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 24 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Flexera InstallShield
Rank 603 530 517
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -13
Contract jobs citing InstallShield 13 55 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.91% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 38 38
Average daily rate
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£310 £368 £347
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.64% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £267 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £433 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.50

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
7350 6049 6075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 11.64% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5006 3900 3591
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 145 227
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing InstallShield within the UK over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

InstallShield Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 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 24 November 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -59 12 £305 -18.66% 6
South East -34 6 £310 -17.33% 2
South West -33 2 £290 -10.76% 1
Walton-on-Thames - 2 - - 2
Surrey - 2 - - 2
East of England -12 1 £300 - 1
Scotland -13 1 £450 +50.00%
Cambridgeshire -14 1 £300 - 1
City of London - - - -
North East - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
London - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -

InstallShield
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 31 (73.81%) Windows
2 29 (69.05%) MSI
3 28 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 22 (52.38%) SCCM
5 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 19 (45.24%) Windows 7
7 17 (40.48%) Citrix
8 16 (38.10%) AdminStudio
9 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
10 12 (28.57%) VBScript
10 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
10 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
11 11 (26.19%) Application Packaging
11 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
11 11 (26.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 10 (23.81%) VB
12 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (21.43%) XenApp
14 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (16.67%) VMware
15 6 (14.29%) C
16 5 (11.90%) MCSE
16 5 (11.90%) SMS
16 5 (11.90%) Firewall
16 5 (11.90%) WSUS
17 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
17 4 (9.52%) MCITP
17 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
17 4 (9.52%) .NET
18 3 (7.14%) C#

InstallShield
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Firewall
1 5 (11.90%) SMS
2 2 (4.76%) SAN
2 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
2 2 (4.76%) NAS
2 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (69.05%) MSI
2 16 (38.10%) AdminStudio
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.76%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.38%) InstallAnywhere
General
1 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 4 (9.52%) Applications Consultant
2 4 (9.52%) Consultant
3 3 (7.14%) Developer
3 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Junior
4 2 (4.76%) QA Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (4.76%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Build Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Configuration Administrator
5 1 (2.38%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.38%) WPF Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Software Packager
5 1 (2.38%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) Application Packaging
2 4 (9.52%) .NET
3 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.76%) Software Packaging
4 2 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) WinForms
5 1 (2.38%) MFC
5 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (7.14%) Time Management
2 3 (7.14%) Software Distribution
3 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
3 2 (4.76%) Test Strategy
3 2 (4.76%) Software Deployment
3 2 (4.76%) ITIL
3 2 (4.76%) Validation
3 2 (4.76%) Migration
3 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
3 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.38%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (2.38%) Change Control
4 1 (2.38%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) VBScript
2 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
3 10 (23.81%) VB
4 6 (14.29%) C
5 3 (7.14%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) SQL
6 2 (4.76%) Perl
6 2 (4.76%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) REXX
6 2 (4.76%) Tcl
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.90%) MCSE
4 4 (9.52%) MCITP
5 3 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 28 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
3 9 (21.43%) XenApp
4 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (52.38%) SCCM
2 11 (26.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (11.90%) WSUS
4 2 (4.76%) SCOM
4 2 (4.76%) AppDNA
4 2 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (2.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (40.48%) Citrix
3 7 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) CA
4 2 (4.76%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) Symantec
4 2 (4.76%) Remedy
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) Novell
5 1 (2.38%) AppSense
5 1 (2.38%) Altiris
5 1 (2.38%) Dell KACE
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