The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 545 525 574
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +49
Contract jobs citing WMI 48 43 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.084% 0.017%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.16% 1.14% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 1
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£438 £435 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +102.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £359 -
% change year-on-year
+1.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4133 3778 3812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.56% 7.40% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 2125 1942
Average daily rate £378 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 167 177
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £41.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%

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 25 July 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 17 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 25 July 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 -19 46 £450 +3.44% 3
London +3 24 £460 +5.74% 2
South East -6 14 £363 +211.82%
Berkshire +9 13 £363 +211.82%
Reading +13 11 £363 +211.82%
City of London +21 6 £400 -3.61% 2
Worthing - - - -
South West - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Ossett - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 51 (67.11%) Windows
2 33 (43.42%) SQL
3 29 (38.16%) PowerShell
4 28 (36.84%) SCCM
4 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 26 (34.21%) VBScript
6 21 (27.63%) Active Directory
7 20 (26.32%) Citrix
8 18 (23.68%) DNS
8 18 (23.68%) ITIL
9 17 (22.37%) DCOM
9 17 (22.37%) MS Excel
9 17 (22.37%) Windows 7
10 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (21.05%) SCOM
10 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 16 (21.05%) IIS
11 15 (19.74%) VB
11 15 (19.74%) Configuration Management
12 14 (18.42%) Middleware
12 14 (18.42%) Internet
13 13 (17.11%) HP
13 13 (17.11%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (17.11%) HP UCMDB
14 12 (15.79%) PKI
14 12 (15.79%) Asset Management
14 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
14 12 (15.79%) T-SQL
15 11 (14.47%) Banking
15 11 (14.47%) VMware

WMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (21.05%) IIS
2 9 (11.84%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.63%) Lync
3 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (22.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.68%) DNS
2 14 (18.42%) Internet
3 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.89%) DHCP
5 4 (5.26%) LAN
5 4 (5.26%) SNMP
6 3 (3.95%) SSH
7 2 (2.63%) Firewall
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.32%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.32%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) StarTeam
2 3 (3.95%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.32%) Ant
4 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.32%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.32%) NUnit
4 1 (1.32%) Subversion
4 1 (1.32%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (1.32%) Hudson
4 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.32%) LoadUI
General
1 11 (14.47%) Banking
2 7 (9.21%) Front Office
3 6 (7.89%) Finance
4 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (17.11%) Support Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) SCCM Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Consultant
4 8 (10.53%) Field Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Escalation Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Windows Support Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Configuration Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) BizTalk Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Administrator
7 5 (6.58%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Desktop Team Leader
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Python/Django Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Python Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.95%) Configuration Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) DCOM
2 14 (18.42%) Middleware
3 7 (9.21%) .NET
4 6 (7.89%) Application Packaging
5 5 (6.58%) XML
6 4 (5.26%) WCF
7 3 (3.95%) Web Services
7 3 (3.95%) Django
8 2 (2.63%) REST
8 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.32%) CSS
9 1 (1.32%) SOAP
9 1 (1.32%) XSD
9 1 (1.32%) XSLT
9 1 (1.32%) WSDL
9 1 (1.32%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.32%) HTML
9 1 (1.32%) JSON
9 1 (1.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) PKI
2 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.26%) Firmware
4 3 (3.95%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.95%) Clustering
5 2 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.32%) Statistics
6 1 (1.32%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 51 (67.11%) Windows
2 17 (22.37%) Windows 7
3 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.16%) Windows 8
5 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.63%) Linux
7 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.32%) openSUSE
8 1 (1.32%) SUSE
8 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) ITIL
2 15 (19.74%) Configuration Management
3 13 (17.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (15.79%) Asset Management
5 10 (13.16%) ITIL V2
6 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
7 8 (10.53%) PRINCE
7 8 (10.53%) Project Management
7 8 (10.53%) Capacity Management
8 7 (9.21%) Software Distribution
9 5 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.58%) Migration
10 4 (5.26%) Service Management
10 4 (5.26%) SOA
10 4 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (5.26%) Change Management
11 3 (3.95%) Time Management
11 3 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.95%) Business Continuity
11 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (43.42%) SQL
2 29 (38.16%) PowerShell
3 26 (34.21%) VBScript
4 15 (19.74%) VB
5 12 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.89%) C#
7 4 (5.26%) Python
8 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.63%) C++
10 1 (1.32%) Java
10 1 (1.32%) Ruby
10 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.32%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (1.32%) MCP
4 1 (1.32%) MCSE
4 1 (1.32%) MCSA
4 1 (1.32%) MCTS
4 1 (1.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (27.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.16%) Terminal Services
3 8 (10.53%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.26%) XenApp
5 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.32%) vSphere
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.32%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 28 (36.84%) SCCM
2 16 (21.05%) SCOM
3 13 (17.11%) HP UCMDB
4 7 (9.21%) BladeLogic
5 3 (3.95%) WSUS
6 2 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (1.32%) MOM
7 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.32%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 20 (26.32%) Citrix
3 13 (17.11%) HP
4 11 (14.47%) VMware
5 9 (11.84%) Serena
6 8 (10.53%) Borland
7 4 (5.26%) Oracle
8 3 (3.95%) McAfee
9 2 (2.63%) Remedy
9 2 (2.63%) AppSense
9 2 (2.63%) Cisco
10 1 (1.32%) Symantec
10 1 (1.32%) NetApp
10 1 (1.32%) Altiris
10 1 (1.32%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
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