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 28 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)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 421 424 417
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7  
Contract jobs citing WMI 1 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.046% 0.078%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.042% 0.41% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 17
Median daily rate - £385 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.44%  
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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2370 2451 1859
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.41% 11.29% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3510 3705 2266
Median daily rate £520 £490 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 35
Median hourly rate £27.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.10% -24.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.98 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.38 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +66.66%  

WMI
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WMI in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for WMI.

1 14 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) SAN
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 9 (64.29%) C#
5 8 (57.14%) HTTP
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (57.14%) Regular Expression
5 8 (57.14%) API Integration
6 7 (50.00%) Finance
7 6 (42.86%) Firewall
7 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 5 (35.71%) Change Management
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
8 5 (35.71%) VMware
8 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
9 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (28.57%) Skype
9 4 (28.57%) vCenter Server
9 4 (28.57%) vMotion
9 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
9 4 (28.57%) NAS
9 4 (28.57%) Problem Management

WMI
Co-occurring 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) SAN
2 8 (57.14%) HTTP
3 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) NAS
4 4 (28.57%) Skype
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) FishEye
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Back Office
2 4 (28.57%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) PowerShell Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Developer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Regular Expression
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Hedge funds
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) API Integration
2 5 (35.71%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Secure Coding
5 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (64.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (28.57%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (7.14%) NFS
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 4 (28.57%) vCenter Server
1 4 (28.57%) vMotion
2 1 (7.14%) Netcool
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) PowerCLI
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) Intel
2 4 (28.57%) McAfee
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) CyberArk
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Perforce
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Sybase