The table below looks at the statistics for InstallShield skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited InstallShield over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Flexera InstallShield
Rank 587 514 493
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -21
Contract jobs citing InstallShield 8 68 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 1.13% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 42 33
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £301 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £438 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £41.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- +5.80%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7285 5995 5826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.20% 11.62% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5033 3850 3585
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 144 243
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

InstallShield
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing InstallShield within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

InstallShield Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

InstallShield
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing InstallShield within the UK.

InstallShield Daily Rate Trend in the UK

InstallShield
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing InstallShield within the UK.

InstallShield Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

InstallShield
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing InstallShield within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -80 8 £300 -20.00%
South East -30 3 - -
Surrey -6 2 - -
London -14 2 £350 -17.64%
South West -23 2 £290 -10.76%
Walton-on-Thames - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -10 1 £300 -
East of England -18 1 £300 -3.22%
Scotland - - - -
City of London - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

InstallShield
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing InstallShield 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 InstallShield.

1 22 (70.97%) MSI
2 21 (67.74%) Microsoft App-V
2 21 (67.74%) Windows
3 14 (45.16%) SCCM
4 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
5 12 (38.71%) Citrix
5 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
6 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
6 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
7 10 (32.26%) AdminStudio
8 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (29.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 8 (25.81%) VMware
9 8 (25.81%) Application Packaging
10 7 (22.58%) XenApp
10 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
10 7 (22.58%) VBScript
11 6 (19.35%) VB
11 6 (19.35%) .NET
11 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
12 5 (16.13%) Degree
12 5 (16.13%) MCSE
13 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
13 4 (12.90%) Firewall
14 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
14 3 (9.68%) QA
14 3 (9.68%) MCITP
14 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework

InstallShield
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing InstallShield 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 InstallShield. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) SMS
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (70.97%) MSI
2 10 (32.26%) AdminStudio
3 2 (6.45%) Ant
3 2 (6.45%) JUnit
3 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) NUnit
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) Checkstyle
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) Hudson
3 2 (6.45%) FindBugs
3 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Applications Packager
2 4 (12.90%) Build Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Junior
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) QA Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) WPF Developer
5 1 (3.23%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Application Packaging
2 6 (19.35%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.45%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) Software Packaging
5 1 (3.23%) WPF
5 1 (3.23%) WinForms
5 1 (3.23%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) Windows NT
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL
2 2 (6.45%) Workflow
2 2 (6.45%) Validation
2 2 (6.45%) Scrum
2 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
2 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
2 2 (6.45%) Time Management
2 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
2 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
2 2 (6.45%) Build Automation
2 2 (6.45%) Software Distribution
3 1 (3.23%) Change Control
3 1 (3.23%) Migration
3 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) VBScript
2 6 (19.35%) VB
3 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) C
4 3 (9.68%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) REXX
5 2 (6.45%) Tcl
5 2 (6.45%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (16.13%) Degree
3 5 (16.13%) MCSE
4 3 (9.68%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (22.58%) XenApp
2 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) SCCM
2 9 (29.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.45%) WSUS
3 2 (6.45%) SCOM
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) Citrix
3 8 (25.81%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Symantec
4 2 (6.45%) Remedy
4 2 (6.45%) CA
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.23%) Altiris
5 1 (3.23%) AppSense
5 1 (3.23%) Novell