The table below looks at the statistics for WMI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WMI over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 527 528 512
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing WMI 44 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.063% 0.042%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.09% 0.87% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 7
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£375 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £213 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £319 £475
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -32.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4043 3565 2975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.07% 7.30% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2454 2048 1610
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 139 209
Average hourly rate £20.03 £18.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £33.78 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

WMI
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WMI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WMI
Daily Rate Trend

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

WMI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WMI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WMI within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

WMI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WMI
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WMI within the UK.

WMI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WMI
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WMI within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 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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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
England +5 38 £394 +31.25% 6
South East -1 19 £400 +17.64% 3
Berkshire +13 15 £438 +56.25% 1
North West +1 6 - -
East Midlands - 6 £325 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £325 -
Nottingham - 5 £325 -
London +16 4 £301 +0.25% 2
Hampshire -19 3 £295 -16.19%
Lancashire - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £425 -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 51 (79.69%) Windows
2 42 (65.63%) SQL
3 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
4 37 (57.81%) PowerShell
5 30 (46.88%) VBScript
6 22 (34.38%) Active Directory
6 22 (34.38%) DNS
7 20 (31.25%) DHCP
8 18 (28.13%) XML
9 17 (26.56%) SCOM
10 16 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 16 (25.00%) HP
11 15 (23.44%) ITIL
11 15 (23.44%) SCCM
11 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (23.44%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (20.31%) C#
13 12 (18.75%) Time Management
14 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
14 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
14 11 (17.19%) SCSM
14 11 (17.19%) Clustering
14 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (15.63%) Citrix
15 10 (15.63%) IIS
15 10 (15.63%) Service Management
16 9 (14.06%) Migration
16 9 (14.06%) Degree
16 9 (14.06%) VB

WMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (15.63%) IIS
2 5 (7.81%) CMS
3 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.13%) Apache
4 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.13%) Lync
4 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Office
2 5 (7.81%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.13%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 22 (34.38%) DNS
2 20 (31.25%) DHCP
3 7 (10.94%) SNMP
4 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.25%) HTTP
5 4 (6.25%) Firewall
6 3 (4.69%) Internet
7 2 (3.13%) LAN
7 2 (3.13%) WAN
7 2 (3.13%) SAN
7 2 (3.13%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.13%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.69%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) StarTeam
2 4 (6.25%) Fiddler
2 4 (6.25%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 4 (6.25%) Banking
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Consultant
2 8 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Operations Manager
3 7 (10.94%) Systems Manager
4 5 (7.81%) Administrator
4 5 (7.81%) Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) SCCM Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) SCCM Consultant
8 1 (1.56%) Configuration Administrator
8 1 (1.56%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) XML
2 6 (9.38%) .NET
3 4 (6.25%) HTML
3 4 (6.25%) Web Services
3 4 (6.25%) XHTML
3 4 (6.25%) Application Packaging
3 4 (6.25%) WCF
3 4 (6.25%) REST
4 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.13%) DCOM
5 2 (3.13%) SOAP
5 2 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Clustering
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) New Media
4 3 (4.69%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.13%) PKI
6 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) NHS
6 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (79.69%) Windows
2 16 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (12.50%) Linux
7 3 (4.69%) FreeBSD
8 2 (3.13%) UNIX
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.56%) Windows CE
9 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) ITIL
1 15 (23.44%) Performance Monitoring
2 12 (18.75%) Time Management
3 10 (15.63%) Service Management
4 9 (14.06%) Migration
5 8 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.81%) ITIL V2
6 5 (7.81%) Use Case
6 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.25%) Change Control
7 4 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.69%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.69%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.69%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.13%) SOA
9 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (65.63%) SQL
2 37 (57.81%) PowerShell
3 30 (46.88%) VBScript
4 13 (20.31%) C#
5 9 (14.06%) VB
6 6 (9.38%) C
7 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.13%) Tcl
7 2 (3.13%) REXX
8 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
1 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.06%) Degree
2 9 (14.06%) MCSE
3 8 (12.50%) MCTS
3 8 (12.50%) MCITP
4 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.13%) MCSA
5 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (7.81%) XenApp
4 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.13%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.13%) DFS Replication
5 2 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (26.56%) SCOM
2 15 (23.44%) SCCM
3 11 (17.19%) SCSM
4 8 (12.50%) MOM
5 6 (9.38%) SCOrch
6 5 (7.81%) HP UCMDB
7 4 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (4.69%) Sysprep
9 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
9 2 (3.13%) SCDPM
9 2 (3.13%) PureDisk
10 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.00%) HP
3 10 (15.63%) Citrix
4 6 (9.38%) VMware
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle
5 4 (6.25%) Dell
5 4 (6.25%) Borland
5 4 (6.25%) Altiris
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco
6 2 (3.13%) IBM
6 2 (3.13%) Remedy
6 2 (3.13%) Lotus
6 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.56%) F5
7 1 (1.56%) Leostream
7 1 (1.56%) BT
7 1 (1.56%) Serena
7 1 (1.56%) McAfee
7 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
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