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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 406 393 380
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Contract jobs citing WMI 16 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.073% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.89% 0.94% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 25
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £363 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £413 £475
% change year-on-year
-14.77% -13.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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 London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1794 1814 1535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.66% 7.80% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1219 1188 1018
Average daily rate £438 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £261 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 40
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.60 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £33.20 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -15.55%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 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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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
Bromley - 5 £245 -
City of London -2 1 £550 +29.41% 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
WMI
England

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) PowerShell
3 13 (54.17%) MS Office
4 10 (41.67%) Linux
4 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 9 (37.50%) Windows
5 9 (37.50%) Change Control
6 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 8 (33.33%) Time Management
6 8 (33.33%) Business Continuity
6 8 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (33.33%) VBScript
6 8 (33.33%) FreeBSD
6 8 (33.33%) SNMP
6 8 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 8 (33.33%) SLA
7 7 (29.17%) HTTP
7 7 (29.17%) C#
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (25.00%) Finance
8 6 (25.00%) VMware
8 6 (25.00%) SCCM
8 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 5 (20.83%) Regular Expression
9 5 (20.83%) API Integration
9 5 (20.83%) NHS
9 5 (20.83%) MSI
9 5 (20.83%) .NET

WMI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Office
2 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) Acrobat
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) SNMP
2 7 (29.17%) HTTP
3 3 (12.50%) DHCP
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 8 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MSI
2 2 (8.33%) InstallShield
2 2 (8.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Applications Packager
3 2 (8.33%) Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) Regular Expression
2 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
2 1 (4.17%) CMDB
2 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) FreeBSD
4 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Change Control
2 8 (33.33%) Time Management
2 8 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 5 (20.83%) API Integration
4 4 (16.67%) DevOps
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Data Management
5 2 (8.33%) ITSM
5 2 (8.33%) Master Data Management
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Security Patching
6 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Validation
6 1 (4.17%) Network Management
6 1 (4.17%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 8 (33.33%) VBScript
3 7 (29.17%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) MCSE
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MOS
3 1 (4.17%) MCDST
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) XenServer
4 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (12.50%) BladeLogic
2 3 (12.50%) BMC Marimba
3 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) BMC
3 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.17%) Splunk
4 1 (4.17%) McAfee
4 1 (4.17%) AppSense
4 1 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Dell