The table below looks at the statistics for WMI skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WMI over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 184 - 191
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WMI 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.040% - 0.052%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.54% - 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£425 - £345
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 - £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 - £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £319 £475
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -32.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
370 404 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.46% 6.76% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 276 209
Average daily rate £450 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.40 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.76 £23.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

WMI
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

WMI Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WMI
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

WMI Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 8 (100.00%) VBScript
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) SCOrch
2 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) VB
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 3 (37.50%) Altiris
3 3 (37.50%) Use Case
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) BT
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Windows CE
5 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint

WMI
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows CE
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Time Management
1 3 (37.50%) Use Case
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) VBScript
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) VB
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) C
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCOrch
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Altiris
3 1 (12.50%) BT
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) Leostream
3 1 (12.50%) F5