The first table below looks at the demand for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Surrey 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 87 77 95
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing MSI 10 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.67% 0.86% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.97% 7.38% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 7
Average daily rate £340 £285 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% -32.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-10.97% +9.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £16.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+163.63% -10.81%
Development Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
252 149 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.88% 11.61% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 77 151
Average daily rate £382 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.18% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 12
Average hourly rate £59.50 £36.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.27% -15.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
MSI
South East

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSI across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

MSI
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
MSI
South East

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
1 14 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (50.00%) XenApp
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) Citrix
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (43.75%) AppSense
5 5 (31.25%) Migration
5 5 (31.25%) Application Packaging
5 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) InstallShield
6 4 (25.00%) VBScript
6 4 (25.00%) SCCM
7 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
8 2 (12.50%) VB
8 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 2 (12.50%) Altiris
8 2 (12.50%) Wise Package Studio
9 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (6.25%) VMware
9 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (6.25%) Java
9 1 (6.25%) SQL
9 1 (6.25%) SQL Server

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (6.25%) Site Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) InstallShield
2 2 (12.50%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Applications Packager
2 2 (12.50%) MSI Packager
2 2 (12.50%) Software Packager
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
1 14 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) VBScript
2 2 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Citrix
2 7 (43.75%) AppSense
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Altiris
5 1 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec