The first table below looks at the demand for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South West region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 128 106 119
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Contract jobs citing MSI 14 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.23% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.59% 2.08% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 14
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£325 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £330 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £390 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £13.30 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+91.72% -59.07%
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
390 240 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.82% 11.21% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 148 142
Average daily rate £363 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 30
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £35.30 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
MSI
England

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSI across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSI across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

MSI Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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Contract
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -16 1 - -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 22 (84.62%) Microsoft App-V
2 21 (80.77%) Windows
3 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
3 17 (65.38%) Windows 7
4 16 (61.54%) SCCM
5 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
6 10 (38.46%) Citrix
6 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
7 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
7 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
8 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
8 7 (26.92%) ITIL
8 7 (26.92%) AppDNA
9 6 (23.08%) Software Distribution
9 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
9 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (23.08%) JSP
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (23.08%) Compatibility Testing
9 6 (23.08%) VMware
10 5 (19.23%) Application Packaging
10 5 (19.23%) VB
10 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
11 4 (15.38%) Wise Package Studio
11 4 (15.38%) MS Office
11 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 4 (15.38%) Nortel
11 4 (15.38%) Internet

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
1 4 (15.38%) Nortel Meridian
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) DHCP
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) Network Security
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (7.69%) AdminStudio
3 1 (3.85%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Applications Packager
2 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) SCCM Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) JSP
2 5 (19.23%) Application Packaging
3 2 (7.69%) WSH
4 1 (3.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows 7
3 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Software Distribution
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
2 6 (23.08%) Compatibility Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Service Management
4 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.54%) System Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Network Design
6 1 (3.85%) ITSM
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 5 (19.23%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
2 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCITP
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) MCP
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
3 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 3 (11.54%) XenDesktop
6 2 (7.69%) vSphere
6 2 (7.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (61.54%) SCCM
2 7 (26.92%) AppDNA
3 2 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Citrix
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) VMware
4 4 (15.38%) Nortel
4 4 (15.38%) Altiris
5 2 (7.69%) Acronis
5 2 (7.69%) Veritas
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) 3Com
6 1 (3.85%) Sophos
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