The first table below looks at the demand for WMI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WMI over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 119 - 132
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WMI 12 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% - 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.19% - 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £438 - £344
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 - £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £326
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +45.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
231 144 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.04% 5.88% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 64 78
Average daily rate £325 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
WMI
South East

WMI
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WMI across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WMI Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WMI
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WMI across the Berkshire region.

WMI Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WMI
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WMI across the Berkshire region.

WMI Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WMI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WMI.

1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Terminal Services
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 8
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 6 (35.29%) Citrix
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (29.41%) Borland
5 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) PRINCE
5 5 (29.41%) Serena
5 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
5 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) Asset Management
5 5 (29.41%) HP
5 5 (29.41%) StarTeam
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL V2
5 5 (29.41%) HP UCMDB
6 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) SCOM
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
7 3 (17.65%) VBScript
7 3 (17.65%) SCCM
7 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
8 2 (11.76%) PKI
8 2 (11.76%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring

WMI
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WMI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WMI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) StarTeam
2 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Escalation Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) DCOM
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 8
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE
2 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Asset Management
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL V2
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) VBScript
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCTS
4 1 (5.88%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Terminal Services
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (23.53%) SCOM
3 3 (17.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 5 (29.41%) Borland
2 5 (29.41%) Serena
2 5 (29.41%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu
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