The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
England / West Midlands
Rank 117 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing MSI 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.077% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.85% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £274 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
324 377 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.51% 14.55% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 202 104
Median daily rate £410 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £20.00 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.31 £40.00 £35.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing MSI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MSI
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSI across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

MSI Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSI across the West Midlands region.

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MSI
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 3 £263 -
Shropshire - 3 £425 -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MSI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MSI.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 8 (80.00%) SCCM
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) InstallShield
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) High Availability
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (20.00%) CyberArk
6 2 (20.00%) Line Management
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Shell Script

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Packager
1 3 (30.00%) Software Packager
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) CyberArk Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Field Applications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Application Discovery
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) MCTS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) CyberArk
3 2 (20.00%) Intel
3 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix