The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 16 35 23
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12  
Contract jobs citing MSI 10 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 13.70% 6.21% 2.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.25% 25.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
Median daily rate £416 £298 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.91% -31.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £268 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £339 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £335 £343
% change year-on-year +19.40% -2.18%  
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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 32 36 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 43.84% 24.83% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 7
Median daily rate £343 £303 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.22% -19.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £267 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £335 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 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 Renfrewshire

MSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSI in Renfrewshire

MSI
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Erskine +18 10 £416 +38.75%
MSI
Scotland

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for MSI.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 12 (100.00%) Prototyping
2 10 (83.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 10 (83.33%) Patch Management
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 10
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (83.33%) Software Distribution
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) VB
2 10 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 10 (83.33%) HTTP
2 10 (83.33%) HTTPS
2 10 (83.33%) SSL
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) REXX
2 10 (83.33%) Tcl
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (83.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (83.33%) Configuration Management
3 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) HTTP
1 10 (83.33%) HTTPS
1 10 (83.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Development Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 10
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (83.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Prototyping
2 10 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 10 (83.33%) Patch Management
2 10 (83.33%) Software Distribution
2 10 (83.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (83.33%) REXX
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Tcl
2 10 (83.33%) VB
3 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) VMware