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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 105 122 110
Rank change year-on-year +17 -12  
Contract jobs citing MSI 10 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.54% 0.18% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.17% 1.26% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
Median daily rate £388 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £440 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +18.51% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

MSI is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 240 317 359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 12.89% 14.53% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 209 186
Median daily rate £400 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 16
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% -5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £37.50 £27.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.39 £40.70 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing MSI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MSI in Hampshire

MSI
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

MSI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MSI in Hampshire over the 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSI in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSI in Hampshire

MSI
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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +8 3 £470 -1.05%
Portsmouth - 3 £363 -
Andover - 1 £400 -
MSI
South East

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (65.00%) PowerShell
4 12 (60.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 10 (50.00%) Integration Testing
6 9 (45.00%) Migration
6 9 (45.00%) Firewall
6 9 (45.00%) DV Cleared
7 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (35.00%) VBScript
8 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
10 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (25.00%) VMware
10 5 (25.00%) Windows Vista
10 5 (25.00%) QA
10 5 (25.00%) HP
10 5 (25.00%) Intel Security
10 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
10 5 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (25.00%) Lumension
11 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
11 4 (20.00%) Validation
11 4 (20.00%) AdminStudio
11 4 (20.00%) Citrix

MSI
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) AdminStudio
2 2 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Hudson
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) NUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) WiX
General
1 3 (15.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Applications Packager
2 3 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Packager
4 1 (5.00%) MSI Packager
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Application Packager
4 1 (5.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (10.00%) Ajax
1 2 (10.00%) AppFabric
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (10.00%) Breeze.js
1 2 (10.00%) Durandal
1 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (10.00%) Express
1 2 (10.00%) jQuery
1 2 (10.00%) Kendo UI
1 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (10.00%) SignalR
1 2 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
1 2 (10.00%) WCF
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
1 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 9 (45.00%) Migration
3 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Validation
6 3 (15.00%) Information Security
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) Change Data Capture
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Full Text Search
7 2 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (10.00%) MVC
7 2 (10.00%) OWASP
7 2 (10.00%) Release Management
7 2 (10.00%) TDD
7 2 (10.00%) Time Management
8 1 (5.00%) Fault Management
8 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (35.00%) VBScript
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
4 2 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) HP
2 5 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 5 (25.00%) Lumension
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) DevExpress
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle