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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Flexera InstallShield
Rank 613 583 503
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -80
Contract jobs citing InstallShield 20 27 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.048% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.38% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 44
Average daily rate
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£369 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £173 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £21.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £21.63

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
8141 7134 6127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.93% 12.77% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5371 4597 3922
Average daily rate £400 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 133 134
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.00 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 -11 18 £369 +28.26% 4
North West -31 8 £238 -20.83% 1
London +5 7 £418 +60.57% 1
Cumbria - 4 £225 -
South West -4 2 £165 +1.53%
Scotland -11 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £165 -
City of London +7 1 £410 +72.63%
Edinburgh -14 1 - -
Manchester -19 1 - -
South East -28 1 £425 +6.25% 2
Berkshire - 1 £425 -
Merseyside - 1 £350 - 1
Stockport - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -

InstallShield
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 33 (82.50%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) SCCM
3 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (47.50%) MSI
5 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
5 14 (35.00%) Windows 7
6 13 (32.50%) Application Packaging
7 12 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (30.00%) SQL
8 10 (25.00%) AdminStudio
8 10 (25.00%) Law
9 9 (22.50%) VMware
9 9 (22.50%) Software Packaging
9 9 (22.50%) HP
9 9 (22.50%) ITIL
10 8 (20.00%) WorkSite
11 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
11 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
11 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
11 7 (17.50%) VBScript
11 7 (17.50%) VBA
11 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
11 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
12 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
12 6 (15.00%) XenApp
12 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (12.50%) SolarWinds
13 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (12.50%) Finance

InstallShield
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 8 (20.00%) WorkSite
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) SAN
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
1 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (2.50%) SMS
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) MSI
2 10 (25.00%) AdminStudio
3 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) NUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.50%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (2.50%) WiX
4 1 (2.50%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (25.00%) Law
2 5 (12.50%) Legal
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Applications Packager
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Build Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) C# Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) SCCM Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) Application Packaging
2 9 (22.50%) Software Packaging
3 4 (10.00%) .NET
3 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.00%) WCF
5 1 (2.50%) WPF
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.50%) XML
5 1 (2.50%) ActiveX
5 1 (2.50%) JSON
5 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) iPhone
2 1 (2.50%) iPad
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (82.50%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.50%) UNIX
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.50%) Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Application Discovery
3 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.00%) Software Distribution
3 2 (5.00%) Project Management
3 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.50%) Change Management
4 1 (2.50%) Migration
4 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.50%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (2.50%) Line Management
4 1 (2.50%) OO
4 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (30.00%) SQL
3 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
3 7 (17.50%) VBScript
3 7 (17.50%) VBA
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.50%) C#
6 4 (10.00%) C++
7 3 (7.50%) VB
8 2 (5.00%) Java
8 2 (5.00%) C
8 2 (5.00%) REXX
8 2 (5.00%) Tcl
9 1 (2.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) MCSA
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (15.00%) XenApp
4 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (62.50%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (7.50%) WMI
3 2 (5.00%) BladeLogic
3 2 (5.00%) WSUS
3 2 (5.00%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) HP
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) Symantec
6 2 (5.00%) BMC
6 2 (5.00%) CA
6 2 (5.00%) Altiris
6 2 (5.00%) LANDesk
6 2 (5.00%) Wyse
7 1 (2.50%) IBM
7 1 (2.50%) Apple
7 1 (2.50%) McAfee
7 1 (2.50%) Compaq
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