The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for InstallShield skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited InstallShield over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Flexera InstallShield
UK
Rank 603 627 597
Rank change year-on-year +24 -30  
Contract jobs citing InstallShield 6 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.026% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.077% 0.18% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 13
Median daily rate £345 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.42% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £450 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £285 £400
% change year-on-year -4.30% -28.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

InstallShield 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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7747 7746 6990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.32% 14.56% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5227 5162 4464
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.89 £31.80 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing InstallShield as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for InstallShield in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for InstallShield in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for InstallShield in the UK

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Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing InstallShield within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +32 5 £365 -2.66% 2
London +28 3 £365 -18.88%
City of London +5 3 £365 -30.47%
West Midlands +12 2 £263 -7.03%
Birmingham 0 2 £263 -7.03%
Cardiff - 1 £325 -
South Wales - 1 £325 -
Wales - 1 £325 -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing InstallShield also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for InstallShield.

1 14 (93.33%) SCCM
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (60.00%) MSI
4 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
5 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) AppSense
7 5 (33.33%) VMware
7 5 (33.33%) Software Packaging
7 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
8 4 (26.67%) User Experience
8 4 (26.67%) VBScript
9 3 (20.00%) Banking
9 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (20.00%) Line Management
9 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
10 2 (13.33%) Finance
10 2 (13.33%) Middleware
10 2 (13.33%) Degree
10 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
10 2 (13.33%) SQL
10 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
11 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
11 1 (6.67%) AdminStudio
11 1 (6.67%) VB
11 1 (6.67%) MFC
11 1 (6.67%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MSI
2 1 (6.67%) AdminStudio
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Software Packager
2 3 (20.00%) Applications Packager
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Software Packaging
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) DCOM
3 1 (6.67%) MFC
3 1 (6.67%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (26.67%) VBScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (93.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) ThinApp
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) AppSense
2 5 (33.33%) VMware