Period
to 12 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WMI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WMI over the 6 months to 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 557 818 829
Rank change year-on-year +261 +11 -13
Contract jobs citing WMI 15 24 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.028% 0.033%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.27% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 15
Median daily rate £400 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.25% +23.38% -23.53%
10th Percentile £383 £323 £213
90th Percentile £439 £472 £555
UK median daily rate £400 £403 £325
% change year-on-year -0.74% +24.00% -23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

WMI is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5,635 12,872 12,664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.42% 15.01% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,720 8,690 8,507
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.84%
10th Percentile £304 £300 £280
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 306 341
Median hourly rate £23.67 £19.82 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.42% +4.32% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.07 £12.00 £12.13
90th Percentile £47.43 £48.29 £50.00
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +17.07% +7.89% -1.30%

WMI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing WMI as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for WMI in England

WMI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WMI in England.

Daily rate trend for WMI in England

WMI
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WMI in England over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for WMI in England

WMI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WMI in England.

Hourly rate trend for WMI in England

WMI
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WMI within the England region over the 6 months to 12 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +97 5 £400 -7.30% 2
London +200 3 £456 +30.36% 2
Midlands +88 3 £400 -11.11% 1
North West - 3 £400 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £400 - 1
South West - 2 £400 - 1
North East - 2 £400 - 1
South East +155 1 £363 -9.38%
East of England - 1 £400 - 1
WMI
UK

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing WMI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for WMI.

1 14 (93.33%) PowerShell
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (60.00%) SolarWinds
4 9 (60.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) SCCM
8 1 (6.67%) SCOM
8 1 (6.67%) C#
8 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
8 1 (6.67%) Azure
8 1 (6.67%) F5
8 1 (6.67%) REST
8 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
8 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (6.67%) CyberArk
8 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.67%) Web Services
8 1 (6.67%) Unix
8 1 (6.67%) Linux

WMI
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (6.67%) Site Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
2 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) InstallShield
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Packager
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) C# Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) SAML
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (6.67%) Migration
1 1 (6.67%) OO
1 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) PowerShell
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
1 1 (6.67%) MCSA
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) CyberArk
3 1 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint