The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 157 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 -  
Contract jobs citing WMI 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.068% 0.053% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.63% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £525 £380 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.15% -  
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 the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 317 351 336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.73% 9.31% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 319 357
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £281 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 10
Median hourly rate £28.75 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.92% +8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.74 £13.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £21.00 £40.92
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 the North West

Job postings citing WMI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for WMI in the North West

WMI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WMI in the North West

WMI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WMI in the North West

WMI
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WMI within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +14 2 £525 +38.15%
WMI
England

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 North West region with a requirement for WMI.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) iManage

WMI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) iManage