The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 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 / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 268 258
Contract jobs citing WMI 0 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.11% 0.074%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.94% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Median daily rate - £438 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +44.62%  
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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 870 1062 1042
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.17% 12.04% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 624 579
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +11.62% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 40 39
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.50 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.19% +67.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.95 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

WMI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

WMI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WMI in the South East

WMI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WMI in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for WMI.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) COM+
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing

WMI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Server Building
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware