The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSI 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.42% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.63 £12.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+105.20% -61.60%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
121 60 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.14% 10.38% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 42 45
Average daily rate £325 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £391 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) OCP
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) CCA
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) OCP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (25.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) AppSense