The table below looks at the statistics for WMI skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WMI over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 127 110 113
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing WMI 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.047% 0.044%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.60% 0.71% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £165 £363
% change year-on-year
+119.69% -54.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £19.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.76% -48.53%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
166 140 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.46% 6.63% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 89 40
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 6 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.51% -37.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.45 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

WMI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WMI across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WMI Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WMI
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WMI across the West Midlands region.

WMI Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WMI
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WMI across the West Midlands region.

WMI Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WMI
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Software Distribution
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Firmware
2 4 (80.00%) DCOM
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) MSI
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Sysprep
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell

WMI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Application Packaging
2 4 (80.00%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Distribution
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Dell