The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 107 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing WMI 13 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.53% 0.62% -
As % of the Systems Management category 8.13% 6.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £165 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+119.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £165 £363
% change year-on-year
+119.69% -54.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £29.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-20.74% -20.93%
WMI
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
160 263 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.54% 10.25% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 94 98
Average daily rate £400 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £155 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 9
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.50 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WMI within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 10 £363 +119.69%
WMI
South East

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) VBScript
3 13 (40.63%) DNS
3 13 (40.63%) PowerShell
4 12 (37.50%) SCCM
4 12 (37.50%) SCOM
4 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
5 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
5 11 (34.38%) DCOM
5 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
6 10 (31.25%) Terminal Services
6 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 10 (31.25%) Internet
6 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 10 (31.25%) IIS
6 10 (31.25%) PKI
6 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 10 (31.25%) Windows 8
7 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (28.13%) ITIL
8 8 (25.00%) HP
8 8 (25.00%) Citrix
8 8 (25.00%) Serena
8 8 (25.00%) Asset Management
8 8 (25.00%) ITIL V2
8 8 (25.00%) HP UCMDB
8 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (21.88%) StarTeam

WMI
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (31.25%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) DNS
2 10 (31.25%) Internet
2 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) StarTeam
2 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Support Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) SCCM Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Escalation Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Field Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Configuration Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.13%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) IT Technician
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Product Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) DCOM
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) PKI
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
2 10 (31.25%) Windows 8
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
2 9 (28.13%) ITIL
3 8 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 8 (25.00%) ITIL V2
4 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
4 7 (21.88%) PRINCE
4 7 (21.88%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) Time Management
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (3.13%) Service Management
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) VBScript
2 13 (40.63%) PowerShell
3 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) MCTS
5 1 (3.13%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) Terminal Services
3 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) SCCM
1 12 (37.50%) SCOM
2 8 (25.00%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) HP
2 8 (25.00%) Citrix
2 8 (25.00%) Serena
3 7 (21.88%) Borland
4 1 (3.13%) Fujitsu