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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 567 561 523
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -38
Contract jobs citing WMI 29 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.064% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.70% 0.83% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 20
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £275 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
-7.64% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
4148 4110 3488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.78% 7.76% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2598 2426 1958
Average daily rate £400 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 147 176
Average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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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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 -33 23 £425 - 6
London +11 16 £438 +16.66% 4
South East -15 7 £303 -28.82% 2
Scotland - 6 £393 -
Hampshire - 4 £425 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £406 -
Erskine - 4 £406 -
Bromley - 3 £245 - 1
Southampton - 2 £425 -
Berkshire -14 1 - -
Reading -15 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £350 -
Woking - 1 £175 -
Surrey - 1 £175 - 2
Kent - 1 £180 -
Hook - 1 - -

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 40 (62.50%) Windows
2 37 (57.81%) Microsoft
3 36 (56.25%) PowerShell
4 24 (37.50%) SQL
5 23 (35.94%) VBScript
6 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
7 20 (31.25%) ITIL
8 19 (29.69%) HP
8 19 (29.69%) SC Cleared
9 17 (26.56%) XML
9 17 (26.56%) C#
9 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
10 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (20.31%) Linux
11 13 (20.31%) DNS
11 13 (20.31%) DHCP
12 12 (18.75%) MS Office
12 12 (18.75%) MSI
12 12 (18.75%) Time Management
12 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
13 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (17.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 11 (17.19%) VMware
13 11 (17.19%) SNMP
14 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (15.63%) .NET
14 10 (15.63%) Configuration Management
14 10 (15.63%) SCOM
14 10 (15.63%) Windows 7

WMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (7.81%) IIS
2 4 (6.25%) CMS
3 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Office
2 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.69%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) DNS
1 13 (20.31%) DHCP
2 11 (17.19%) SNMP
3 7 (10.94%) HTTP
4 4 (6.25%) SAN
4 4 (6.25%) Firewall
5 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.13%) LAN
5 2 (3.13%) WAN
5 2 (3.13%) Internet
5 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.13%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 8 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
1 8 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MSI
2 6 (9.38%) StarTeam
3 3 (4.69%) InstallShield
3 3 (4.69%) AdminStudio
4 2 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.13%) Fiddler
4 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.56%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (1.56%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (12.50%) Analyst
2 7 (10.94%) Consultant
3 6 (9.38%) Field Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Applications Packager
4 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Administrator
5 4 (6.25%) Operations Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Systems Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Software Development Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Development Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) XML
2 10 (15.63%) .NET
3 6 (9.38%) Application Packaging
3 6 (9.38%) WPF
4 5 (7.81%) Regular Expression
4 5 (7.81%) WinForms
4 5 (7.81%) XSD
5 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.13%) Web Services
6 2 (3.13%) XHTML
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.13%) HTML
6 2 (3.13%) WCF
6 2 (3.13%) REST
7 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.56%) SOAP
7 1 (1.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Clustering
2 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.94%) Private Cloud
3 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.81%) NHS
5 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.69%) New Media
5 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.56%) Statistics
6 1 (1.56%) CMDB
6 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (62.50%) Windows
2 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (20.31%) Linux
4 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
6 8 (12.50%) FreeBSD
7 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.56%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) ITIL
2 12 (18.75%) Time Management
2 12 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
3 10 (15.63%) Configuration Management
4 9 (14.06%) Change Control
5 8 (12.50%) Service Management
5 8 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (9.38%) ITIL V2
7 5 (7.81%) Software Distribution
7 5 (7.81%) Performance Management
7 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.81%) Change Management
8 4 (6.25%) Project Management
8 4 (6.25%) DevOps
9 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.69%) Performance Testing
9 3 (4.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) PowerShell
2 24 (37.50%) SQL
3 23 (35.94%) VBScript
4 17 (26.56%) C#
5 7 (10.94%) REXX
5 7 (10.94%) Tcl
6 5 (7.81%) C
7 4 (6.25%) VB
8 2 (3.13%) Perl
9 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.56%) Java
9 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 19 (29.69%) SC Cleared
3 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (12.50%) MCSE
5 7 (10.94%) Degree
6 6 (9.38%) MCTS
6 6 (9.38%) MCITP
7 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.69%) MCSA
9 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.56%) MCP
10 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.13%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.13%) vSphere
5 2 (3.13%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.56%) XenApp
6 1 (1.56%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (15.63%) SCOM
3 8 (12.50%) SCCM
3 8 (12.50%) SCSM
4 6 (9.38%) HP UCMDB
5 5 (7.81%) MOM
6 3 (4.69%) BMC Marimba
6 3 (4.69%) BladeLogic
6 3 (4.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.13%) PureDisk
7 2 (3.13%) SCDPM
7 2 (3.13%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (57.81%) Microsoft
2 19 (29.69%) HP
3 11 (17.19%) VMware
4 5 (7.81%) Borland
5 4 (6.25%) Citrix
6 3 (4.69%) Serena
6 3 (4.69%) BMC
6 3 (4.69%) IBM
7 2 (3.13%) Dell
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle
7 2 (3.13%) Remedy
7 2 (3.13%) McAfee
7 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.56%) Leostream
8 1 (1.56%) F5
8 1 (1.56%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.56%) Lumension
8 1 (1.56%) BT
8 1 (1.56%) Symantec
8 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
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