The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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)
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 - 137
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MSI 1 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.039% - 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% - 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Median daily rate £400 - £300
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 the South West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 517 398 455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 20.05% 13.70% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 240 288
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 30
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +9.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £31.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.14 £47.00
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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 South West

MSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSI in the South West

MSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSI in the South West

MSI
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bristol - 1 £400 - 1
MSI
England

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 South West region with a requirement for MSI.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (50.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WiX
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012

MSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) WiX
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Packager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (50.00%) Breeze.js
1 1 (50.00%) Durandal
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Express
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Kendo UI
1 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (50.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Change Data Capture
1 1 (50.00%) Full Text Search
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) TypeScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) DevExpress
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft