The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 107 97 81
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing MSI 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.10% 0.40% 0.075%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.68% 3.03% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +86.66%
MSI
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
292 231 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.30% 13.28% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 139 65
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £343 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MSI
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -16 1 £320 -5.18% 1
MSI
Yorkshire

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) SAN
4 6 (46.15%) DNS
4 6 (46.15%) SMTP
4 6 (46.15%) DHCP
4 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
4 6 (46.15%) FTP
4 6 (46.15%) VPN
4 6 (46.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) VMware ESX
4 6 (46.15%) RTSP
4 6 (46.15%) iSCSI
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
4 6 (46.15%) vSphere
4 6 (46.15%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (38.46%) Software Deployment
5 5 (38.46%) PDA
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (38.46%) MS Office
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) SCCM
7 3 (23.08%) Application Packaging
7 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
1 6 (46.15%) SMTP
1 6 (46.15%) DHCP
1 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
1 6 (46.15%) FTP
1 6 (46.15%) VPN
1 6 (46.15%) RTSP
1 6 (46.15%) iSCSI
1 6 (46.15%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Applications Packager
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Application Packaging
2 2 (15.38%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Software Deployment
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCP
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 6 (46.15%) VMware ESX
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
1 6 (46.15%) vSphere
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Citrix
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) VMware