Period
to 22 October 2017

The median contractor rate for an MSI Packager was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

MSI Packager
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 867 885 873
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12 -49
Contract jobs requiring an MSI Packager 4 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.006% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 16
UK median daily rate £313 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £266 £255 £243
90th Percentile £359 £330 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £313 £338
% change year-on-year - -7.41% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 94198 99892 108277
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.76% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 61891 65105 68774
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £248
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2803 3255 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +6.06%

MSI Packager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured MSI Packager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MSI Packager in the UK

MSI Packager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSI Packager in the UK

MSI Packager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSI Packager in the UK

MSI Packager
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI Packager within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 4 £313 +4.17%
UK excluding London +36 3 £313 -
South East +15 3 £313 -
London +8 1 - -

MSI Packager Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, MSI Packager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring MSI Packager in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MSI
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) WiX
3 2 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) InstallShield
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) AdminStudio
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10

MSI Packager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MSI
2 2 (50.00%) InstallShield
2 2 (50.00%) WiX
3 1 (25.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft