Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 738 828 807
Rank change year-on-year +90 -21 +64
Contract jobs citing WMI 36 28 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.047% 0.030% 0.060%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.33% 0.20% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 26
England median daily rate £531 £238 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +123.58% -40.63% +5.26%
10th Percentile £324 £213 £313
90th Percentile £629 £575 £472
UK median daily rate £513 £238 £400
% change year-on-year +115.79% -40.63% +5.26%
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 11,017 13,707 11,104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.50% 14.64% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,519 9,340 7,570
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £269 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 369 264
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -24.44%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.25 £10.79
90th Percentile £52.00 £47.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.95 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +19.70% - -23.08%

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 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 2019. 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
Midlands - 12 £550 - 1
West Midlands - 11 £575 - 1
North of England +33 10 £432 +4.92%
Yorkshire +30 10 £432 -4.11%
London +71 7 £550 -4.43%
South East +48 4 - -
East of England - 2 £200 -
South West -9 1 £513 +127.78%
East Midlands - 1 £513 -
WMI
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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 21 (58.33%) SQL
1 21 (58.33%) JSON
2 20 (55.56%) Windows
3 18 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 16 (44.44%) Finance
4 16 (44.44%) Linux
5 14 (38.89%) ITIL
6 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
6 13 (36.11%) SNMP
6 13 (36.11%) Project Management
6 13 (36.11%) JIRA
7 12 (33.33%) PHP
7 12 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 12 (33.33%) Confluence
7 12 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 11 (30.56%) SaaS
8 11 (30.56%) Agile Project Management
8 11 (30.56%) Ansible
8 11 (30.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 11 (30.56%) VBA
8 11 (30.56%) SAP
8 11 (30.56%) XML
8 11 (30.56%) ICMP
8 11 (30.56%) Telnet
8 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (27.78%) jQuery
9 10 (27.78%) Data Analysis
9 10 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (27.78%) Web Development
9 10 (27.78%) Shell Script

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 12 (33.33%) Confluence
2 10 (27.78%) Apache
3 5 (13.89%) IIS
4 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) SaaS
2 10 (27.78%) GitHub
3 3 (8.33%) Office 365
4 2 (5.56%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) SNMP
2 11 (30.56%) ICMP
2 11 (30.56%) Telnet
3 7 (19.44%) DNS
4 6 (16.67%) DHCP
5 3 (8.33%) Internet
5 3 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 3 (8.33%) NAS
5 3 (8.33%) SAN
5 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.56%) HTTP
6 2 (5.56%) Skype
6 2 (5.56%) SMTP
7 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.78%) Firewall
7 1 (2.78%) LAN
7 1 (2.78%) MPLS
7 1 (2.78%) Network Security
7 1 (2.78%) VPN
7 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) JIRA
2 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.56%) MSI
4 1 (2.78%) Bazaar
4 1 (2.78%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Legal
3 7 (19.44%) Public Sector
4 3 (8.33%) Games
4 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.56%) Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Back Office
6 1 (2.78%) Electronics
6 1 (2.78%) Marketing
6 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Architect
3 9 (25.00%) Data Architect
4 7 (19.44%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Implementation Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Project Implementation Manager
6 2 (5.56%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Desktop Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Desktop Support
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) JSON
2 11 (30.56%) XML
3 10 (27.78%) jQuery
3 10 (27.78%) Swagger
4 4 (11.11%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 3 (8.33%) CentOS
6 3 (8.33%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) ITIL
2 13 (36.11%) Project Management
3 12 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 11 (30.56%) Agile Project Management
4 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (30.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (27.78%) Data Analysis
5 10 (27.78%) Database Security
5 10 (27.78%) Web Development
6 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.33%) Application Packaging
7 3 (8.33%) Disk Encryption
7 3 (8.33%) Task Automation
8 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Fintech
8 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (5.56%) Patch Management
8 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.56%) Test Management
8 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) SQL
2 18 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 12 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 12 (33.33%) PHP
4 11 (30.56%) VBA
5 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.78%) Shell Script
5 10 (27.78%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
6 2 (5.56%) Python
6 2 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) CCNA
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.33%) MCSA
3 2 (5.56%) A+ Certification
3 2 (5.56%) MCDST
3 2 (5.56%) MCSE
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) MCTS
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.33%) BitLocker
4 3 (8.33%) KVM
4 3 (8.33%) NFS
4 3 (8.33%) Samba
4 3 (8.33%) Xen
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Ansible
2 5 (13.89%) SCCM
3 3 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 3 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Cacti
4 2 (5.56%) Nagios
4 2 (5.56%) Perfmon
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.78%) Puppet
5 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) SAP
2 10 (27.78%) MuleSoft
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) Dell
4 4 (11.11%) HP
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.33%) ForeScout
5 3 (8.33%) Hitachi
5 3 (8.33%) IBM
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 3 (8.33%) Symantec
5 3 (8.33%) Veeam
5 3 (8.33%) Veritas
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix
6 2 (5.56%) RedPrairie
7 1 (2.78%) EMC
7 1 (2.78%) New Relic