The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 23 June 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 61 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Contract jobs citing MSI 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.81% 0.15% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.95% 1.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £295 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.49% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £342 £285 £338
% change year-on-year +20.00% -15.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +67.64%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 152 58 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 20.51% 8.73% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 38 61
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

MSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSI in Milton Keynes

MSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSI in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MSI.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Security Cleared
3 18 (81.82%) SCCM
4 16 (72.73%) Windows Vista
5 15 (68.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (63.64%) SC Cleared
6 14 (63.64%) Application Packaging
6 14 (63.64%) ITIL
7 11 (50.00%) Migration
7 11 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (45.45%) Oracle EBS
8 10 (45.45%) Finance
8 10 (45.45%) DV Cleared
8 10 (45.45%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (45.45%) Oracle
9 9 (40.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (40.91%) PRINCE2
9 9 (40.91%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (40.91%) Release Management
10 8 (36.36%) Windows 10
11 7 (31.82%) ISEB
12 6 (27.27%) Data Migration
13 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
13 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
14 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
14 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
14 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (13.64%) Citrix
14 3 (13.64%) VB
14 3 (13.64%) Project Management

MSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Test Manager
2 8 (36.36%) Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Applications Architect
3 5 (22.73%) E-Business Manager
3 5 (22.73%) UAT Manager
3 5 (22.73%) UAT Test Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Packager
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Migration Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Mobility Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Vista
3 8 (36.36%) Windows 10
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (63.64%) Application Packaging
2 14 (63.64%) ITIL
3 11 (50.00%) Migration
4 9 (40.91%) PRINCE2
4 9 (40.91%) Release Management
5 6 (27.27%) Data Migration
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) Service Design
7 2 (9.09%) Swim Lanes
7 2 (9.09%) Use Case
8 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.55%) Email Filtering
8 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (4.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Remediation Plan
8 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) VB
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 14 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 10 (45.45%) DV Cleared
4 7 (31.82%) ISEB
5 1 (4.55%) MCSE
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.55%) Terminal Server
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (81.82%) SCCM
2 9 (40.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (9.09%) AppDNA
4 1 (4.55%) EdgeSight
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Citrix
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
3 1 (4.55%) AppSense
3 1 (4.55%) CommVault
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) Genesys
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) NetApp
3 1 (4.55%) VMware