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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Flexera InstallShield
Rank 581 522 499
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -23
Contract jobs citing InstallShield 23 65 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 1.04% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 53
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £283 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- -38.09%

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
7375 6260 6373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.71% 11.86% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4906 4055 3538
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 125 239
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.05 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

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 30 September 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 20 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 30 September 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 -61 21 £310 -11.42% 10
London -11 7 £275 -21.48% 3
South East -14 6 £313 -22.83% 2
Scotland -14 2 £453 +151.75%
City of London +25 1 £225 -33.82% 1
Harrow -2 1 £175 -48.14%
East of England -24 1 - -
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

InstallShield
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 63 (86.30%) Windows
2 58 (79.45%) MSI
3 46 (63.01%) Microsoft App-V
4 42 (57.53%) Windows 7
5 37 (50.68%) SCCM
6 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
7 29 (39.73%) Citrix
8 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
8 27 (36.99%) AdminStudio
9 25 (34.25%) Application Packaging
10 20 (27.40%) Windows 8
11 19 (26.03%) PowerShell
12 17 (23.29%) XenApp
12 17 (23.29%) Windows Vista
13 16 (21.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 14 (19.18%) VBScript
15 13 (17.81%) VB
15 13 (17.81%) Windows XP
15 13 (17.81%) SMS
16 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (16.44%) WSUS
17 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
17 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
18 9 (12.33%) VMware
18 9 (12.33%) C#
19 8 (10.96%) AppSense
19 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
20 7 (9.59%) C
21 6 (8.22%) .NET
21 6 (8.22%) MCSE

InstallShield
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.37%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) SMS
2 6 (8.22%) Firewall
3 3 (4.11%) SAN
4 2 (2.74%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.74%) NAS
4 2 (2.74%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.37%) IMAP
5 1 (1.37%) Internet
5 1 (1.37%) SMTP
5 1 (1.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 58 (79.45%) MSI
2 27 (36.99%) AdminStudio
3 6 (8.22%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.37%) InstallAnywhere
General
1 3 (4.11%) Finance
1 3 (4.11%) Publishing
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (46.58%) Applications Packager
2 9 (12.33%) SCCM Engineer
3 4 (5.48%) Analyst
4 2 (2.74%) Consultant
4 2 (2.74%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (2.74%) Support Analyst
4 2 (2.74%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (2.74%) Applications Support
4 2 (2.74%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (2.74%) Administrator
4 2 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (2.74%) Developer
4 2 (2.74%) Build Engineer
5 1 (1.37%) Software Packager
5 1 (1.37%) Configuration Administrator
5 1 (1.37%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (1.37%) .NET Developer
5 1 (1.37%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (1.37%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.25%) Application Packaging
2 6 (8.22%) .NET
3 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.74%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.37%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) FMCG
3 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (86.30%) Windows
2 42 (57.53%) Windows 7
3 20 (27.40%) Windows 8
4 17 (23.29%) Windows Vista
5 13 (17.81%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.11%) Windows NT
8 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (8.22%) Migration
1 6 (8.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (6.85%) Software Deployment
2 5 (6.85%) ITIL
3 3 (4.11%) Project Management
3 3 (4.11%) Workflow
3 3 (4.11%) Software Distribution
4 2 (2.74%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (2.74%) Validation
4 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (2.74%) Release Management
5 1 (1.37%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.37%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.37%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.37%) Change Control
5 1 (1.37%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (1.37%) Time Management
5 1 (1.37%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.37%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (1.37%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) PowerShell
2 14 (19.18%) VBScript
3 13 (17.81%) VB
4 9 (12.33%) C#
5 7 (9.59%) C
6 3 (4.11%) SQL
7 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.74%) REXX
7 2 (2.74%) Tcl
8 1 (1.37%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
2 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) MCITP
3 6 (8.22%) MCSE
4 3 (4.11%) Degree
4 3 (4.11%) MCP
5 1 (1.37%) MCTS
5 1 (1.37%) MCSA
5 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.37%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 46 (63.01%) Microsoft App-V
2 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
3 17 (23.29%) XenApp
4 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.48%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.37%) vSphere
7 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (50.68%) SCCM
2 16 (21.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (16.44%) WSUS
4 3 (4.11%) SCOM
4 3 (4.11%) AppDNA
4 3 (4.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (1.37%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.37%) WMI
Vendors
1 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
2 29 (39.73%) Citrix
3 9 (12.33%) VMware
4 8 (10.96%) AppSense
5 2 (2.74%) Altiris
5 2 (2.74%) Dell KACE
5 2 (2.74%) CA
5 2 (2.74%) HP
5 2 (2.74%) Dell
5 2 (2.74%) Novell
5 2 (2.74%) Symantec
5 2 (2.74%) Remedy
5 2 (2.74%) McAfee
6 1 (1.37%) Wyse
6 1 (1.37%) NetApp
6 1 (1.37%) IBM