The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
England / London
Rank 392 435 415
Rank change year-on-year +43 -20  
Contract jobs citing WMI 14 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.072% 0.023% 0.024%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.65% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Median daily rate £538 £378 £257
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.38% +46.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £376 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £380 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £290 £350
% change year-on-year +12.06% -17.14%  
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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2139 2171 1812
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.99% 9.81% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1525 1521 1249
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £340 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 37
Median hourly rate £47.00 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.88% +20.32%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

WMI
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

WMI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WMI in London

WMI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WMI in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WMI in London

WMI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WMI in London

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 London region with a requirement for WMI.

1 26 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 23 (88.46%) Windows
3 22 (84.62%) SAN
4 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
5 16 (61.54%) C#
5 16 (61.54%) HTTP
5 16 (61.54%) Finance
5 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (61.54%) Regular Expression
5 16 (61.54%) API Integration
6 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (34.62%) NAS
8 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (26.92%) VMware
8 7 (26.92%) Banking
8 7 (26.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
8 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (26.92%) Change Management
8 7 (26.92%) Firewall
8 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
8 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
8 7 (26.92%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (23.08%) Skype for Business
9 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (23.08%) Skype
9 6 (23.08%) DevOps
9 6 (23.08%) vMotion

WMI
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) GitHub
2 3 (11.54%) IaaS
3 1 (3.85%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) SAN
2 16 (61.54%) HTTP
3 9 (34.62%) NAS
4 7 (26.92%) Firewall
5 6 (23.08%) DNS
5 6 (23.08%) LAN
5 6 (23.08%) Skype
5 6 (23.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
1 3 (11.54%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 6 (23.08%) Back Office
3 6 (23.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
1 14 (53.85%) PowerShell Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Automation Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) AWS Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Azure Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Cloud Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) Regular Expression
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
1 3 (11.54%) Wiki
2 2 (7.69%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) API Integration
2 7 (26.92%) Change Management
3 6 (23.08%) DevOps
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 6 (23.08%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Application Packaging
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Kanban
5 3 (11.54%) Load Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Microservices
5 3 (11.54%) Open Source
5 3 (11.54%) Use Case
6 1 (3.85%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 16 (61.54%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (23.08%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) NetBackup
1 6 (23.08%) vMotion
2 3 (11.54%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) PowerCLI
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
1 7 (26.92%) VMware
2 6 (23.08%) Citrix
2 6 (23.08%) Intel
2 6 (23.08%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) RedGate