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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 147 107 113
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +6
Contract jobs citing MSI 2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.063% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 2.29% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £475 £315 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.79% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £315 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £423 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
-16.96% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.96%
MSI
England

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
473 262 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.94% 11.01% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 168 111
Median daily rate £430 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £430 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 23
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% -16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £23.58 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.25 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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
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 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 2 £475 +5.55%
MSI
England

MSI
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) SCOM
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (25.00%) Application Discovery
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
4 1 (25.00%) AdminStudio
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) AdminStudio
1 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Application Discovery
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) VMware