NET

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 11 (28.95%) IIS
2 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) 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 11 (28.95%) DNS
1 11 (28.95%) Kerberos
2 4 (10.53%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) NUnit
1 11 (28.95%) Selenium
1 11 (28.95%) SpecFlow
1 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio
1 11 (28.95%) WiX
2 4 (10.53%) Babel
2 4 (10.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.53%) webpack
3 2 (5.26%) AdminStudio
3 2 (5.26%) InstallShield
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (5.26%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (13.16%) Publishing
2 3 (7.89%) Military
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) .NET Developer
1 11 (28.95%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Applications Packager
3 4 (10.53%) Cloud Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared Application Packager
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%) SCCM Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix Packager
6 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared Application Packager
6 1 (2.63%) Engineering Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) SCCM Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) XML
2 11 (28.95%) .NET
2 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
2 11 (28.95%) Ajax
2 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
2 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (28.95%) Breeze.js
2 11 (28.95%) Durandal
2 11 (28.95%) Entity Framework
2 11 (28.95%) Express
2 11 (28.95%) jQuery
2 11 (28.95%) Kendo UI
2 11 (28.95%) KnockoutJS
2 11 (28.95%) React
2 11 (28.95%) WCF
2 11 (28.95%) Web Services
3 6 (15.79%) CSS
3 6 (15.79%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.26%) Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Solaris
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Application Packaging
2 15 (39.47%) Configuration Management
3 11 (28.95%) Full Text Search
3 11 (28.95%) MVC
3 11 (28.95%) TDD
4 10 (26.32%) ITIL
5 8 (21.05%) Service Design
6 6 (15.79%) System Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Web Development
7 5 (13.16%) Migration
8 4 (10.53%) Application Discovery
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.53%) Security Hardening
9 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
9 3 (7.89%) Software Architecture
10 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Service Management
10 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 12 (31.58%) VB
3 11 (28.95%) C#
3 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.95%) T-SQL
3 11 (28.95%) TypeScript
4 5 (13.16%) VBScript
5 2 (5.26%) C
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Security Cleared
2 18 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) MCP
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
4 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) MCSE
4 2 (5.26%) SAP Certification
5 1 (2.63%) ECDL
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.63%) MCDST
5 1 (2.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.26%) ISO22301
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.16%) XenApp
4 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) Ansible
2 6 (15.79%) Packer
2 6 (15.79%) vRealize
3 5 (13.16%) ThinApp
4 4 (10.53%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 3 (7.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (5.26%) WSUS
7 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 12 (31.58%) VMware
3 11 (28.95%) DevExpress
4 8 (21.05%) Oracle
5 7 (18.42%) BMC
5 7 (18.42%) Remedy
6 6 (15.79%) Citrix
7 4 (10.53%) AppSense
7 4 (10.53%) HP
7 4 (10.53%) SolidFire
8 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
8 2 (5.26%) SAP
8 2 (5.26%) TOWER Software
9 1 (2.63%) Altiris
9 1 (2.63%) Lumension
9 1 (2.63%) MobileIron