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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 - 90
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MSI 18 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.75% - 0.083%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.68% - 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +19.40% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 186 93 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.04% 8.93% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 58 70
Median daily rate £364 £339 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -15.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £38.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -4.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing MSI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MSI in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MSI in Buckinghamshire

MSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSI in Buckinghamshire

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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 March 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 - 18 £475 -
MSI
South East

MSI
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) SCCM
2 17 (89.47%) Security Cleared
3 14 (73.68%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (73.68%) Windows Vista
4 12 (63.16%) Application Packaging
4 12 (63.16%) SC Cleared
4 12 (63.16%) ITIL
5 10 (52.63%) Migration
5 10 (52.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (42.11%) DV Cleared
6 8 (42.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (42.11%) Oracle
6 8 (42.11%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (42.11%) Finance
7 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
7 7 (36.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (36.84%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (36.84%) Release Management
8 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
8 6 (31.58%) Data Migration
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
9 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
9 5 (26.32%) ISEB
10 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
10 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
11 3 (15.79%) Project Management
12 2 (10.53%) Service Design
13 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers

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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 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) SMS
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Test Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Applications Architect
3 5 (26.32%) UAT Manager
3 5 (26.32%) UAT Test Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Applications Packager
4 4 (21.05%) E-Business Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Mobility Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Vista
3 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (63.16%) Application Packaging
2 12 (63.16%) ITIL
3 10 (52.63%) Migration
4 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
4 7 (36.84%) Release Management
5 6 (31.58%) Data Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Service Design
8 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.26%) Email Filtering
8 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (5.26%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VB
1 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) Security Cleared
2 12 (63.16%) SC Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) DV Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) ISEB
5 1 (5.26%) MCSE
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (89.47%) SCCM
2 7 (36.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.26%) EdgeSight
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
2 1 (5.26%) AppSense
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) CommVault
2 1 (5.26%) EMC
2 1 (5.26%) Genesys
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) NetApp
2 1 (5.26%) VMware