Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 234 270
Rank change year-on-year -4 +36 +7
Contract jobs citing MSI 10 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.10% 0.022%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 0.57% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
City of London median daily rate £383 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% -9.09% -2.94%
10th Percentile £312 £308 £361
90th Percentile £420 £430 £474
Central London median daily rate £383 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +2.00% -9.09% -2.94%
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 1387 1223 1323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.43% 18.26% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 996 1094
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £308
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
City of London median hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.54% -13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £23.24 £31.25 £35.50
90th Percentile £59.45 £33.75 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +3.45%

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 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 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 City of London region with a requirement for MSI.

1 9 (90.00%) SCCM
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (50.00%) Application Packaging
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (20.00%) PMI
7 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
7 2 (20.00%) InstallShield
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) XenApp
7 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
7 2 (20.00%) Office 365
8 1 (10.00%) WiX
8 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (10.00%) Application Rationalisation
8 1 (10.00%) Personalization
8 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (10.00%) WiX
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Packager
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PMI
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Application Discovery
4 1 (10.00%) Application Rationalisation
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (10.00%) Personalization
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) AppSense
3 1 (10.00%) VMware