The table below looks at the statistics for WMI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WMI over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 134 128 110
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing WMI 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.072% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.06% 0.90% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£352 £403 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £403 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £403 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £363 £359
% change year-on-year
-5.99% +1.04%
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 Scotland region.

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
196 223 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.14% 8.08% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 129 78
Average daily rate £325 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £206 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £15.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +73.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £21.00 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £27.50 £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

WMI
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

WMI Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WMI
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

WMI Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

WMI
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WMI within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Renfrewshire +12 5 £352 -12.76%
WMI
UK

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (100.00%) HP
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (83.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (66.67%) REXX
4 8 (66.67%) Tcl
5 7 (58.33%) MSI
5 7 (58.33%) C#
5 7 (58.33%) XML
5 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
6 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (50.00%) WinForms
6 6 (50.00%) WPF
6 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (50.00%) Performance Management
6 6 (50.00%) XSD
6 6 (50.00%) VBScript
6 6 (50.00%) Change Management
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) VMware
7 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) Software Distribution
8 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL
9 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 2 (16.67%) SQL
9 2 (16.67%) Management Information System

WMI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MSI
2 2 (16.67%) StarTeam
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
3 1 (8.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Development Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) XSD
2 6 (50.00%) WinForms
2 6 (50.00%) WPF
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
1 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Change Management
1 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Software Distribution
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) REXX
1 8 (66.67%) Tcl
2 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (58.33%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) VBScript
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Serena
3 2 (16.67%) Borland
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) CA