Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 - 121
Rank change year-on-year - +121 +7
Contract jobs citing MSI 7 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.24% - 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.24% - 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 - -
Scotland median daily rate £313 £275 £250
% change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -23.08%
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 566 441 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.01% 15.77% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 278 224
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96% +4.14%
10th Percentile £325 £270 £255
90th Percentile £620 £550 £502
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £368
% change year-on-year - +8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.27 £43.39 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.03% -8.17% +17.01%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £43.39 £42.50
% change year-on-year -19.34% +2.09% +5.25%

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 16 October 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MSI.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Software Distribution
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Publishing
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) XenApp
6 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
6 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (14.29%) Office 365
7 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Migration

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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Packager
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Support
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Deployment Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Consultant
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Distribution
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft