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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 249 230 202
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -28
Contract jobs citing MSI 8 36 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.095% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% 3.05% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 23
Average daily rate £340 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £313 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £495 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £343 £328
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +220.00%
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
1189 1182 950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.08% 12.56% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 660 532
Average daily rate £375 £368 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 37 34
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

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
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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 2 £340 -20.00%
East Sussex +7 1 £313 -16.66% 1
Hampshire -3 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (54.17%) SCCM
3 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
4 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
4 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) VMware
5 10 (41.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Vista
6 7 (29.17%) Service Management
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (25.00%) Application Discovery
7 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
8 5 (20.83%) Firewall
9 4 (16.67%) Intel Security
9 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 4 (16.67%) HP
9 4 (16.67%) Lumension
9 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
10 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 3 (12.50%) Fat Client
10 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
10 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
10 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) InstallShield
2 2 (8.33%) AdminStudio
2 2 (8.33%) StarTeam
3 1 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Hudson
3 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (4.17%) WiX
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Applications Packager
3 3 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Subject Matter Expert
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) ActiveX
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) Ajax
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.17%) Breeze.js
3 1 (4.17%) Durandal
3 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.17%) Express
3 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) JSP
3 1 (4.17%) Kendo UI
3 1 (4.17%) Software Packaging
3 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.17%) WCF
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 3 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Vista
4 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Service Management
2 6 (25.00%) Application Discovery
3 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.33%) Release Management
5 2 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) C
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.17%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) ISEB
4 2 (8.33%) MCP
4 2 (8.33%) MCSE
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) SCCM
2 10 (41.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
1 11 (45.83%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) HP
2 4 (16.67%) Intel Security
2 4 (16.67%) Lumension
3 3 (12.50%) AppSense
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Progress
5 1 (4.17%) DevExpress
5 1 (4.17%) Serena
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