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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 115 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing WMI 8 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.62% -
As % of the Systems Management category 4.37% 5.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 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 £19.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.76% -48.53%
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
183 270 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.46% 10.47% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 101 109
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 9
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £37.50 £20.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 6 £363 +119.69%
WMI
South East

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 (82.76%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) SQL
3 13 (44.83%) VBScript
3 13 (44.83%) DNS
3 13 (44.83%) PowerShell
4 12 (41.38%) SCCM
4 12 (41.38%) SCOM
4 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
5 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
5 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
5 11 (37.93%) DCOM
6 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
6 10 (34.48%) IIS
6 10 (34.48%) Terminal Services
6 10 (34.48%) Internet
6 10 (34.48%) PKI
6 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
6 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
6 10 (34.48%) Windows 8
7 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
8 8 (27.59%) Citrix
9 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
10 6 (20.69%) ITIL
11 5 (17.24%) HP
11 5 (17.24%) Serena
11 5 (17.24%) Software Licensing
11 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
11 5 (17.24%) ITIL V2
11 5 (17.24%) HP UCMDB

WMI
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (34.48%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) DNS
2 10 (34.48%) Internet
2 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) StarTeam
2 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Support Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) SCCM Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Support Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Escalation Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Field Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) IT Technician
5 1 (3.45%) Product Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) DCOM
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) PKI
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
2 10 (34.48%) Windows 8
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Software Licensing
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL V2
3 5 (17.24%) Asset Management
4 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) PRINCE
4 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.34%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.45%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Service Management
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) VBScript
2 13 (44.83%) PowerShell
3 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCTS
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) Terminal Services
3 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) SCCM
1 12 (41.38%) SCOM
2 5 (17.24%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Citrix
3 5 (17.24%) HP
3 5 (17.24%) Serena
4 4 (13.79%) Borland