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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 613 567 556
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -11
Contract jobs citing WMI 17 49 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.087% 0.081%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.36% 1.09% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 23
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£350 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £363 £165
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +119.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £21.25 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
- +21.76%

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
4746 4478 4040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.13% 7.92% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2921 2652 2350
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 160 156
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £45.00 £40.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -7.77%

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 3 September 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 16 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 3 September 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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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 -44 12 £369 -13.23% 15
London -28 9 £369 -18.05% 11
Erskine +14 5 £330 -18.11%
Renfrewshire +9 5 £330 -18.11%
Scotland -6 5 £330 -18.11%
City of London +3 2 £438 +9.37% 1
Bromley -4 1 £245 -
Reading -12 1 - -
Berkshire -14 1 - -
South East -24 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) PowerShell
3 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 20 (43.48%) VBScript
5 18 (39.13%) VMware
6 17 (36.96%) MSI
7 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (34.78%) C#
8 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
8 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
9 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (30.43%) MS Office
10 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
10 13 (28.26%) HP
11 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
11 12 (26.09%) REXX
11 12 (26.09%) Tcl
11 12 (26.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 12 (26.09%) SC Cleared
11 12 (26.09%) Change Management
11 12 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (23.91%) XML
13 10 (21.74%) XSD
13 10 (21.74%) SQL
13 10 (21.74%) Linux
13 10 (21.74%) DHCP
13 10 (21.74%) DNS
13 10 (21.74%) WinForms
13 10 (21.74%) Performance Management
13 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing

WMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.35%) Lync
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
2 14 (30.43%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) Acrobat
3 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) DHCP
1 10 (21.74%) DNS
2 8 (17.39%) HTTP
2 8 (17.39%) SNMP
3 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.52%) Internet
5 2 (4.35%) SAN
5 2 (4.35%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.35%) NAS
6 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (15.22%) RDBMS
2 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) MSI
2 3 (6.52%) InstallShield
2 3 (6.52%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.17%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Software Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Software Development Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Development Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Server Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Applications Packager
4 4 (8.70%) Migration Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) Tools Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) XML
2 10 (21.74%) XSD
2 10 (21.74%) WinForms
2 10 (21.74%) WPF
3 8 (17.39%) .NET
4 5 (10.87%) Application Packaging
4 5 (10.87%) Regular Expression
5 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.35%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
7 1 (2.17%) Software Packaging
7 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.87%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.87%) NHS
3 4 (8.70%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.35%) Statistics
5 1 (2.17%) CMDB
5 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (21.74%) Linux
4 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 7 (15.22%) FreeBSD
6 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Change Management
2 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
2 10 (21.74%) Performance Management
3 7 (15.22%) Change Control
3 7 (15.22%) Business Continuity
4 6 (13.04%) ITIL
4 6 (13.04%) Time Management
5 5 (10.87%) API Integration
5 5 (10.87%) Performance Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
6 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.70%) DevOps
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.52%) Software Distribution
7 3 (6.52%) ITSM
8 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.35%) Service Management
8 2 (4.35%) Data Management
8 2 (4.35%) Software Deployment
8 2 (4.35%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) PowerShell
2 20 (43.48%) VBScript
3 16 (34.78%) C#
4 12 (26.09%) REXX
4 12 (26.09%) Tcl
5 10 (21.74%) SQL
6 4 (8.70%) VB
7 2 (4.35%) VBA
7 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.35%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
2 12 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) MCSE
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.52%) MOS
5 2 (4.35%) MCP
6 1 (2.17%) MCDST
6 1 (2.17%) MCITP
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) DICOM
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (4.35%) XenApp
5 2 (4.35%) XenServer
5 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (17.39%) SCCM
3 3 (6.52%) BMC Marimba
3 3 (6.52%) BladeLogic
3 3 (6.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.35%) WSUS
4 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 18 (39.13%) VMware
3 13 (28.26%) HP
4 4 (8.70%) Citrix
5 3 (6.52%) BMC
5 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.35%) AppSense
6 2 (4.35%) Google
6 2 (4.35%) Splunk
6 2 (4.35%) McAfee
6 2 (4.35%) Dell
6 2 (4.35%) Adobe
7 1 (2.17%) CA
7 1 (2.17%) Symantec
7 1 (2.17%) Lumension
7 1 (2.17%) 3PAR
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