Period
to 25 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 25 March 2019 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +135
Contract jobs citing MSI 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.16% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.87% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median daily rate - - -
Scotland median daily rate £325 £280 £400
% change year-on-year +16.07% -30.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 461 393 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.41% 13.90% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 243 198
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £323 £313 £289
90th Percentile £575 £600 £516
Scotland median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.00 - £46.12
10th Percentile £36.60 - £45.22
90th Percentile £46.30 - £47.01
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £17.32
% change year-on-year +60.92% +25.58% -56.90%

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing MSI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for MSI in Edinburgh

MSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MSI in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for MSI in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MSI.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging

MSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Applications Packager
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft