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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 128 117 113
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing WMI 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.16% 0.093%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.56% 1.98% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
225 202 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.39% 7.93% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 92 80
Average daily rate £325 £360 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £264 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.62 £10.00 £31.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% -68.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +19.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (62.50%) Software Distribution
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) REXX
5 2 (25.00%) Borland
5 2 (25.00%) Tcl
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL V2
5 2 (25.00%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (25.00%) Serena
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) StarTeam
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework

WMI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) StarTeam
2 1 (12.50%) MSI
2 1 (12.50%) InstallShield
2 1 (12.50%) AdminStudio
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Distribution
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V2
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) REXX
1 2 (25.00%) Tcl
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Borland
3 2 (25.00%) Serena
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) CA