The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 39 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing MSI 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.99% 1.24% -
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 12.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.43 £12.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+119.46% -59.67%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Development Applications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
36 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.96% 10.22% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 33
Average daily rate £388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 15 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 13 (86.67%) SCCM
3 12 (80.00%) System Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (60.00%) Symantec
4 9 (60.00%) XenDesktop
4 9 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Vista
6 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 6 (40.00%) Finance
6 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (40.00%) DHCP
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) VB
8 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
9 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
9 2 (13.33%) Wise Package Studio
9 2 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (13.33%) WSH
9 2 (13.33%) SMS
10 1 (6.67%) VBScript
10 1 (6.67%) MCSE
10 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
10 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (6.67%) InstallShield
2 1 (6.67%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) SCCM Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Packager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (13.33%) WSH
3 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) System Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (86.67%) SCCM
2 9 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (46.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Symantec
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix