Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 609 605
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4 -15
Contract jobs citing WMI 27 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.058% 0.022% 0.025%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.48% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 9
London median daily rate £330 £356 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.37% -8.06% -13.89%
10th Percentile £313 £259 £226
90th Percentile £414 £438 £568
England median daily rate £400 £380 £325
% change year-on-year +5.26% +16.92% -23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5647 5358 4084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.13% 11.84% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4163 3607 2809
London median daily rate £513 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +6.74% +4.71%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £638 £620 £613
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 59 74
London median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.50% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £11.92 £14.36 £13.00
90th Percentile £165.00 £36.57 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.99% +3.65% +1.50%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WMI in London over the 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WMI in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WMI in London

WMI
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WMI within the London region over the 6 months to 18 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
Central London - 2 £456 -
West London - 1 - -
WMI
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 London region with a requirement for WMI.

1 27 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 25 (92.59%) Linux
3 24 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (85.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (81.48%) Hyper-V
5 22 (81.48%) CentOS
5 22 (81.48%) Open Source
5 22 (81.48%) Splunk
5 22 (81.48%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (81.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (81.48%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (81.48%) Windows Server
5 22 (81.48%) Cisco
5 22 (81.48%) VMware
6 18 (66.67%) SolarWinds
7 16 (59.26%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (59.26%) Bash Shell
7 16 (59.26%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (59.26%) Migration
8 15 (55.56%) DevOps
9 13 (48.15%) Firewall
10 11 (40.74%) SAN
10 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
10 11 (40.74%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (37.04%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (37.04%) Patch Management
11 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
11 10 (37.04%) DNS
11 10 (37.04%) LAN

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 22 (81.48%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 16 (59.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) Firewall
2 11 (40.74%) SAN
3 10 (37.04%) DHCP
3 10 (37.04%) DNS
3 10 (37.04%) LAN
3 10 (37.04%) VoIP
3 10 (37.04%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) SNMP
4 2 (7.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) FishEye
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Windows Engineer
2 15 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (48.15%) Operations Engineer
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (37.04%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 9 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 9 (33.33%) Windows DevOps Engineer
6 5 (18.52%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (14.81%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (14.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (14.81%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Administrator
8 2 (7.41%) DBA
8 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
9 1 (3.70%) Senior DBA
9 1 (3.70%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Clustering
1 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
1 10 (37.04%) Replication
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Linux
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (85.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (81.48%) CentOS
4 22 (81.48%) Windows Server
4 22 (81.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.41%) Unix
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Open Source
2 16 (59.26%) Migration
3 15 (55.56%) DevOps
4 11 (40.74%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (37.04%) Patch Management
5 10 (37.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.41%) BCP
7 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
7 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (7.41%) ETL
7 2 (7.41%) High Availability
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 2 (7.41%) ITSM
7 2 (7.41%) Use Case
8 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.70%) Secure Coding
8 1 (3.70%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 16 (59.26%) Bash Shell
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) VB
4 2 (7.41%) VBScript
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) Hyper-V
1 22 (81.48%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (37.04%) Samba
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (59.26%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.11%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) Ansible
3 2 (7.41%) Nagios
3 2 (7.41%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) Salt
3 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.70%) Netcool
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Cisco
1 22 (81.48%) Splunk
1 22 (81.48%) VMware
2 18 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
4 10 (37.04%) Fortinet
4 10 (37.04%) Juniper
4 10 (37.04%) Mitel
5 2 (7.41%) AppDynamics
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.70%) CyberArk
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Perforce
6 1 (3.70%) Sybase