The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 April 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)
England / North East
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 84 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Contract jobs citing MSI 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.45% 0.64% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.55% 4.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £390 £235 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.95% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £335
% change year-on-year +33.33% -10.44%  
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 the North East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 193 155 121
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 28.68% 14.17% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 106 85
Median daily rate £385 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

MSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSI in the North East

MSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSI in the North East

MSI
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Tyne and Wear +11 3 £390 +65.95%
MSI
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 North East region with a requirement for MSI.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Software Distribution
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) VB
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (66.67%) AppSense
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) VBScript
5 2 (33.33%) XenServer
5 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) REXX
5 2 (33.33%) Tcl

MSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) SMS
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) MSI Packager
1 1 (16.67%) Software Consultant
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Distribution
2 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) REXX
2 2 (33.33%) Tcl
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) XenServer
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) AppSense
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) VMware