Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for MSI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MSI over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 160 159
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 +23
Contract jobs citing MSI 2 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.049% 0.16% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.40% 1.57% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 11
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £351 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.59% -12.19% +14.45%
South East median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% -6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

MSI is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 496 446 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.07% 10.36% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 264 240
Berkshire median daily rate £395 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £252
90th Percentile £538 £525 £476
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £105.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.10% +200.00% -9.68%
10th Percentile £13.88 £45.50 £24.80
90th Percentile £50.25 £172.50 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing MSI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for MSI in Berkshire

MSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MSI in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MSI in Berkshire

MSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSI in Berkshire

MSI
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 1 - -
MSI
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MSI.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Lumension
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office

MSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Packager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Applications Packager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Packager
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Lumension
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) VMware