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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 72 63 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -20
Contract jobs citing MSI 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.26% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.99% 0.99% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£213 £250 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -20.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £280 £315
% change year-on-year
+19.64% -10.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +163.63%
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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
202 101 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.34% 14.21% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 60 33
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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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

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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

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (100.00%) AppSense
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) AppSense