The first table below looks at the demand for WMI skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WMI over the 3 months to 23 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 England 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 544 507 526
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +19
Contract jobs citing WMI 27 14 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.032% 0.074%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.72% 0.48% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 23
Average daily rate £415 £435 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% +33.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £431 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £326
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +45.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3759 2899 3494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.34% 6.63% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2194 1682 1883
Average daily rate £395 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 158 143
Average hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.80 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+23.75% +8.10%
WMI
UK

WMI
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WMI Jobs Demand Trend in England

WMI
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WMI Daily Rate Trend in England

WMI
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WMI across the England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

WMI Daily Rate Histogram in England

WMI
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WMI Hourly Rate Trend in England

WMI
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WMI within the England region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +1 19 £425 - 2
London -21 5 £395 -9.19% 1
South West -16 1 £475 -
East of England - 1 £309 -
WMI
UK

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 21 (48.84%) SQL
3 16 (37.21%) Citrix
4 15 (34.88%) Windows 7
5 14 (32.56%) ITIL
6 13 (30.23%) Terminal Services
6 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
7 12 (27.91%) Windows 8
8 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
8 11 (25.58%) DNS
8 11 (25.58%) SCOM
9 9 (20.93%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (20.93%) SCCM
9 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
9 9 (20.93%) Asset Management
9 9 (20.93%) DHCP
9 9 (20.93%) VBScript
10 8 (18.60%) Service Management
11 7 (16.28%) HP
11 7 (16.28%) MOM
11 7 (16.28%) VMware
11 7 (16.28%) Customer Engagement
11 7 (16.28%) HP UCMDB
12 6 (13.95%) SCSM
12 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
12 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (13.95%) ITIL V2
12 6 (13.95%) Serena
12 6 (13.95%) StarTeam

WMI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.30%) IIS
3 3 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.98%) Lync
4 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) DNS
2 9 (20.93%) DHCP
3 5 (11.63%) Internet
4 4 (9.30%) SNMP
5 3 (6.98%) Firewall
5 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.98%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) StarTeam
2 3 (6.98%) InstallShield
3 2 (4.65%) LoadUI
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
3 2 (4.65%) Bugzilla
3 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.65%) Hudson
3 2 (4.65%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (4.65%) Ant
3 2 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
1 5 (11.63%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Support Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Windows Support Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Escalation Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Configuration Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.33%) Field Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) XML
1 3 (6.98%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.65%) JSON
2 2 (4.65%) REST
2 2 (4.65%) WSDL
2 2 (4.65%) XSD
2 2 (4.65%) XSLT
2 2 (4.65%) DCOM
2 2 (4.65%) SOAP
2 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) PKI
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) Clustering
4 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) Statistics
5 1 (2.33%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Windows 7
3 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (27.91%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.98%) Linux
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 9 (20.93%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (20.93%) Asset Management
3 8 (18.60%) Service Management
4 7 (16.28%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (13.95%) ITIL V2
5 6 (13.95%) PRINCE
5 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
5 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.95%) Project Management
5 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.98%) Investment Management
6 3 (6.98%) Fund Management
6 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.65%) Software Distribution
7 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Time Management
7 2 (4.65%) SOA
8 1 (2.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) SQL
2 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
2 9 (20.93%) VBScript
3 2 (4.65%) Ruby
3 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.65%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) C++
3 2 (4.65%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
1 6 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (11.63%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCP
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
5 1 (2.33%) MCTS
5 1 (2.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Terminal Services
2 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.63%) XenApp
5 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.98%) vSphere
7 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) SCOM
2 9 (20.93%) SCCM
3 7 (16.28%) MOM
3 7 (16.28%) HP UCMDB
4 6 (13.95%) SCSM
5 2 (4.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Citrix
2 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.28%) HP
3 7 (16.28%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) Serena
4 6 (13.95%) Borland
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco
5 3 (6.98%) Splunk
5 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.33%) NetApp
6 1 (2.33%) McAfee
6 1 (2.33%) AppSense
6 1 (2.33%) Fujitsu
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