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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 404 383 398
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Contract jobs citing WMI 5 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.036% 0.097%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.31% 0.58% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 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 £429 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £564 £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
1614 1369 1609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.69% 6.23% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 947 967
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.40 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+23.75% +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 23 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 23 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) SCCM
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (55.56%) VBScript
3 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) XenApp
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 3 (33.33%) PKI
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) vSphere
5 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 3 (33.33%) Lync
5 3 (33.33%) Fund Management
5 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco

WMI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (33.33%) Lync
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 3 (33.33%) SNMP
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) PKI
3 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
3 2 (22.22%) Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) Statistics
4 1 (11.11%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 3 (33.33%) Fund Management
2 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Software Distribution
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (55.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) XenApp
4 3 (33.33%) vSphere
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Splunk
4 1 (11.11%) AppSense
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp