The table below looks at the statistics for WMI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WMI over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 616 601 581
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -20
Contract jobs citing WMI 26 32 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.057% 0.083%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.44% 0.68% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 25
Median daily rate £406 £393 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £192 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £352 £413
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -14.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5926 4725 4406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.17% 8.43% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3808 2918 2575
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 160 133
Median hourly rate £30.75 £20.34 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% +7.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.65 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.38 £39.18 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% +6.23%

WMI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing WMI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 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 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WMI within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 26 £406 -4.41% 6
South East +8 10 £438 +44.62%
London +3 10 £385 -12.00% 5
Berkshire +2 9 £438 -
Reading +4 7 £450 -
Midlands - 2 £413 -
North West - 2 £380 -
Manchester - 2 £380 -
Surrey -8 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £288 -
Yorkshire - 1 £288 -
Luton - 1 - -
Epsom - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £288 -
East of England - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WMI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WMI.

1 20 (52.63%) ITIL
2 19 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 18 (47.37%) Windows
4 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
4 15 (39.47%) Finance
5 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 12 (31.58%) SQL
6 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (26.32%) DNS
8 8 (21.05%) Citrix
8 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
8 8 (21.05%) Clustering
8 8 (21.05%) SCCM
8 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
9 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
9 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
9 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
9 7 (18.42%) Project Management
9 7 (18.42%) Service Management
9 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
9 7 (18.42%) VBScript
10 6 (15.79%) MS Office
10 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
10 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
10 6 (15.79%) MCSA
10 6 (15.79%) Borland
10 6 (15.79%) PRINCE
10 6 (15.79%) DHCP
10 6 (15.79%) SCOM

WMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.16%) CMS
3 4 (10.53%) IIS
4 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.26%) Apache
6 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) DHCP
3 4 (10.53%) Firewall
3 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.89%) Internet
4 3 (7.89%) LAN
4 3 (7.89%) Skype
4 3 (7.89%) SNMP
4 3 (7.89%) WAN
5 2 (5.26%) LDAP
5 2 (5.26%) SAN
6 1 (2.63%) ADSL
6 1 (2.63%) BGP
6 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.63%) MPLS
6 1 (2.63%) OSPF
6 1 (2.63%) RIP
6 1 (2.63%) VoIP
6 1 (2.63%) VPN
6 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQLPlus
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) StarTeam
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Hudson
3 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Legal
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Law
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Field Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.53%) SCCM Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) DBA
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Operations Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) DCOM
1 4 (10.53%) XML
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.63%) LAMP
3 1 (2.63%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Clustering
1 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.16%) Data Structures
4 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (7.89%) PKI
6 1 (2.63%) AS400
6 1 (2.63%) CMDB
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.63%) iSeries
6 1 (2.63%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.89%) VMS
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
2 7 (18.42%) Project Management
2 7 (18.42%) Service Management
3 6 (15.79%) ITIL V2
3 6 (15.79%) PRINCE
3 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 6 (15.79%) Time Management
4 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (13.16%) Change Control
4 5 (13.16%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (13.16%) Data Engineering
4 5 (13.16%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (10.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (31.58%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
3 7 (18.42%) VBScript
4 5 (13.16%) C
5 2 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
3 6 (15.79%) Degree
3 6 (15.79%) MCSA
4 5 (13.16%) MCITP
4 5 (13.16%) MCP
4 5 (13.16%) MCSE
4 5 (13.16%) MCTS
5 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.63%) CCENT
6 1 (2.63%) CCNA
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) XenApp
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.63%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) SCOM
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (7.89%) Puppet
4 2 (5.26%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (5.26%) MOM
5 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.63%) Nagios
5 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.63%) Salt
5 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.63%) vMotion
5 1 (2.63%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) Citrix
3 6 (15.79%) Borland
3 6 (15.79%) iManage
4 5 (13.16%) Serena
5 4 (10.53%) JDA
6 3 (7.89%) ATG
6 3 (7.89%) HP
6 3 (7.89%) VMware
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle
8 1 (2.63%) IBM
8 1 (2.63%) Progress
8 1 (2.63%) Remedy
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