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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 138 141 135
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing MSI 9 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.031% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.88% 0.23% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Median daily rate £320 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
-16.96% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.96%
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
478 436 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.67% 13.63% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 303 249
Median daily rate £388 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 23
Median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £30.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £43.83 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

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 29 July 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
Wiltshire +2 3 £320 +6.66% 2
Dorset - 3 £255 -
Bristol - 2 - -
Devon - 1 - -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 West region with a requirement for MSI.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 6 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
3 5 (55.56%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) VBScript
3 5 (55.56%) InstallShield
4 4 (44.44%) VB
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Application Packaging
4 4 (44.44%) Release Management
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 2 (22.22%) WSUS
5 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (11.11%) SLA
6 1 (11.11%) AdminStudio
6 1 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting

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 5 (55.56%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) InstallShield
2 1 (11.11%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Packager
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Application Packaging
3 4 (44.44%) Application Virtualisation
3 4 (44.44%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Application Discovery
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (55.56%) VBScript
3 4 (44.44%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware