Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 228 240
Rank change year-on-year -25 +12 +52
Contract jobs citing MSI 11 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.19% 0.029%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.70% 0.98% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 2
City of London median daily rate £431 £383 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -4.55% +0.19%
10th Percentile £356 £301 £394
90th Percentile £500 £419 £409
Central London median daily rate £431 £383 £401
% change year-on-year +12.68% -4.55% +0.19%
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 1,575 1,327 1,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.54% 19.55% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,299 1,020 970
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £325
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 £24.99 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.04% -34.66% -7.27%
10th Percentile £31.00 £23.18 £32.23
90th Percentile £41.60 £27.11 £45.68
Central London median hourly rate £33.50 £27.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year +20.72% -27.45% -7.27%

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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

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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

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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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018, 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 11 (100.00%) SCCM
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
4 7 (63.64%) XenApp
5 6 (54.55%) Ivanti
5 6 (54.55%) Citrix
5 6 (54.55%) Windows
6 5 (45.45%) DHCP
6 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
8 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
8 2 (18.18%) Firewall
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) InstallShield
8 2 (18.18%) MCSE
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (18.18%) Novell
9 1 (9.09%) McAfee
9 1 (9.09%) SQL
9 1 (9.09%) VBScript
9 1 (9.09%) VB
9 1 (9.09%) AdminStudio
9 1 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
9 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) InstallShield
2 1 (9.09%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Packager
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM Consultant
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
2 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Ivanti
3 2 (18.18%) Novell
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee