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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 254 232 209
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -23
Contract jobs citing MSI 12 39 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.41% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.93% 3.19% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 24
Median daily rate £350 £338 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £315 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £532 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £17.00 £25.80
% change year-on-year
+66.17% -34.09%
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
1295 1224 1054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.70% 12.96% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 744 585
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 25 33
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.50 £36.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.85 £45.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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
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 25 June 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 -2 4 £363 -29.61%
Berkshire -30 3 £310 -8.14% 1
Surrey -8 1 £375 +15.38%
West Sussex -19 1 £350 -15.15%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £295 -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (96.15%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Security Cleared
3 12 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) VMware
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (38.46%) SCCM
5 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (34.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
6 9 (34.62%) DV Cleared
6 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
7 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (30.77%) Windows Vista
7 8 (30.77%) Lumension
7 8 (30.77%) Intel Security
7 8 (30.77%) Firewall
7 8 (30.77%) HP
7 8 (30.77%) .NET
8 7 (26.92%) VBScript
8 7 (26.92%) VB
8 7 (26.92%) Application Packaging
9 6 (23.08%) ITIL
10 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
10 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
10 5 (19.23%) XML

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 5 (19.23%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) IaaS
1 2 (7.69%) PaaS
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 4 (15.38%) Babel
2 4 (15.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) NUnit
2 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
2 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (15.38%) webpack
2 4 (15.38%) WiX
3 3 (11.54%) InstallShield
4 2 (7.69%) AdminStudio
5 1 (3.85%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (7.69%) Military
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Applications Packager
2 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) DBA
3 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared DBA
3 4 (15.38%) SQL DBA
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared Application Packager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) XML
3 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 4 (15.38%) Ajax
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (15.38%) Breeze.js
3 4 (15.38%) Durandal
3 4 (15.38%) Entity Framework
3 4 (15.38%) Express
3 4 (15.38%) jQuery
3 4 (15.38%) Kendo UI
3 4 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (15.38%) OAuth2
3 4 (15.38%) OpenID
3 4 (15.38%) React
3 4 (15.38%) SAML
3 4 (15.38%) WCF
3 4 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
1 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
4 8 (30.77%) Windows Vista
5 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.69%) Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) Solaris
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Application Packaging
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Application Discovery
4 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (15.38%) MVC
4 4 (15.38%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) Service Design
5 3 (11.54%) System Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Web Development
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) PowerShell
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) VB
2 7 (26.92%) VBScript
3 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
4 4 (15.38%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) TypeScript
4 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 3 (11.54%) C
6 2 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (34.62%) DV Cleared
2 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) MCP
3 3 (11.54%) MCSE
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) MCDST
4 2 (7.69%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (11.54%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.69%) Xen
5 2 (7.69%) XenServer
6 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) SCCM
2 9 (34.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) everRun
3 2 (7.69%) ThinApp
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) VMware
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) HP
3 8 (30.77%) Intel Security
3 8 (30.77%) Lumension
4 4 (15.38%) DevExpress
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) AppSense