The table below looks at the statistics for WMI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WMI over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
UK
Rank 567 622 578
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -44
Contract jobs citing WMI 28 6 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.012% 0.072%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.62% 0.13% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 21
Median daily rate £550 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £238 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £378 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £238 £350
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4538 4619 4607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.00% 8.88% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3037 2913 2728
Median daily rate £463 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 142 154
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £12.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.14% +35.55%

WMI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing WMI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WMI within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 26 £550 +79.59% 2
London +32 22 £550 +45.69% 1
Hampshire - 4 £500 -
South East - 4 £500 - 1
Fareham - 3 - -
Livingston - 1 £250 -
West Lothian - 1 £250 -
Scotland - 1 £250 -

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WMI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WMI.

1 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 26 (68.42%) PowerShell
3 22 (57.89%) C#
3 22 (57.89%) SAN
4 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
5 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 19 (50.00%) Finance
6 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
7 13 (34.21%) HTTP
7 13 (34.21%) Regular Expression
7 13 (34.21%) API Integration
8 12 (31.58%) VMware
9 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (23.68%) NAS
11 9 (23.68%) DNS
11 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
11 9 (23.68%) ITIL
11 9 (23.68%) Firewall
12 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (21.05%) .NET
12 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
12 8 (21.05%) LAN
12 8 (21.05%) WAN
12 8 (21.05%) VMware ESX
13 7 (18.42%) Banking
14 6 (15.79%) Service Management
14 6 (15.79%) Change Management

WMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.26%) CMS
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.89%) GitHub
2 3 (7.89%) IaaS
3 1 (2.63%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 22 (57.89%) SAN
2 13 (34.21%) HTTP
3 9 (23.68%) DNS
3 9 (23.68%) Firewall
3 9 (23.68%) NAS
4 8 (21.05%) LAN
4 8 (21.05%) WAN
5 6 (15.79%) Skype
6 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (5.26%) SNMP
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.63%) IPsec
9 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.63%) RIP
9 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.63%) VLAN
9 1 (2.63%) VPN
9 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.89%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.26%) StarTeam
3 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 6 (15.79%) Back Office
3 6 (15.79%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) PowerShell Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Automation Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) AWS Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Azure Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Deployment Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) Regular Expression
2 8 (21.05%) .NET
3 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
3 5 (13.16%) CSS
3 5 (13.16%) CSS3
3 5 (13.16%) WinForms
4 4 (10.53%) COM+
5 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Clustering
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) User Experience
3 3 (7.89%) Wiki
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) EMC VNX
4 2 (5.26%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) API Integration
2 9 (23.68%) ITIL
3 6 (15.79%) Change Management
3 6 (15.79%) DevOps
3 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (15.79%) Problem Management
3 6 (15.79%) Service Management
4 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) Application Packaging
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.89%) Kanban
5 3 (7.89%) Load Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Microservices
5 3 (7.89%) Open Source
5 3 (7.89%) Use Case
6 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) PowerShell
2 22 (57.89%) C#
3 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) C++
4 4 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (15.79%) MCSE
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) CCENT
3 1 (2.63%) CCNA
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (21.05%) VMware ESX
4 6 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.63%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) NetBackup
1 6 (15.79%) vMotion
2 4 (10.53%) Puppet
3 2 (5.26%) HAProxy
3 2 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (5.26%) WSUS
4 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.63%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (2.63%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) VMware
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) Citrix
3 6 (15.79%) Intel
3 6 (15.79%) Intel Security
4 4 (10.53%) HP
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) Borland
6 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) EMC
6 2 (5.26%) Serena
7 1 (2.63%) Apple
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle
7 1 (2.63%) Progress
7 1 (2.63%) RedGate
7 1 (2.63%) Remedy
London
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago