The first table below looks at the demand for the Wintel Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wintel Engineer
Rank 60 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 7 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.87% 0.90% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£280 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
- -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 - £20.50
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
750 712 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.63% 91.40% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 298 433
Average daily rate £375 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 45
Average hourly rate £15.00 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.46% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.14 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £42.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Wintel Engineer
North West

Wintel Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Wintel Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Wintel Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Wintel Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Wintel Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wintel Engineer across the Cheshire region.

Wintel Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Wintel Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +4 2 - -
Wintel Engineer
North West

Wintel Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
4 13 (76.47%) Citrix
5 12 (70.59%) VMware
6 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
6 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
7 8 (47.06%) SCCM
8 6 (35.29%) XenApp
9 5 (29.41%) SCOM
10 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
10 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
10 4 (23.53%) Clustering
11 3 (17.65%) Remedy
11 3 (17.65%) HP
11 3 (17.65%) ITIL
11 3 (17.65%) SCVMM
12 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (11.76%) Linux
13 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
13 1 (5.88%) DHCP
13 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
13 1 (5.88%) DNS
13 1 (5.88%) SAN
13 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (5.88%) High Availability

Wintel Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) XenApp
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) SCCM
2 5 (29.41%) SCOM
3 3 (17.65%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Citrix
2 12 (70.59%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Remedy
3 3 (17.65%) HP