The table below looks at the statistics for the Wintel Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wintel Engineer
Rank 179 191 187
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 5 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.097% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £423 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £395 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £556 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.11% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -3.70%
Wintel Engineer
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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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4780 5413 5331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.07% 93.31% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3657 3807 3953
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 87 128
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.28 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Wintel Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Wintel Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Wintel Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Wintel Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Wintel Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Wintel Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Wintel Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 10 (58.82%) VMware
4 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) XenApp
5 7 (41.18%) DNS
5 7 (41.18%) Citrix
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (41.18%) Banking
6 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) AppSense
8 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (17.65%) SCCM
9 3 (17.65%) SCOM
9 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
9 3 (17.65%) vSphere
9 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
9 3 (17.65%) Lync
9 3 (17.65%) Clustering
9 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (17.65%) DHCP
9 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
9 3 (17.65%) IIS
10 2 (11.76%) MS Office
10 2 (11.76%) Windows XP

Wintel Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (17.65%) Lync
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
3 2 (11.76%) FTP
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) WLAN
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (41.18%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Service Management
1 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
2 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
2 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
2 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) XenApp
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (17.65%) vSphere
5 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.88%) UAG
6 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.88%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
1 3 (17.65%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
2 1 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) AppSense
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 2 (11.76%) Symantec
6 2 (11.76%) McAfee
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) Dell
7 1 (5.88%) BMC
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.88%) RightFax
7 1 (5.88%) Cyber-Ark