Period
to 7 December 2021

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 7 December 2021 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
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 186 127 211
Rank change year-on-year -59 +84 +42
Contract jobs citing MSI 1 3 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.025% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.87% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - £469 £450
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.41%
Central London median daily rate - £469 £450
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.41%

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 754 344 965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.50% 17.25% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 259 764
10th Percentile £414 £312 £363
25th Percentile £475 £410 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £675 £588 £600
90th Percentile £765 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% +0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
10th Percentile £34.73 " £28.30
25th Percentile £37.31 " £38.88
Median hourly rate £41.75 - £50.25
75th Percentile £46.31 " £57.87
90th Percentile £48.98 " £62.15
Central London median hourly rate £41.75 - £50.25

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MSI as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MSI in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for MSI in the City of London

MSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MSI in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for MSI in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, 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 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) AdminStudio
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Qualys
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Patching

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 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Documentation Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Social Skills
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Qualys