Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 November 2017 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 158 183
Rank change year-on-year +31 +25 -41
Contract jobs citing MSI 32 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.91% 0.44% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.71% 2.61% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 4
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £310 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.97% -6.06% -14.84%
10th Percentile £313 £260 £249
90th Percentile £497 £375 £443
South East median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% -6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Hampshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 477 651 779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 13.54% 16.73% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 384 455
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £389 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.32% +7.99% +2.86%
10th Percentile £257 £281 £263
90th Percentile £538 £513 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 34 37
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.56 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £37.50 £32.81 £34.75
90th Percentile £48.71 £59.31 £50.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MSI in Hampshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSI in Hampshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MSI in Hampshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MSI in Hampshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSI in Hampshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +22 17 £470 +34.29%
Portsmouth - 9 £375 -
Basingstoke -22 2 - -
Winchester - 2 £350 -
MSI
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MSI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for MSI.

1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) PowerShell
3 23 (71.88%) Security Cleared
4 17 (53.13%) VMware
5 16 (50.00%) Firewall
5 16 (50.00%) McAfee
5 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (50.00%) Windows Vista
5 16 (50.00%) Lumension
6 15 (46.88%) DV Cleared
7 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (40.63%) HP
9 12 (37.50%) Oracle
9 12 (37.50%) QA
10 11 (34.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (34.38%) SQL
10 11 (34.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
11 10 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (31.25%) SCCM
11 10 (31.25%) Windows 10
12 9 (28.13%) Compatibility Testing
12 9 (28.13%) AdminStudio
12 9 (28.13%) Validation
12 9 (28.13%) Migration
13 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
14 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
14 6 (18.75%) Windows Server

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) LTE
3 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) DNS
4 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) MPLS
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) MS Access
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) AdminStudio
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
1 7 (21.88%) Applications Packager
2 5 (15.63%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) VMware Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Support Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Wintel Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) DBA
6 1 (3.13%) IP Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) MSI Packager
6 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (31.25%) Windows 10
5 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (28.13%) Compatibility Testing
2 9 (28.13%) Migration
2 9 (28.13%) Validation
3 6 (18.75%) Collaborative Working
3 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Application Packaging
6 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.38%) Defect Management
6 3 (9.38%) Information Security
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (6.25%) Customer-Centricity
7 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.25%) Fault Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) High Availability
7 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) PowerShell
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) Security Cleared
2 15 (46.88%) DV Cleared
3 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (15.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (31.25%) SCCM
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) VMware
2 16 (50.00%) Lumension
2 16 (50.00%) McAfee
3 13 (40.63%) HP
4 12 (37.50%) Oracle
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) Google
7 2 (6.25%) F5
7 2 (6.25%) Motorola
8 1 (3.13%) AppSense
8 1 (3.13%) Brocade
8 1 (3.13%) EMC
8 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.13%) RedGate