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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 618 562 570
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +8
Contract jobs citing WMI 8 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.084% 0.059%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.18% 0.99% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 26 12
Average daily rate £269 £363 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £252 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-34.48% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
4412 4326 3743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.56% 8.45% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2796 2566 2077
Average daily rate £430 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.06% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 144 133
Average hourly rate £33.75 £20.06 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.24% +5.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.65 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -3.71%

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 14 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WMI within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -39 7 £238 -39.68% 2
London +4 3 £378 +25.51% 2
North East -19 3 £238 -21.04%
Tyne and Wear -21 3 £238 -21.04%
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 3 £238 -21.04%
East of England -3 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) ITIL
3 9 (52.94%) Finance
4 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
4 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
5 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
6 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
7 5 (29.41%) CMS
7 5 (29.41%) Serena
7 5 (29.41%) StarTeam
7 5 (29.41%) Time Management
7 5 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (29.41%) ITIL V2
7 5 (29.41%) Change Control
7 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
7 5 (29.41%) C
7 5 (29.41%) .NET
7 5 (29.41%) HP
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (29.41%) Borland
7 5 (29.41%) PRINCE
7 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
7 5 (29.41%) Project Management
7 5 (29.41%) Data Engineering
7 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (29.41%) Data Centre

WMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (29.41%) CMS
3 3 (17.65%) IIS
4 2 (11.76%) Apache
4 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) SNMP
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) StarTeam
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Hudson
3 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.88%) MSI
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Law
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Administrator
1 4 (23.53%) Configuration Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.76%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
3 1 (5.88%) ADSI
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.88%) COM
3 1 (5.88%) WinForms
3 1 (5.88%) WPF
3 1 (5.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
3 4 (23.53%) Data Structures
4 3 (17.65%) Clustering
5 2 (11.76%) Statistics
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (5.88%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) VMS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (29.41%) Change Control
2 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) Data Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL V2
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Time Management
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) Document Management
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (29.41%) C
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 3 (17.65%) VBScript
5 2 (11.76%) VBA
6 1 (5.88%) REXX
6 1 (5.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (23.53%) MCSA
4 3 (17.65%) MCP
4 3 (17.65%) MCSE
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.88%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
3 2 (11.76%) DFS Replication
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Borland
1 5 (29.41%) HP
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) Serena
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Intel Security
3 2 (11.76%) Remedy
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) iManage
4 1 (5.88%) SAP