The table below looks at the statistics for the Wintel Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wintel Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wintel Engineer
Rank 33 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.88% 1.47% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £25.93 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+30.18% -3.98%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
324 323 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.58% 94.72% 91.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 186 153
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 64
Average hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Wintel Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wintel Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Wintel Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Wintel Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wintel Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Wintel Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Wintel Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Wintel Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Wintel Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Lync
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) PKI
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007

Wintel Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Wintel Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Wintel Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Clearswift
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee