The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 113 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSI 11 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.41% - 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.89% - 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 7
Average daily rate
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£215 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 - £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £271 - £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.43 £12.38 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+121.67% -53.30%
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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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
283 276 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.66% 12.17% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 147 147
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £34.93 £20.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.40% -14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £20.50 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.99 £20.50 £37.50
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 Yorkshire

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

MSI
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MSI Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MSI
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSI across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MSI Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

MSI
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MSI Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MSI
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 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
West Yorkshire - 10 £215 -
South Yorkshire - - - -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 11 (68.75%) Windows
1 11 (68.75%) Citrix
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 6 (37.50%) SMTP
5 6 (37.50%) DHCP
5 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
5 6 (37.50%) FTP
5 6 (37.50%) VPN
5 6 (37.50%) VB
5 6 (37.50%) VMware ESX
5 6 (37.50%) SAN
5 6 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (37.50%) XenDesktop
5 6 (37.50%) SCCM
5 6 (37.50%) iSCSI
5 6 (37.50%) RTSP
5 6 (37.50%) vSphere
5 6 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (31.25%) Software Deployment
6 5 (31.25%) PDA
6 5 (31.25%) MS Office
7 4 (25.00%) MCSE
7 4 (25.00%) VBScript
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
1 6 (37.50%) SMTP
1 6 (37.50%) DHCP
1 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
1 6 (37.50%) FTP
1 6 (37.50%) VPN
1 6 (37.50%) SAN
1 6 (37.50%) iSCSI
1 6 (37.50%) RTSP
1 6 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) InstallShield
2 2 (12.50%) AdminStudio
2 2 (12.50%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Applications Packager
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging
2 2 (12.50%) WSH
3 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
2 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Software Deployment
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Validation
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) VB
2 4 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MCSE
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCP
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) VMware ESX
4 6 (37.50%) XenDesktop
4 6 (37.50%) vSphere
5 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (6.25%) XenApp
6 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Citrix
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Remedy