Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 795 844 849
Rank change year-on-year +49 +5 -73
Contract jobs citing WMI 56 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.059% 0.022% 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.52% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 12
England median daily rate £400 £380 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +21.60% -24.24%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £214
90th Percentile £466 £423 £543
UK median daily rate £400 £380 £330
% change year-on-year +5.26% +15.15% -18.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England 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 10761 10879 8916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.34% 11.11% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7370 7007 5511
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.19%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £240
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 247 307
England median hourly rate £17.07 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.74% +2.50% +0.45%
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -4.42%

WMI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WMI in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
London -13 28 £365 +2.46%
Midlands - 20 - -
West Midlands - 20 - -
North of England +71 5 £425 +11.84%
Yorkshire +27 4 £425 +47.83%
East of England - 2 £375 -
North West +11 1 £525 +38.16%
South West - 1 - -
WMI
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 49 (87.50%) VMware
1 49 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 48 (85.71%) Windows
3 37 (66.07%) Migration
4 28 (50.00%) Linux
5 27 (48.21%) Cisco
6 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
6 26 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (44.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (41.07%) Hyper-V
9 23 (41.07%) CentOS
9 23 (41.07%) SCCM
9 23 (41.07%) Open Source
9 23 (41.07%) VMware ESXi
9 23 (41.07%) Splunk
9 23 (41.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (41.07%) Elasticsearch
9 23 (41.07%) Windows Server
10 22 (39.29%) VBScript
11 21 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
11 21 (37.50%) SolarWinds
11 21 (37.50%) QA
12 20 (35.71%) Microsoft App-V
12 20 (35.71%) Windows 7
12 20 (35.71%) WSH
12 20 (35.71%) MSI
12 20 (35.71%) Windows 10
13 18 (32.14%) Application Discovery
13 18 (32.14%) Firewall

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 23 (41.07%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) Firewall
2 12 (21.43%) SAN
3 11 (19.64%) DHCP
3 11 (19.64%) DNS
3 11 (19.64%) LAN
3 11 (19.64%) VoIP
3 11 (19.64%) WAN
4 8 (14.29%) SNMP
5 4 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (5.36%) SSH
7 1 (1.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.79%) DB2
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (35.71%) MSI
2 1 (1.79%) FishEye
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Windows Engineer
2 16 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) Applications Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (17.86%) Application Integration Engineer
5 10 (17.86%) Applications Packager
5 10 (17.86%) Integration Engineer
5 10 (17.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 10 (17.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 10 (17.86%) Windows DevOps Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) WSH
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) REST
2 1 (1.79%) SOAP
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Clustering
1 11 (19.64%) Data Centre
1 11 (19.64%) Replication
2 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) CMDB
4 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (85.71%) Windows
2 28 (50.00%) Linux
3 25 (44.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (41.07%) CentOS
5 23 (41.07%) Windows Server
5 23 (41.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (35.71%) Windows 10
6 20 (35.71%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.57%) Unix
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) Migration
2 23 (41.07%) Open Source
3 18 (32.14%) Application Discovery
3 18 (32.14%) Application Packaging
3 18 (32.14%) Release Management
4 16 (28.57%) DevOps
5 14 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (19.64%) Patch Management
6 11 (19.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (10.71%) ITIL
9 5 (8.93%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (8.93%) Service Management
10 4 (7.14%) Change Control
10 4 (7.14%) Information Security
10 4 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (5.36%) ITSM
12 2 (3.57%) BCP
12 2 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 49 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 22 (39.29%) VBScript
3 17 (30.36%) Bash Shell
4 6 (10.71%) SQL
5 2 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (1.79%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) CCNA
1 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.79%) MCP
2 1 (1.79%) MCSA
2 1 (1.79%) MCSE
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (41.07%) Hyper-V
2 23 (41.07%) VMware ESXi
3 20 (35.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (19.64%) Samba
5 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
6 4 (7.14%) vSphere
7 1 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (41.07%) SCCM
2 17 (30.36%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.14%) Nagios
4 3 (5.36%) SCOM
5 2 (3.57%) Ansible
5 2 (3.57%) Puppet
5 2 (3.57%) Salt
5 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.79%) Netcool
Vendors
1 49 (87.50%) VMware
2 27 (48.21%) Cisco
3 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
4 23 (41.07%) Splunk
5 21 (37.50%) SolarWinds
6 12 (21.43%) Red Hat
7 11 (19.64%) Fortinet
7 11 (19.64%) Juniper
7 11 (19.64%) Mitel
8 3 (5.36%) Citrix
9 2 (3.57%) AppDynamics
9 2 (3.57%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.79%) CyberArk
10 1 (1.79%) iManage
10 1 (1.79%) Oracle
10 1 (1.79%) Perforce
10 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.79%) Sybase