The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for MSI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 28 June 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 76 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 -  
Contract jobs citing MSI 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.39% 0.10% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.80% 1.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £525 £295 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.96% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £285 £338
% change year-on-year +9.64% -15.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +64.70%  

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

Contract Development Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 222 86 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.83% 8.93% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 115 149
Median daily rate £388 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.42% +1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £202 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £41.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £28.38 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.50 £60.13 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MSI in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSI in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSI in Buckinghamshire

MSI
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -13 4 £525 +77.96%
MSI
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MSI.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Security Cleared
3 18 (81.82%) SCCM
4 16 (72.73%) Windows Vista
5 15 (68.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (63.64%) SC Cleared
6 14 (63.64%) Application Packaging
6 14 (63.64%) ITIL
7 11 (50.00%) Migration
7 11 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (45.45%) Oracle EBS
8 10 (45.45%) Finance
8 10 (45.45%) DV Cleared
8 10 (45.45%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (45.45%) Oracle
9 9 (40.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (40.91%) PRINCE2
9 9 (40.91%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (40.91%) Release Management
10 8 (36.36%) Windows 10
11 7 (31.82%) ISEB
12 6 (27.27%) Data Migration
13 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
13 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
14 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
14 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
14 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (13.64%) Citrix
14 3 (13.64%) VB
14 3 (13.64%) Project Management

MSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Test Manager
2 8 (36.36%) Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Applications Architect
3 5 (22.73%) E-Business Manager
3 5 (22.73%) UAT Manager
3 5 (22.73%) UAT Test Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Packager
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Migration Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Mobility Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Vista
3 8 (36.36%) Windows 10
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (63.64%) Application Packaging
2 14 (63.64%) ITIL
3 11 (50.00%) Migration
4 9 (40.91%) PRINCE2
4 9 (40.91%) Release Management
5 6 (27.27%) Data Migration
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) Service Design
7 2 (9.09%) Swim Lanes
7 2 (9.09%) Use Case
8 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.55%) Email Filtering
8 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (4.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Remediation Plan
8 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) VB
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 14 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 10 (45.45%) DV Cleared
4 7 (31.82%) ISEB
5 1 (4.55%) MCSE
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.55%) Terminal Server
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (81.82%) SCCM
2 9 (40.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (9.09%) AppDNA
4 1 (4.55%) EdgeSight
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Citrix
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
3 1 (4.55%) AppSense
3 1 (4.55%) CommVault
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) Genesys
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) NetApp
3 1 (4.55%) VMware