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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 601 583
Rank change year-on-year +28 -18  
Contract jobs citing WMI 7 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.053% 0.051%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.15% 0.47% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 22
Median daily rate £425 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% -4.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £406 £352
% change year-on-year +4.61% +15.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

WMI is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4595 5492 4434
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.81% 11.27% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3040 3612 2762
Median daily rate £488 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +10.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 112 150
Median hourly rate £17.89 £28.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.12% +36.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.09 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

WMI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing WMI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for WMI in England

WMI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WMI in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for WMI in England

WMI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
Yorkshire +24 3 £425 +47.82%
North West +27 2 £525 +38.15%
London -3 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
WMI
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for WMI.

1 19 (79.17%) PowerShell
2 17 (70.83%) Windows
3 13 (54.17%) SAN
4 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (45.83%) C#
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (45.83%) Firewall
6 10 (41.67%) VMware
6 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (37.50%) Regular Expression
7 9 (37.50%) API Integration
7 9 (37.50%) Service Management
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 9 (37.50%) HTTP
8 8 (33.33%) ITIL
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (33.33%) Finance
9 7 (29.17%) Citrix
9 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (25.00%) MCSE
10 6 (25.00%) Change Management
11 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (20.83%) Asset Management
11 5 (20.83%) DNS
11 5 (20.83%) Cisco

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 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.17%) Apache
5 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) IaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) SAN
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
3 9 (37.50%) HTTP
4 5 (20.83%) DNS
4 5 (20.83%) LAN
4 5 (20.83%) WAN
5 4 (16.67%) NAS
5 4 (16.67%) Skype
5 4 (16.67%) SNMP
6 3 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.17%) LDAP
8 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
8 1 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) FishEye
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Back Office
2 4 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) PowerShell Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Developer
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Azure Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Support
6 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Support
6 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) COM+
2 1 (4.17%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) CMDB
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) API Integration
1 9 (37.50%) Service Management
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) Change Management
4 5 (20.83%) Asset Management
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 3 (12.50%) Change Control
6 3 (12.50%) DevOps
6 3 (12.50%) Information Security
6 3 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (4.17%) Database Mirroring
8 1 (4.17%) SDLC
8 1 (4.17%) Secure Coding
8 1 (4.17%) Server Building
8 1 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) PowerShell
2 11 (45.83%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (25.00%) MCSE
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (12.50%) CCNA
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.33%) MCITP
5 2 (8.33%) MCP
5 2 (8.33%) MCSA
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
5 2 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (4.17%) DFS Replication
6 1 (4.17%) NFS
6 1 (4.17%) Terminal Server
6 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 4 (16.67%) vCenter Server
1 4 (16.67%) vMotion
2 3 (12.50%) SCCM
3 2 (8.33%) PowerCLI
4 1 (4.17%) Netcool
4 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco
5 4 (16.67%) Intel
5 4 (16.67%) McAfee
6 2 (8.33%) iManage
7 1 (4.17%) CyberArk
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) IBM
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle
7 1 (4.17%) Perforce
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.17%) Remedy
7 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.17%) Sybase