Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 221 218
Rank change year-on-year -20 -3 +72
Contract jobs citing MSI 12 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.83% 1.41% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 9
City of London median daily rate £416 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.90% -8.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £201 £311 £323
90th Percentile £574 £482 £573
Central London median daily rate £417 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +19.00% -12.50% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £25.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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 1,452 1,203 1,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.07% 19.37% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,170 934 854
City of London median daily rate £500 £463 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +0.54% +5.14%
10th Percentile £369 £322 £313
90th Percentile £627 £625 £601
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
City of London median hourly rate £37.75 - £36.82
10th Percentile £28.00 - £30.78
90th Percentile £69.77 - £45.26
Central London median hourly rate £37.75 - £36.82

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

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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 18 June 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 18 June 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 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (75.00%) Windows 10
4 8 (66.67%) SCCM
5 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (50.00%) Citrix
7 5 (41.67%) Migration
7 5 (41.67%) Application Packaging
8 4 (33.33%) VBScript
8 4 (33.33%) Internet
8 4 (33.33%) AdminStudio
8 4 (33.33%) Ivanti
8 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (25.00%) Office 365
9 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
9 3 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
9 3 (25.00%) VMware
9 3 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (25.00%) Publishing
10 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 2 (16.67%) WSUS
10 2 (16.67%) McAfee
10 2 (16.67%) Apple
10 2 (16.67%) Personalization
10 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving

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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) AdminStudio
2 1 (8.33%) WinDbg
General
1 3 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Packager
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Architect
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Application Packaging
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (16.67%) Personalization
4 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (8.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) WSUS
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (8.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Citrix
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Ivanti
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Apple
4 2 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (8.33%) Lumension