The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 52 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing MSI 9 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.25% 1.17% -
As % of the Development Applications category 13.24% 12.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.43 £12.38 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+121.67% -53.30%
MSI
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
68 50 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 9.46% 9.77% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 37
Average daily rate £381 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.97% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Average hourly rate £28.50 £34.25 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.78% -19.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

MSI
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chippenham - - - -
MSI
South West

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 21 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 19 (90.48%) SCCM
3 12 (57.14%) System Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Symantec
4 9 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 9 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 9 (42.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Vista
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (28.57%) DHCP
6 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 6 (28.57%) JSP
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL
6 6 (28.57%) Compatibility Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
6 6 (28.57%) AppDNA
6 6 (28.57%) Software Distribution
6 6 (28.57%) DNS
6 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (23.81%) Citrix
8 3 (14.29%) VB

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) DHCP
1 6 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (4.76%) InstallShield
2 1 (4.76%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Consultant
2 8 (38.10%) Applications Packager
3 3 (14.29%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) JSP
2 3 (14.29%) Application Packaging
3 2 (9.52%) WSH
4 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) System Testing
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Compatibility Testing
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
2 6 (28.57%) Software Distribution
3 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
System Software
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (90.48%) SCCM
2 9 (42.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (28.57%) AppDNA
5 2 (9.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Symantec
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) Citrix