The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
England / London
Rank 390 419 380
Rank change year-on-year +29 -39  
Contract jobs citing MSI 16 21 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.082% 0.095% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 0.60% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 24
Median daily rate £365 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £525 £600
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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3562 3501 3044
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.30% 15.82% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2618 2552 2166
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -9.09%  
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

MSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSI in London

MSI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MSI in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MSI in London

MSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSI in London

MSI
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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
City of London +3 8 £365 -8.75%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £350 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for MSI.

1 34 (75.56%) Windows
1 34 (75.56%) SCCM
2 29 (64.44%) PowerShell
2 29 (64.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
4 19 (42.22%) VBScript
5 17 (37.78%) Application Packaging
5 17 (37.78%) Windows 10
6 14 (31.11%) Citrix
7 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
8 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
9 10 (22.22%) Finance
10 9 (20.00%) VMware
11 8 (17.78%) VB
11 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (17.78%) Release Management
12 7 (15.56%) ITIL
12 7 (15.56%) Migration
12 7 (15.56%) Patch Management
12 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
12 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (13.33%) vSphere
14 5 (11.11%) XenApp
14 5 (11.11%) XenDesktop
14 5 (11.11%) Software Packaging
14 5 (11.11%) AppSense
14 5 (11.11%) SQL
14 5 (11.11%) Python
14 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
15 4 (8.89%) Software Distribution

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in 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 2 (4.44%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) IaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
1 3 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (4.44%) AMQP
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) SSL
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
1 2 (4.44%) DB2
1 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.44%) Impala
1 2 (4.44%) MariaDB
1 2 (4.44%) Pentaho
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Cloudera CDH
2 1 (2.22%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) InstallShield
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) GitLab
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Advertising
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Applications Packager
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Developer
5 2 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Automation Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Data Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Field Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) SCCM Administrator
6 1 (2.22%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Software Packaging
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) HTML
2 2 (4.44%) jQuery
2 2 (4.44%) JSON
2 2 (4.44%) JSON Schema
2 2 (4.44%) Node.js
2 2 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (4.44%) REST
2 2 (4.44%) RESTful
2 2 (4.44%) XML
2 2 (4.44%) XSD
3 1 (2.22%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) User Experience
2 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) CESG
3 1 (2.22%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) Windows 10
3 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.89%) Linux
7 3 (6.67%) Unix
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Application Packaging
2 8 (17.78%) Release Management
3 7 (15.56%) ITIL
3 7 (15.56%) Migration
3 7 (15.56%) Patch Management
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.89%) Software Distribution
6 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.67%) Change Management
6 3 (6.67%) Security Hardening
7 2 (4.44%) DevOps
7 2 (4.44%) ITSM
7 2 (4.44%) Microservices
7 2 (4.44%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Web Development
8 1 (2.22%) Application Virtualisation
8 1 (2.22%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (2.22%) Personalization
8 1 (2.22%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) PowerShell
2 19 (42.22%) VBScript
3 8 (17.78%) VB
4 5 (11.11%) Python
4 5 (11.11%) SQL
5 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) C#
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) ISEB
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CISSP
4 1 (2.22%) CLAS
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) GISP
4 1 (2.22%) MCDST
4 1 (2.22%) MCP
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) MCTS
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (64.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.33%) vSphere
4 5 (11.11%) XenApp
4 5 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Flume
6 1 (2.22%) Docker
6 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 34 (75.56%) SCCM
2 4 (8.89%) Sysprep
2 4 (8.89%) WSUS
3 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.67%) Puppet
3 3 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (4.44%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (4.44%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.22%) yum
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) Citrix
3 9 (20.00%) VMware
4 5 (11.11%) AppSense
5 4 (8.89%) LANDesk
5 4 (8.89%) Symantec
6 3 (6.67%) Altiris
6 3 (6.67%) Dell
7 2 (4.44%) Cloudera
7 2 (4.44%) EMC
7 2 (4.44%) Google
7 2 (4.44%) Informatica
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle
7 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.44%) Sybase
7 2 (4.44%) Teradata
8 1 (2.22%) Apple
8 1 (2.22%) F5
8 1 (2.22%) Qualys
8 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
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