The first table below looks at the demand for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 63 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing MSI 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.14% 0.24% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.99% 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £250 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-10.97% +9.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £16.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+163.63% -10.81%
Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
101 56 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 14.19% 13.33% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 33 32
Average daily rate £400 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
MSI
UK

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Wales

MSI
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 1 £250 -
MSI
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MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CCA

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) CCA
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) AppSense
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix