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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 142 118 108
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -10
Contract jobs citing MSI 2 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.070% 0.35% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.48% 2.57% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
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£320 £315 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -21.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £280 £315
% change year-on-year
+19.64% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +163.63%
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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
416 350 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.49% 13.63% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 213 114
Average daily rate £363 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £28.93 £32.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +47.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £32.50 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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
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 17 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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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 -16 1 £320 -5.18%
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) DNS
4 5 (38.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) SAN
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) SMTP
4 5 (38.46%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
4 5 (38.46%) FTP
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (38.46%) RTSP
4 5 (38.46%) iSCSI
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
4 5 (38.46%) vSphere
4 5 (38.46%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) SCCM
5 4 (30.77%) PDA
5 4 (30.77%) MS Office
5 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Application Packaging

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 5 (38.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SMTP
1 5 (38.46%) DHCP
1 5 (38.46%) Ethernet
1 5 (38.46%) FTP
1 5 (38.46%) VPN
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
1 5 (38.46%) RTSP
1 5 (38.46%) iSCSI
1 5 (38.46%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
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
3 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Application Packaging
2 2 (15.38%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Code Coverage
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCP
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
1 5 (38.46%) vSphere
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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