The table below looks at the statistics for WMI skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WMI over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 395 407 413
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing WMI 29 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.055% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.53% 0.83% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 0
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£450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £165 £363
% change year-on-year
+119.69% -54.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-41.25% +6.66%
WMI
England

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

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1901 1679 1752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.94% 6.62% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1225 1123 1065
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 47
Average hourly rate £18.46 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.95% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £15.77 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £69.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.67% +6.57%

WMI
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WMI Jobs Demand Trend in London

WMI
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WMI Daily Rate Trend in London

WMI
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WMI across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

WMI Daily Rate Histogram in London

WMI
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

WMI Hourly Rate Trend in London

WMI
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WMI within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 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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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
City of London +33 11 £400 -
New Malden - - - -
WMI
England

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) PowerShell
3 20 (54.05%) VB
4 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
5 18 (48.65%) VBScript
6 15 (40.54%) SQL
7 14 (37.84%) Citrix
7 14 (37.84%) Middleware
8 13 (35.14%) SCCM
8 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
9 11 (29.73%) Banking
9 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
10 10 (27.03%) C#
10 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
10 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (24.32%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (21.62%) .NET
12 8 (21.62%) VMware
12 8 (21.62%) VMware ESX
12 8 (21.62%) Capacity Management
13 7 (18.92%) Front Office
13 7 (18.92%) BladeLogic
13 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
13 7 (18.92%) ITIL
13 7 (18.92%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (16.22%) Migration
15 5 (13.51%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (13.51%) Altiris

WMI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (18.92%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.81%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) HTTP
4 1 (2.70%) SNMP
4 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.70%) NUnit
1 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (29.73%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Front Office
3 3 (8.11%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Desktop Team Leader
5 3 (8.11%) Python Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Python/Django Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Django Developer
6 2 (5.41%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Python Programmer
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) Middleware
2 8 (21.62%) .NET
3 4 (10.81%) WCF
4 3 (8.11%) Django
4 3 (8.11%) XML
5 2 (5.41%) Web Services
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.41%) DCOM
6 1 (2.70%) CSS
6 1 (2.70%) HTML
6 1 (2.70%) WPF
6 1 (2.70%) REST
6 1 (2.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (5.41%) Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.70%) SUSE
7 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.70%) openSUSE
7 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (21.62%) Capacity Management
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL
4 6 (16.22%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Time Management
5 4 (10.81%) Use Case
5 4 (10.81%) Change Management
6 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.11%) SOA
7 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.70%) Release Management
8 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.70%) ERP
8 1 (2.70%) Service Management
8 1 (2.70%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) PowerShell
2 20 (54.05%) VB
3 18 (48.65%) VBScript
4 15 (40.54%) SQL
5 10 (27.03%) C#
6 4 (10.81%) Python
7 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.70%) C++
8 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) MCP
2 1 (2.70%) MCSE
2 1 (2.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) VMware ESX
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (13.51%) XenApp
4 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) SCCM
2 7 (18.92%) BladeLogic
3 4 (10.81%) SCOrch
4 3 (8.11%) SCOM
5 2 (5.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.70%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) Citrix
3 8 (21.62%) VMware
4 5 (13.51%) Altiris
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle
6 3 (8.11%) McAfee
7 2 (5.41%) Remedy
7 2 (5.41%) AppSense
8 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.70%) Symantec