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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 221 195 156
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -39
Contract jobs citing MSI 38 41 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.45% 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.15% 3.92% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 49
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£338 £331 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £25.80 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-34.09% +84.25%
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
1206 1045 934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.06% 11.50% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 573 493
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 49
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.70 £25.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 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
Berkshire +20 25 £338 +12.50%
Hampshire -9 9 £515 +44.56% 1
Surrey -3 1 £325 -13.33%
Buckinghamshire -5 1 £263 -12.50% 1
East Sussex - 1 £325 -
West Sussex - 1 £413 -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 63 (88.73%) Security Cleared
2 59 (83.10%) Windows
3 48 (67.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 39 (54.93%) SC Cleared
5 35 (49.30%) Application Packaging
6 27 (38.03%) Windows 7
7 25 (35.21%) SCCM
7 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
8 24 (33.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (23.94%) DV Cleared
11 15 (21.13%) VMware
11 15 (21.13%) Active Directory
12 14 (19.72%) HP
12 14 (19.72%) Windows XP
13 13 (18.31%) Migration
14 11 (15.49%) SQL
14 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
15 10 (14.08%) Citrix
16 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (11.27%) McAfee
18 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
18 7 (9.86%) AppSense
18 7 (9.86%) Lumension
19 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
19 6 (8.45%) Hyper-V
19 6 (8.45%) XenApp
19 6 (8.45%) Firewall
19 6 (8.45%) Windows Vista

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) Firewall
2 2 (2.82%) DHCP
2 2 (2.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) StarTeam
2 3 (4.23%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (4.23%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.82%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 45 (63.38%) Applications Packager
2 5 (7.04%) Analyst
3 4 (5.63%) Consultant
4 3 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (4.23%) Software Engineer
4 3 (4.23%) Administrator
4 3 (4.23%) Citrix Administrator
4 3 (4.23%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (4.23%) ArcSight Consultant
5 2 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (2.82%) Build Engineer
5 2 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (2.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (2.82%) Team Leader
5 2 (2.82%) Support Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (1.41%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) Junior
6 1 (1.41%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (1.41%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (49.30%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.23%) Regular Expression
2 3 (4.23%) CGI
3 2 (2.82%) WinForms
3 2 (2.82%) XML
3 2 (2.82%) XSD
3 2 (2.82%) WSH
3 2 (2.82%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.82%) WPF
4 1 (1.41%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.23%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.23%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 59 (83.10%) Windows
2 27 (38.03%) Windows 7
3 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (19.72%) Windows XP
5 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.45%) Windows Vista
6 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) Migration
2 5 (7.04%) Patch Management
3 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
4 3 (4.23%) Information Security
4 3 (4.23%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.82%) Performance Testing
5 2 (2.82%) Unit Testing
5 2 (2.82%) Software Delivery
5 2 (2.82%) Change Management
5 2 (2.82%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.41%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.41%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.41%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.41%) Line Management
6 1 (1.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) SQL
1 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.45%) VBScript
3 3 (4.23%) VBA
4 2 (2.82%) REXX
4 2 (2.82%) Tcl
4 2 (2.82%) VB
4 2 (2.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 63 (88.73%) Security Cleared
2 39 (54.93%) SC Cleared
3 17 (23.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 48 (67.61%) Microsoft App-V
2 15 (21.13%) Active Directory
3 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.45%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.45%) XenApp
5 5 (7.04%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.82%) vSphere
7 1 (1.41%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (35.21%) SCCM
2 24 (33.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (7.04%) EdgeSight
4 4 (5.63%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (4.23%) ArcSight ESM
5 3 (4.23%) WMI
6 2 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.13%) VMware
3 14 (19.72%) HP
4 10 (14.08%) Citrix
5 8 (11.27%) McAfee
6 7 (9.86%) AppSense
6 7 (9.86%) Lumension
7 6 (8.45%) Oracle
8 5 (7.04%) Altiris
9 3 (4.23%) ArcSight
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