The table below looks at the statistics for WMI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WMI over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 238 223 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing WMI 8 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.24% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.97% 2.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £165 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+119.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £165 £363
% change year-on-year
+119.69% -54.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £19.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.76% -48.53%
WMI
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
821 899 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.97% 10.26% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 473 314
Average daily rate £365 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.44% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 45 45
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £13.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £31.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +27.02%

WMI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WMI Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WMI
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WMI Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WMI
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WMI across the South East region.

WMI Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WMI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WMI within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +2 8 £363 +119.69%
Buckinghamshire - - - -
WMI
England

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) VBScript
4 13 (43.33%) DNS
4 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (43.33%) SCCM
4 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
5 12 (40.00%) SCOM
5 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
6 11 (36.67%) DCOM
6 11 (36.67%) Internet
7 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 10 (33.33%) Terminal Services
7 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 10 (33.33%) IIS
7 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 10 (33.33%) PKI
7 10 (33.33%) Windows 8
8 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (26.67%) Citrix
9 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
10 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
11 6 (20.00%) ITIL
12 5 (16.67%) HP
12 5 (16.67%) Serena
12 5 (16.67%) Asset Management
12 5 (16.67%) ITIL V2
12 5 (16.67%) Software Licensing
12 5 (16.67%) HP UCMDB

WMI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) DNS
2 11 (36.67%) Internet
3 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) StarTeam
2 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.33%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Support Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Support Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Field Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Escalation Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) IT Technician
5 1 (3.33%) Product Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) DCOM
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) PKI
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 10 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL V2
3 5 (16.67%) Software Licensing
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) PRINCE
4 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.00%) Time Management
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.33%) Migration
7 1 (3.33%) Service Management
7 1 (3.33%) Software Distribution
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) VBScript
3 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
4 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCTS
3 1 (3.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) SCCM
2 12 (40.00%) SCOM
3 5 (16.67%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
4 1 (3.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Citrix
3 5 (16.67%) HP
3 5 (16.67%) Serena
4 4 (13.33%) Borland