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 17 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 554 542 547
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing WMI 34 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.054% 0.030%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.74% 0.76% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 6
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£388 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £213 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £246 £314
% change year-on-year
+52.28% -21.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -

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
4601 3701 3231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.30% 7.16% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2883 2229 1702
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 141 213
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.38 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 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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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 -10 31 £400 +33.33% 6
South East -19 15 £400 +42.85%
North West -11 6 - -
East Midlands - 4 £323 -
Nottingham - 4 £323 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £323 -
Lancashire - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
London +4 1 £463 +23.33% 4
City of London - 1 £463 - 1
Manchester - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 56 (78.87%) Windows
2 44 (61.97%) SQL
3 43 (60.56%) PowerShell
4 40 (56.34%) Microsoft
5 31 (43.66%) VBScript
6 27 (38.03%) Active Directory
7 23 (32.39%) DNS
8 22 (30.99%) SCCM
9 18 (25.35%) SCOM
10 16 (22.54%) HP
10 16 (22.54%) IIS
11 15 (21.13%) VB
11 15 (21.13%) Windows 7
12 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (19.72%) ITIL
12 14 (19.72%) Citrix
12 14 (19.72%) DHCP
13 13 (18.31%) XML
13 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
14 11 (15.49%) Migration
14 11 (15.49%) VMware
14 11 (15.49%) C#
14 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
14 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (14.08%) MS Excel
15 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (14.08%) DCOM
15 10 (14.08%) Configuration Management
15 10 (14.08%) Banking
15 10 (14.08%) Time Management

WMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 16 (22.54%) IIS
2 5 (7.04%) CMS
2 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.82%) Lync
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.41%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (14.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (5.63%) MS Office
4 2 (2.82%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (32.39%) DNS
2 14 (19.72%) DHCP
3 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
4 9 (12.68%) Internet
5 4 (5.63%) SNMP
6 3 (4.23%) Firewall
6 3 (4.23%) HTTP
7 2 (2.82%) FCoE
8 1 (1.41%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.41%) SAN
8 1 (1.41%) LAN
8 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.82%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.82%) MSI
2 2 (2.82%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.82%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.41%) NUnit
General
1 10 (14.08%) Banking
2 5 (7.04%) Front Office
3 4 (5.63%) Finance
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Consultant
2 8 (11.27%) Field Engineer
2 8 (11.27%) SCCM Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Developer
3 6 (8.45%) Systems Manager
4 5 (7.04%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Analyst
4 5 (7.04%) Operations Manager
5 4 (5.63%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (5.63%) Administrator
5 4 (5.63%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Python Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Exchange Consultant
7 2 (2.82%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) XML
2 10 (14.08%) DCOM
3 7 (9.86%) .NET
4 5 (7.04%) WCF
4 5 (7.04%) Middleware
5 4 (5.63%) Application Packaging
6 3 (4.23%) REST
6 3 (4.23%) HTML
6 3 (4.23%) Web Services
7 2 (2.82%) XHTML
7 2 (2.82%) WPF
7 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.82%) Django
8 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.41%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.41%) CSS
8 1 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) PKI
2 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.45%) Clustering
4 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.63%) New Media
5 3 (4.23%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 56 (78.87%) Windows
2 15 (21.13%) Windows 7
3 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.45%) Linux
7 3 (4.23%) UNIX
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.41%) openSUSE
8 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.41%) SUSE
8 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.41%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) ITIL
2 11 (15.49%) Migration
3 10 (14.08%) Configuration Management
3 10 (14.08%) Time Management
3 10 (14.08%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (11.27%) PRINCE2
4 8 (11.27%) ITIL V2
5 6 (8.45%) Service Management
5 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.45%) Capacity Management
6 4 (5.63%) Change Management
6 4 (5.63%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (5.63%) Use Case
6 4 (5.63%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.23%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.23%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.23%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.23%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.97%) SQL
2 43 (60.56%) PowerShell
3 31 (43.66%) VBScript
4 15 (21.13%) VB
5 11 (15.49%) C#
6 9 (12.68%) T-SQL
7 6 (8.45%) C
8 3 (4.23%) Python
9 2 (2.82%) REXX
9 2 (2.82%) Tcl
10 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.41%) C++
10 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
2 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) Degree
3 5 (7.04%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (7.04%) MCSE
4 4 (5.63%) MCTS
4 4 (5.63%) MCITP
5 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.41%) CCNA
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.41%) MCSA
System Software
1 27 (38.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.45%) VMware ESX
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (5.63%) XenApp
4 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.82%) vSphere
7 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.41%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.41%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (30.99%) SCCM
2 18 (25.35%) SCOM
3 8 (11.27%) HP UCMDB
4 6 (8.45%) MOM
4 6 (8.45%) SCSM
5 5 (7.04%) SCOrch
5 5 (7.04%) BladeLogic
6 3 (4.23%) Sysprep
7 2 (2.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (2.82%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.82%) PureDisk
7 2 (2.82%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.41%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (56.34%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.54%) HP
3 14 (19.72%) Citrix
4 11 (15.49%) VMware
5 6 (8.45%) Borland
6 5 (7.04%) Altiris
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle
7 4 (5.63%) Dell
8 3 (4.23%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.23%) Serena
9 2 (2.82%) Lotus
9 2 (2.82%) Cisco
10 1 (1.41%) F5
10 1 (1.41%) Leostream
10 1 (1.41%) AppSense
10 1 (1.41%) BT
10 1 (1.41%) IBM
10 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.41%) Symantec
10 1 (1.41%) Remedy
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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