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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 587 553 537
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -16
Contract jobs citing WMI 22 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.053% 0.034%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.50% 0.69% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 7
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£421 £415 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% -4.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
4369 4225 3374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.81% 7.74% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2688 2443 1940
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 160 164
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.63 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%

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 5 May 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 17 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 5 May 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 -36 17 £425 +2.40% 5
London +21 12 £425 +13.33% 3
Scotland - 5 £385 -
South East -41 4 £425 - 2
Southampton - 2 £425 -
Bromley - 2 £245 -
Erskine - 2 £421 -
Glasgow - 2 £350 -
Hampshire - 2 £425 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £421 -
South West +5 1 - -
Reading -14 1 - -
Berkshire -23 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £175 - 1
Surrey - 1 £175 - 2
Wiltshire - 1 - -

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 47 (70.15%) Windows
2 41 (61.19%) Microsoft
3 34 (50.75%) PowerShell
4 33 (49.25%) SQL
5 24 (35.82%) VBScript
5 24 (35.82%) Active Directory
6 22 (32.84%) ITIL
7 20 (29.85%) DHCP
7 20 (29.85%) DNS
8 17 (25.37%) HP
8 17 (25.37%) XML
8 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
8 17 (25.37%) Performance Monitoring
9 16 (23.88%) SC Cleared
10 15 (22.39%) SCOM
10 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (17.91%) Linux
11 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (17.91%) Service Management
12 11 (16.42%) Clustering
12 11 (16.42%) MS Office
12 11 (16.42%) C#
12 11 (16.42%) SCSM
13 10 (14.93%) Windows 7
13 10 (14.93%) Time Management
13 10 (14.93%) MCSE
13 10 (14.93%) SNMP
14 9 (13.43%) .NET
14 9 (13.43%) IIS

WMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 9 (13.43%) IIS
2 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.97%) CMS
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.99%) Lync
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.99%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Office
2 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.48%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.85%) DHCP
1 20 (29.85%) DNS
2 10 (14.93%) SNMP
3 6 (8.96%) HTTP
4 5 (7.46%) Firewall
5 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.97%) SAN
6 2 (2.99%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.99%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.99%) FCoE
6 2 (2.99%) NAS
6 2 (2.99%) LAN
6 2 (2.99%) WAN
6 2 (2.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
2 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MSI
2 6 (8.96%) StarTeam
3 4 (5.97%) Fiddler
3 4 (5.97%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.48%) InstallShield
4 3 (4.48%) AdminStudio
5 2 (2.99%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.49%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (1.49%) MSBuild
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Law
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Consultant
2 8 (11.94%) Field Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Systems Manager
3 7 (10.45%) Operations Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Applications Packager
5 4 (5.97%) Administrator
5 4 (5.97%) Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Exchange Consultant
7 2 (2.99%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.49%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) XML
2 9 (13.43%) .NET
3 7 (10.45%) Application Packaging
4 5 (7.46%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.97%) WCF
5 4 (5.97%) REST
5 4 (5.97%) HTML
5 4 (5.97%) XHTML
5 4 (5.97%) Web Services
6 2 (2.99%) WPF
6 2 (2.99%) Regular Expression
6 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.99%) SOAP
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.49%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Clustering
2 9 (13.43%) Private Cloud
3 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.48%) NHS
4 3 (4.48%) New Media
5 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.49%) CMDB
6 1 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 47 (70.15%) Windows
2 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (17.91%) Linux
3 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.93%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.46%) FreeBSD
7 3 (4.48%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.99%) UNIX
9 1 (1.49%) Windows CE
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) ITIL
2 17 (25.37%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (17.91%) Service Management
4 10 (14.93%) Time Management
5 8 (11.94%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.45%) Change Control
7 6 (8.96%) ITIL V2
7 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.46%) Business Continuity
8 5 (7.46%) Software Distribution
8 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.97%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.97%) Migration
9 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.97%) Project Management
10 3 (4.48%) PRINCE
10 3 (4.48%) ITSM
10 3 (4.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) PowerShell
2 33 (49.25%) SQL
3 24 (35.82%) VBScript
4 11 (16.42%) C#
5 5 (7.46%) C
6 4 (5.97%) VB
7 2 (2.99%) Tcl
7 2 (2.99%) REXX
7 2 (2.99%) Perl
8 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.49%) Java
8 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.49%) VBA
8 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
2 16 (23.88%) SC Cleared
3 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (14.93%) MCSE
5 9 (13.43%) Degree
6 8 (11.94%) MCTS
6 8 (11.94%) MCITP
7 4 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.48%) MCSA
9 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.49%) MCP
10 1 (1.49%) CCNA
10 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (35.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.99%) vSphere
5 2 (2.99%) DFS Replication
5 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.49%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.49%) NFS
6 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) SCOM
2 11 (16.42%) SCSM
3 8 (11.94%) SCCM
3 8 (11.94%) MOM
4 6 (8.96%) HP UCMDB
4 6 (8.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (4.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (4.48%) BMC Marimba
5 3 (4.48%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.99%) PureDisk
6 2 (2.99%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.99%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.99%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (61.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.37%) HP
3 9 (13.43%) VMware
4 6 (8.96%) Citrix
5 5 (7.46%) Borland
6 4 (5.97%) Oracle
7 3 (4.48%) Serena
7 3 (4.48%) BMC
7 3 (4.48%) IBM
7 3 (4.48%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.99%) Cisco
8 2 (2.99%) Lotus
8 2 (2.99%) Dell
8 2 (2.99%) Remedy
8 2 (2.99%) McAfee
9 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.49%) Symantec
9 1 (1.49%) BT
9 1 (1.49%) CA
9 1 (1.49%) Leostream
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