The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 29 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.

Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 71 68
Contract jobs citing MSI 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.098% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.97% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £340 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +19.40% +3.07%  
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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 80 103 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.16% 10.14% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 72 82
Median daily rate £425 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £45.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.66% +34.32%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

MSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSI in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSI in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for MSI.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Product Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Segmentation
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Scorecard
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Segmentation
1 1 (50.00%) Internal Audit
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (50.00%) Product Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scorecard
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix