Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 19 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 100 77
Rank change year-on-year +4 -23 +10
Contract jobs citing MSI 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.19% 0.20% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.31% 1.04% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Birmingham median daily rate £313 £500 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +60.00% -0.79%
10th Percentile £306 £392 £263
90th Percentile £322 £500 £424
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £440 £314
% change year-on-year -28.94% +40.16% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 229 289 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.73% 19.00% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 191 72
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £269 £268 £263
90th Percentile £525 £505 £487
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +5.00% +18.52% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £25.50 - £42.50
10th Percentile £15.10 - £16.25
90th Percentile £36.30 - £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year +6.45% -1.40% -16.49%

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for MSI in Birmingham

MSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSI in Birmingham

MSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSI in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MSI.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Strategic Thinking
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure

MSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Strategic Thinking
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware