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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 646 642 605
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -37
Contract jobs citing WMI 9 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.021% 0.057%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.16% 0.25% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 15
Median daily rate £381 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate - £338 £363
% change year-on-year
- -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £23.50

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
5763 4756 4904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.74% 8.31% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3638 2925 2907
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 178 188
Median hourly rate £26.50 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.24% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.67 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.00 £46.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%

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
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 6 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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +11 9 £381 -1.61% 2
London -5 8 £381 -1.61%
Canary Wharf - 3 £325 -
South East +17 1 - - 1
Havant - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 24 (68.57%) Windows
1 24 (68.57%) PowerShell
2 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
4 15 (42.86%) ITIL
4 15 (42.86%) SQL
5 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
5 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (28.57%) Citrix
6 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 10 (28.57%) DNS
6 10 (28.57%) Finance
6 10 (28.57%) Clustering
6 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 9 (25.71%) iManage
7 9 (25.71%) MS Office
7 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
7 9 (25.71%) Service Management
8 8 (22.86%) VBScript
8 8 (22.86%) MCP
8 8 (22.86%) MCSE
8 8 (22.86%) MCSA
9 7 (20.00%) SCCM
10 6 (17.14%) SCOM
10 6 (17.14%) Firewall
10 6 (17.14%) VMware
10 6 (17.14%) IIS
10 6 (17.14%) DHCP
11 5 (14.29%) Cisco
11 5 (14.29%) Document 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 6 (17.14%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (25.71%) MS Office
3 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) DNS
2 6 (17.14%) DHCP
2 6 (17.14%) Firewall
3 4 (11.43%) SAN
4 3 (8.57%) Internet
4 3 (8.57%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (8.57%) Skype
4 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.71%) LAN
5 2 (5.71%) LDAP
5 2 (5.71%) SNMP
5 2 (5.71%) WAN
6 1 (2.86%) ADSL
6 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.86%) MPLS
6 1 (2.86%) OSPF
6 1 (2.86%) RIP
6 1 (2.86%) VoIP
6 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQLPlus
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle ODI
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Law
2 5 (14.29%) Legal
3 4 (11.43%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Back Office
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Applications Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Field Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Applications Support
4 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce Team Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Deployment Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Operations Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) DCOM
2 3 (8.57%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Clustering
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) EMC VNX
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.57%) PKI
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) AS400
4 1 (2.86%) iSeries
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.43%) VMS
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Service Management
3 5 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (14.29%) Document Management
3 5 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (11.43%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (8.57%) CRM
5 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Logistics
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.57%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
5 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.57%) User Stories
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
6 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (2.86%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) PowerShell
2 15 (42.86%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
4 8 (22.86%) VBScript
5 2 (5.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (22.86%) MCP
2 8 (22.86%) MCSA
2 8 (22.86%) MCSE
3 5 (14.29%) Degree
3 5 (14.29%) MCITP
3 5 (14.29%) MCTS
4 1 (2.86%) CCENT
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) XenApp
3 4 (11.43%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) SCCM
2 6 (17.14%) SCOM
3 4 (11.43%) WSUS
4 3 (8.57%) HAProxy
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (5.71%) MOM
6 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.86%) Puppet
6 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.86%) vMotion
6 1 (2.86%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) Citrix
3 9 (25.71%) iManage
4 6 (17.14%) VMware
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco
6 3 (8.57%) EMC
6 3 (8.57%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) JDA
7 2 (5.71%) ATG
7 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle
8 1 (2.86%) Progress