The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 407 382 398
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Contract jobs citing WMI 5 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.032% 0.089%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.31% 0.51% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 15
Average daily rate £395 £435 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.19% +33.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £428 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £586 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £326
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +45.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1616 1365 1607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.68% 6.32% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 951 971
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 46
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.05 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
WMI
England

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
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 18 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London - - - - 1
WMI
England

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) SCCM
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (60.00%) VBScript
3 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) XenApp
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (40.00%) Investment Management
5 4 (40.00%) Application Packaging
5 4 (40.00%) Fund Management
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (40.00%) Banking
5 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (40.00%) PKI
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (40.00%) InstallShield
5 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (40.00%) Lync

WMI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (40.00%) Lync
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (30.00%) SNMP
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (40.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (40.00%) Investment Management
2 4 (40.00%) Fund Management
2 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Software Distribution
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (60.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) XenApp
4 3 (30.00%) vSphere
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Splunk
4 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) AppSense