Period
to 23 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 February 2019 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 235 242 216
Rank change year-on-year +7 -26 +3
Contract jobs citing MSI 22 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.47% 0.67% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 14
City of London median daily rate £435 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +13.01% -8.75%
10th Percentile £356 £256 £316
90th Percentile £553 £582 £488
Central London median daily rate £431 £394 £363
% change year-on-year +9.46% +8.62% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,492 1,342 1,094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.07% 18.86% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,166 1,088 904
City of London median daily rate £515 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.05% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £331
90th Percentile £675 £641 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.15% - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year -46.15% - -

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MSI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for MSI in the City of London

MSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSI in the City of London

MSI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MSI in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MSI in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSI in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing MSI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MSI.

1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Microsoft App-V
2 18 (81.82%) SCCM
2 18 (81.82%) PowerShell
3 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 12 (54.55%) Citrix
5 11 (50.00%) XenApp
6 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
7 8 (36.36%) Application Packaging
7 8 (36.36%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) Firewall
8 7 (31.82%) Ivanti
9 6 (27.27%) DHCP
9 6 (27.27%) Windows 10
9 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (22.73%) ITIL
10 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
11 4 (18.18%) VB
12 3 (13.64%) .NET
12 3 (13.64%) IIS
12 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
12 3 (13.64%) SQL
12 3 (13.64%) SAN
12 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
12 3 (13.64%) Symantec
12 3 (13.64%) ITSM
12 3 (13.64%) PaaS
12 3 (13.64%) Hedge funds
12 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business

MSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (13.64%) IIS
1 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) IaaS
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
1 3 (13.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
3 3 (13.64%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) WiX
2 2 (9.09%) InstallShield
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Packager
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) Software Packaging
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
1 3 (13.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 6 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Application Packaging
2 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
4 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
4 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (13.64%) ITSM
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Coaching
6 1 (4.55%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 4 (18.18%) VB
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 18 (81.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (50.00%) XenApp
4 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.55%) DFS Replication
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (81.82%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (13.64%) QRadar
2 3 (13.64%) SCOM
2 3 (13.64%) SCOrch
2 3 (13.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) Citrix
3 7 (31.82%) Ivanti
4 3 (13.64%) F5
4 3 (13.64%) Symantec
5 2 (9.09%) Novell
6 1 (4.55%) Altiris
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) VMware