Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 92 113
Rank change year-on-year +9 +21 -16
Contract jobs citing MSI 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.45% 0.48% 0.095%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.73% 2.83% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £200 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -55.56% +30.43%
10th Percentile £318 £175 £425
90th Percentile £398 £225 £475
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
North West median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 220 247 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.60% 16.87% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 185 180
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.96% +7.86%
10th Percentile £305 £290 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £523
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.95% +4.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £31.00 £38.50 £27.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £39.50 £40.75
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MSI in Cheshire

MSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSI in Cheshire

MSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSI in Cheshire

MSI
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Warrington - 2 £344 -
MSI
North West

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 Cheshire region with a requirement for MSI.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) WSUS
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 2 (33.33%) Altiris
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 2 (33.33%) Software Distribution
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 2 (33.33%) ThinApp
3 2 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Task Automation

MSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365 Architect
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Management Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Software Distribution
2 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) WSUS
3 2 (33.33%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Altiris
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft