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 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 190 226 -
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -
Contract jobs citing WMI 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.014% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.80% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £165 £363
% change year-on-year
+119.69% -54.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £19.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.76% -48.53%
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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
500 415 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.49% 5.76% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 295 335
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 12
Average hourly rate £15.75 £24.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £19.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £33.50 £37.40
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WMI across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WMI Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) VBScript
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) VB
5 5 (41.67%) SCCM
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (25.00%) Altiris
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) Time Management
8 2 (16.67%) SCOrch
8 2 (16.67%) XenApp
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (16.67%) Use Case
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) Citrix
9 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (8.33%) Middleware
9 1 (8.33%) Remedy
9 1 (8.33%) McAfee
9 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 1 (8.33%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) DCOM
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) WCF
1 1 (8.33%) WPF
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Use Case
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (58.33%) VBScript
3 5 (41.67%) VB
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) C#
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOrch
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Altiris
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds