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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 557 524 563
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +39
Contract jobs citing WMI 27 30 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.063% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.65% 0.88% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 1
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£369 £165 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.48% -54.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £165 £363
% change year-on-year
+119.69% -54.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £19.30 -
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -
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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 England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4128 3426 3396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.82% 7.22% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2477 2059 1817
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £312
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +11.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 155 177
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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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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
London +21 17 £375 -16.66% 1
South East -17 8 £363 +119.69%
Yorkshire - - - -
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WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 51 (75.00%) Windows
2 36 (52.94%) PowerShell
3 32 (47.06%) VBScript
4 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
5 30 (44.12%) SQL
5 30 (44.12%) SCCM
6 23 (33.82%) Windows 7
6 23 (33.82%) VB
7 21 (30.88%) Active Directory
8 18 (26.47%) Citrix
8 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
9 17 (25.00%) DCOM
10 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
11 15 (22.06%) DNS
11 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (20.59%) SCOM
12 14 (20.59%) Middleware
12 14 (20.59%) IIS
13 12 (17.65%) T-SQL
14 11 (16.18%) Internet
14 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
14 11 (16.18%) Banking
15 10 (14.71%) PKI
15 10 (14.71%) C#
16 9 (13.24%) ITIL
16 9 (13.24%) Migration
17 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
17 8 (11.76%) VMware
17 8 (11.76%) VMware ESX
17 8 (11.76%) .NET

WMI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 14 (20.59%) IIS
2 7 (10.29%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) DNS
2 11 (16.18%) Internet
2 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.88%) LAN
4 3 (4.41%) DHCP
4 3 (4.41%) SNMP
5 2 (2.94%) SSH
6 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.47%) NUnit
2 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.47%) MSI
2 1 (1.47%) InstallShield
General
1 11 (16.18%) Banking
2 7 (10.29%) Front Office
3 3 (4.41%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (16.18%) Developer
2 10 (14.71%) Consultant
2 10 (14.71%) SCCM Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Field Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) BizTalk Developer
6 5 (7.35%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Support Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Escalation Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Desktop Team Leader
8 3 (4.41%) SCCM Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Python/Django Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.00%) DCOM
2 14 (20.59%) Middleware
3 8 (11.76%) .NET
4 5 (7.35%) Application Packaging
5 4 (5.88%) WCF
6 3 (4.41%) Django
6 3 (4.41%) XML
7 2 (2.94%) Web Services
7 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.47%) WPF
8 1 (1.47%) REST
8 1 (1.47%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.47%) CSS
8 1 (1.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) PKI
2 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.94%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 51 (75.00%) Windows
2 23 (33.82%) Windows 7
3 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.35%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.88%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.94%) Linux
7 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.47%) openSUSE
8 1 (1.47%) SUSE
8 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.24%) ITIL
1 9 (13.24%) Migration
2 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 8 (11.76%) Capacity Management
3 7 (10.29%) Time Management
4 5 (7.35%) Software Distribution
5 4 (5.88%) Change Management
5 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.88%) Use Case
6 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.41%) ITIL V2
6 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.41%) Software Licensing
6 3 (4.41%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.41%) SOA
7 2 (2.94%) PRINCE
7 2 (2.94%) Project Management
7 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 32 (47.06%) VBScript
3 30 (44.12%) SQL
4 23 (33.82%) VB
5 12 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 10 (14.71%) C#
7 4 (5.88%) Python
8 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.47%) Winbatch
9 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) Degree
3 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (30.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.76%) VMware ESX
3 5 (7.35%) Terminal Services
4 4 (5.88%) Firmware
4 4 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (5.88%) XenApp
5 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.47%) vSphere
6 1 (1.47%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 30 (44.12%) SCCM
2 14 (20.59%) SCOM
3 7 (10.29%) BladeLogic
4 5 (7.35%) HP UCMDB
5 4 (5.88%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.94%) Sysprep
7 1 (1.47%) WSUS
7 1 (1.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.47%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (1.47%) MOM
7 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.47%) Citrix
3 8 (11.76%) VMware
4 7 (10.29%) HP
5 5 (7.35%) Altiris
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle
7 3 (4.41%) Serena
8 2 (2.94%) Dell
8 2 (2.94%) Borland
8 2 (2.94%) Remedy
8 2 (2.94%) McAfee
9 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.47%) AppSense
9 1 (1.47%) Symantec