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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 233 205 176
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -29
Contract jobs citing MSI 32 30 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.33% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.73% 2.98% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 34
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£375 £280 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -4.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £254 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £399 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +86.66%
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
1172 1006 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.91% 11.12% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 574 492
Average daily rate £362 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.69% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 55
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £38.40 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.44 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +6 17 £325 -29.34% 2
Hampshire -5 11 £400 +16.78%
Buckinghamshire -10 1 £325 +25.00%
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 70 (85.37%) Windows
1 70 (85.37%) Security Cleared
2 53 (64.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 49 (59.76%) DV Cleared
4 43 (52.44%) VMware
5 40 (48.78%) SQL
6 36 (43.90%) Active Directory
7 35 (42.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (40.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 31 (37.80%) HP
9 31 (37.80%) Microsoft
9 31 (37.80%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (35.37%) Firewall
11 28 (34.15%) Windows Vista
11 28 (34.15%) SCCM
12 26 (31.71%) PowerShell
13 24 (29.27%) Migration
14 22 (26.83%) Windows 7
15 21 (25.61%) StarTeam
16 20 (24.39%) Configuration Management
17 19 (23.17%) Application Packaging
17 19 (23.17%) Lumension
18 18 (21.95%) McAfee
18 18 (21.95%) Oracle
19 16 (19.51%) SC Cleared
20 11 (13.41%) Citrix
20 11 (13.41%) Service Management
21 10 (12.20%) Service Delivery
21 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
21 10 (12.20%) Data Migration

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (35.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (25.61%) StarTeam
2 3 (3.66%) InstallShield
2 3 (3.66%) AdminStudio
3 2 (2.44%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (1.22%) Finance
1 1 (1.22%) Banking
1 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (34.15%) Applications Packager
2 12 (14.63%) Build Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Migration Engineer
4 5 (6.10%) Security Engineer
5 4 (4.88%) Consultant
6 3 (3.66%) Developer
7 2 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.44%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (2.44%) Administrator
7 2 (2.44%) Citrix Administrator
7 2 (2.44%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.22%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (1.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (1.22%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.22%) Software Packager
8 1 (1.22%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (1.22%) Technical Design Authority
8 1 (1.22%) Field Engineer
8 1 (1.22%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.22%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.17%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.44%) WSH
3 1 (1.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 70 (85.37%) Windows
2 35 (42.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (34.15%) Windows Vista
4 22 (26.83%) Windows 7
5 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.88%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.27%) Migration
2 20 (24.39%) Configuration Management
3 11 (13.41%) Service Management
4 10 (12.20%) Service Delivery
4 10 (12.20%) Data Migration
5 3 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.44%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.22%) Information Security
7 1 (1.22%) Change Management
7 1 (1.22%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (1.22%) High Availability
7 1 (1.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.22%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.22%) Software Distribution
7 1 (1.22%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.22%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.22%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.22%) Line Management
7 1 (1.22%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.78%) SQL
2 26 (31.71%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.88%) VBScript
4 3 (3.66%) VB
5 1 (1.22%) VBA
5 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (85.37%) Security Cleared
2 49 (59.76%) DV Cleared
3 16 (19.51%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.22%) MCTS
4 1 (1.22%) MCITP
4 1 (1.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 36 (43.90%) Active Directory
2 33 (40.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 31 (37.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.54%) XenApp
5 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.88%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.22%) XenServer
6 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 53 (64.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 28 (34.15%) SCCM
3 10 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.88%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (52.44%) VMware
2 31 (37.80%) Microsoft
2 31 (37.80%) HP
3 19 (23.17%) Lumension
4 18 (21.95%) Oracle
4 18 (21.95%) McAfee
5 11 (13.41%) Citrix
6 9 (10.98%) AppSense
7 4 (4.88%) Altiris
8 1 (1.22%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.22%) Mercator
8 1 (1.22%) Reuters
8 1 (1.22%) Bloomberg
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