Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for MSI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MSI over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 159 160
Contract jobs citing MSI 0 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.21% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.27% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 20
Scotland median daily rate - £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.08% -29.73%
UK median daily rate £363 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +6.54% -2.79% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.83 - -

MSI is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 769 632 688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.35% 16.88% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 376 379
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -9.33%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £242
90th Percentile £538 £488 £475
UK median daily rate £453 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +6.47% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £24.91 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.43% -38.31% -4.99%
10th Percentile £12.71 £14.23 £33.65
90th Percentile £43.25 £48.54 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +6.67%

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing MSI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for MSI in Scotland

MSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSI in Scotland

MSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSI in Scotland