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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 543 516 525
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +9
Contract jobs citing WMI 23 13 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.030% 0.068%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.60% 0.45% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 23
Average daily rate £400 £455 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £430 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £563 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £475 £326
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +45.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3838 2901 3460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.33% 6.61% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2240 1698 1876
Average daily rate £395 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
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 155 154 146
Average hourly rate £22.75 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
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 16 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 16 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 - 14 £413 - 4
London -39 5 £395 -9.19% 2
South West -15 1 £475 - 2
East of England - 1 £309 -
WMI
UK

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 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 32 (80.00%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) SQL
3 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 14 (35.00%) ITIL
5 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
6 12 (30.00%) Citrix
6 12 (30.00%) DNS
6 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
7 11 (27.50%) SCCM
7 11 (27.50%) SCOM
7 11 (27.50%) VBScript
8 10 (25.00%) DHCP
8 10 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (22.50%) Service Management
9 9 (22.50%) Asset Management
9 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
10 8 (20.00%) Windows 8
10 8 (20.00%) VMware
10 8 (20.00%) Terminal Services
10 8 (20.00%) MOM
11 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (15.00%) XenApp
12 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (15.00%) Finance
12 6 (15.00%) Banking
12 6 (15.00%) PKI
12 6 (15.00%) HP

WMI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.00%) IIS
2 4 (10.00%) Lync
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) DNS
2 10 (25.00%) DHCP
3 5 (12.50%) Internet
4 4 (10.00%) Firewall
4 4 (10.00%) SNMP
5 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.50%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.50%) SSH
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) StarTeam
2 4 (10.00%) InstallShield
3 2 (5.00%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.00%) Hudson
3 2 (5.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) Ant
3 2 (5.00%) LoadUI
4 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
1 6 (15.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
1 9 (22.50%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.00%) Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (7.50%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) REST
3 2 (5.00%) JSON
3 2 (5.00%) WSDL
3 2 (5.00%) XSD
3 2 (5.00%) XSLT
3 2 (5.00%) DCOM
3 2 (5.00%) SOAP
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) PKI
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.50%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.50%) Linux
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (22.50%) Service Management
3 9 (22.50%) Asset Management
4 8 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
5 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 5 (12.50%) PRINCE
6 5 (12.50%) Project Management
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL V2
7 4 (10.00%) Fund Management
7 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (10.00%) Investment Management
8 3 (7.50%) Software Distribution
8 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Migration
9 2 (5.00%) SOA
10 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
2 11 (27.50%) VBScript
3 2 (5.00%) Ruby
3 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) C++
3 2 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCP
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) MCTS
4 1 (2.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (15.00%) XenApp
5 3 (7.50%) vSphere
6 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) SCCM
1 11 (27.50%) SCOM
2 8 (20.00%) MOM
3 6 (15.00%) SCSM
3 6 (15.00%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) Citrix
3 8 (20.00%) VMware
4 6 (15.00%) HP
5 5 (12.50%) Borland
5 5 (12.50%) Serena
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco
7 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.50%) Splunk
8 1 (2.50%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) McAfee
8 1 (2.50%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.50%) AppSense
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