Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 206 173
Rank change year-on-year +46 -33 -2
Contract jobs citing MSI 23 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.25% 0.64% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £440 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.94% +40.16% -0.40%
10th Percentile £306 £338 £269
90th Percentile £322 £500 £411
England median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.83 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +63.68% -20.00% +32.08%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 708 941 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.88% 15.24% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 523 251
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +18.52% -3.57%
10th Percentile £275 £282 £156
90th Percentile £560 £500 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 27
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -1.40% -16.49%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.50 £18.80
90th Percentile £45.25 £41.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MSI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MSI in the West Midlands

MSI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSI in the West Midlands

MSI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSI in the West Midlands

MSI
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Shropshire - 20 - -
Birmingham +4 3 £313 -37.50%
MSI
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MSI.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (95.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 22 (95.65%) Windows 7
2 22 (95.65%) Windows 10
3 21 (91.30%) SCCM
3 21 (91.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (86.96%) PowerShell
4 20 (86.96%) WMI
4 20 (86.96%) QA
4 20 (86.96%) WSH
4 20 (86.96%) VBScript
4 20 (86.96%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (86.96%) Migration
5 18 (78.26%) Application Discovery
5 18 (78.26%) Release Management
5 18 (78.26%) Application Packaging
6 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
6 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
6 3 (13.04%) vSphere
6 3 (13.04%) Office 365
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
7 2 (8.70%) SAN
7 2 (8.70%) Finance
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Strategic Thinking

MSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Application Integration Engineer
1 10 (43.48%) Applications Engineer
1 10 (43.48%) Applications Packager
1 10 (43.48%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) WSH
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (95.65%) Windows 10
2 22 (95.65%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Migration
2 18 (78.26%) Application Discovery
2 18 (78.26%) Application Packaging
2 18 (78.26%) Release Management
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Strategic Thinking
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) PowerShell
1 20 (86.96%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (86.96%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (95.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 21 (91.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (91.30%) SCCM
2 20 (86.96%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 23 (100.00%) VMware