Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 222 226
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 +42
Contract jobs citing MSI 9 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.68% 1.21% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 9
City of London median daily rate £413 £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.01% -14.12% -
10th Percentile £256 £315 £328
90th Percentile £582 £492 £498
Central London median daily rate £394 £356 £425
% change year-on-year +10.53% -16.18% -
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 1,324 1,071 988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.75% 17.63% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,079 882 803
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 £331 £308
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
City of London median hourly rate £65.00 - £37.50
10th Percentile £62.50 - £32.28
90th Percentile £71.12 - £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £65.00 - £37.50

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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 19 February 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 19 February 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 10
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (55.56%) Application Packaging
4 5 (55.56%) SCCM
5 4 (44.44%) Migration
6 3 (33.33%) Ivanti
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (33.33%) Office 365
7 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
7 2 (22.22%) Personalization
7 2 (22.22%) VBScript
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
7 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (11.11%) Logistics
8 1 (11.11%) Degree
8 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 1 (11.11%) WSUS
8 1 (11.11%) Citrix
8 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (11.11%) PMI
8 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
8 1 (11.11%) Apple

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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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) WinDbg
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Applications Packager
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Service Architect
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Applications Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) PMI
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 10
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Application Packaging
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Personalization
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (11.11%) Application Discovery
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (11.11%) Perfmon
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Ivanti
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Lumension
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee