The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
England / South West
Rank 127 145 127
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing MSI 1 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.039% 0.034% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.21% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Median daily rate £325 - £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £320 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.43

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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
443 470 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.27% 15.77% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 358 346
Median daily rate £365 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 23
Median hourly rate £39.50 £41.25 £43.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.24% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MSI across the South West region.

MSI Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSI across the South West region.

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MSI
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire - 1 £325 -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for MSI.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (90.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (80.00%) Migration
3 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) VBScript
3 8 (80.00%) MS Office
3 8 (80.00%) Software Deployment
3 8 (80.00%) Windows 10
4 7 (70.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 7 (70.00%) VB
4 7 (70.00%) VMware
4 7 (70.00%) Release Management
4 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (50.00%) Application Packaging
5 5 (50.00%) Time Management
6 4 (40.00%) WSUS
6 4 (40.00%) InstallShield
6 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 1 (10.00%) HP
8 1 (10.00%) Service Management
8 1 (10.00%) Workflow
8 1 (10.00%) Finance
8 1 (10.00%) QA
8 1 (10.00%) Software Packaging

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Packager
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Migration
1 8 (80.00%) Software Deployment
2 7 (70.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 7 (70.00%) Release Management
3 5 (50.00%) Application Packaging
3 5 (50.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (80.00%) VBScript
3 7 (70.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) HP