The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 533 530 501
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -29
Contract jobs citing WMI 31 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.035% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.81% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 7
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£400 £333 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

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

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3822 3343 2630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.02% 7.31% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2292 1892 1502
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 154 179
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
South East -20 15 £400 +17.64% 3
North West -11 5 - -
London -15 5 £301 -19.80% 3
East Midlands - 3 £340 -
West Midlands - - - -
WMI
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WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (75.56%) SQL
2 33 (73.33%) Windows
3 29 (64.44%) Microsoft
4 23 (51.11%) PowerShell
5 18 (40.00%) DNS
5 18 (40.00%) VBScript
6 17 (37.78%) SCOM
7 16 (35.56%) XML
7 16 (35.56%) DHCP
7 16 (35.56%) Performance Monitoring
8 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 14 (31.11%) ITIL
10 11 (24.44%) Service Management
10 11 (24.44%) SCSM
11 10 (22.22%) MCSE
11 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (20.00%) HP
12 9 (20.00%) Clustering
12 9 (20.00%) Degree
13 8 (17.78%) MCTS
13 8 (17.78%) MCITP
13 8 (17.78%) MOM
13 8 (17.78%) C#
13 8 (17.78%) Customer Engagement
14 7 (15.56%) .NET
14 7 (15.56%) IIS
14 7 (15.56%) Linux
14 7 (15.56%) Time Management
15 6 (13.33%) SCCM
15 6 (13.33%) Migration

WMI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (15.56%) IIS
2 5 (11.11%) CMS
3 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) DNS
2 16 (35.56%) DHCP
3 5 (11.11%) SNMP
4 4 (8.89%) HTTP
5 3 (6.67%) Internet
6 2 (4.44%) Firewall
6 2 (4.44%) FCoE
6 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) StarTeam
2 4 (8.89%) Fiddler
2 4 (8.89%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (4.44%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.22%) MSI
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Consultant
2 8 (17.78%) Field Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Operations Manager
3 7 (15.56%) Systems Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Configuration Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Configuration Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) XML
2 7 (15.56%) .NET
3 4 (8.89%) XHTML
3 4 (8.89%) HTML
3 4 (8.89%) Web Services
3 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
3 4 (8.89%) WCF
3 4 (8.89%) REST
4 3 (6.67%) Application Packaging
5 2 (4.44%) WPF
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.44%) DCOM
5 2 (4.44%) SOAP
6 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Clustering
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) New Media
4 2 (4.44%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.44%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) Statistics
5 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
5 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 33 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.67%) FreeBSD
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) UNIX
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.22%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Performance Monitoring
2 14 (31.11%) ITIL
3 11 (24.44%) Service Management
4 8 (17.78%) Customer Engagement
5 7 (15.56%) Time Management
6 6 (13.33%) Migration
7 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.11%) ITIL V2
7 5 (11.11%) Change Control
7 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
10 2 (4.44%) Validation
10 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
10 2 (4.44%) SOA
10 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
10 2 (4.44%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) SQL
2 23 (51.11%) PowerShell
3 18 (40.00%) VBScript
4 8 (17.78%) C#
5 6 (13.33%) C
6 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.44%) VB
8 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.22%) VBA
8 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) MCSE
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.00%) Degree
3 8 (17.78%) MCTS
3 8 (17.78%) MCITP
4 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.22%) MCSA
6 1 (2.22%) CCNA
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (37.78%) SCOM
2 11 (24.44%) SCSM
3 8 (17.78%) MOM
4 6 (13.33%) SCCM
5 5 (11.11%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (4.44%) SCDPM
6 2 (4.44%) SCOrch
6 2 (4.44%) Sysprep
6 2 (4.44%) PureDisk
6 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (64.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Borland
4 3 (6.67%) Dell
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco
5 2 (4.44%) McAfee
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.44%) Lotus
6 1 (2.22%) Leostream
6 1 (2.22%) F5
6 1 (2.22%) Serena
6 1 (2.22%) BT
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix