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 25 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 69 58
Contract jobs citing MSI 0 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.12% 1.28%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.18% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £338
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 - £28.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +66.17%  

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 74 85 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.89% 9.95% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 52 69
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £335 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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

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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