The table below looks at the statistics for the Wintel Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Engineer
Rank 495 475 492
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 137 135 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 77 74
Average daily rate £360 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.10% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £266 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £33.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
+18.62% -
Wintel Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48675 47897 46873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.03% 94.74% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32102 29497 29007
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1920 1942
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Wintel Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Wintel Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Wintel Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Wintel Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Wintel Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Wintel Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Wintel Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Wintel Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Wintel Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Wintel Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Wintel Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London +6 41 £450 +7.14% 2
South East -28 40 £355 +2.89% 1
South West +15 14 £280 +12.00% 1
North West - 14 £375 -
West Midlands -8 9 £280 -13.84% 2
North East -27 9 £230 -
East of England +2 8 £265 -5.35%
Yorkshire +2 5 £280 -6.66%
East Midlands +8 4 £363 - 2
Wintel Engineer
UK

Wintel Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 183 (84.72%) Windows
2 145 (67.13%) Active Directory
3 136 (62.96%) VMware
4 129 (59.72%) Windows Server
5 86 (39.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 80 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 79 (36.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 76 (35.19%) Microsoft
9 72 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 64 (29.63%) HP
11 63 (29.17%) Citrix
12 58 (26.85%) Windows Server 2003
13 53 (24.54%) PowerShell
14 52 (24.07%) SC Cleared
15 51 (23.61%) DNS
16 44 (20.37%) Finance
17 43 (19.91%) Microsoft Certification
18 42 (19.44%) MS Exchange
18 42 (19.44%) Hyper-V
19 41 (18.98%) vSphere
20 35 (16.20%) ITIL
21 34 (15.74%) SQL Server
21 34 (15.74%) SQL
21 34 (15.74%) MCSE
21 34 (15.74%) Clustering
21 34 (15.74%) SCCM
22 33 (15.28%) Server Building
23 32 (14.81%) DHCP
24 31 (14.35%) SAN
25 25 (11.57%) MS Excel

Wintel Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 42 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (6.94%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.17%) IIS
4 7 (3.24%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.93%) Apache
7 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.24%) Office 365
2 6 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.46%) IaaS
4 1 (0.46%) PaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (23.61%) DNS
2 32 (14.81%) DHCP
3 31 (14.35%) SAN
4 14 (6.48%) Firewall
5 11 (5.09%) NetScaler
6 10 (4.63%) Internet
7 8 (3.70%) LAN
7 8 (3.70%) WAN
8 5 (2.31%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.85%) DMZ
9 4 (1.85%) Intranet
9 4 (1.85%) SSL
10 3 (1.39%) VLAN
11 2 (0.93%) SNMP
11 2 (0.93%) VoIP
11 2 (0.93%) VPN
12 1 (0.46%) FTP
12 1 (0.46%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.46%) LDAP
12 1 (0.46%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.24%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.46%) MySQL
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.93%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.46%) MSI
General
1 44 (20.37%) Finance
2 24 (11.11%) Banking
3 11 (5.09%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.31%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.85%) Electronics
5 4 (1.85%) Marketing
5 4 (1.85%) Retail
5 4 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.39%) Law
7 2 (0.93%) Advertising
7 2 (0.93%) Back Office
7 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Publishing
8 1 (0.46%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.09%) .NET
1 11 (5.09%) HTML
2 3 (1.39%) Middleware
2 3 (1.39%) XML
3 2 (0.93%) Web Services
4 1 (0.46%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.74%) Clustering
2 25 (11.57%) Data Centre
3 17 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.09%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.39%) CMDB
7 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.93%) PKI
8 1 (0.46%) FMCG
8 1 (0.46%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.46%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.46%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.46%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 183 (84.72%) Windows
2 129 (59.72%) Windows Server
3 86 (39.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (26.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (9.72%) Linux
7 14 (6.48%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.31%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.85%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.85%) Unix
9 4 (1.85%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.93%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.46%) CentOS
12 1 (0.46%) Solaris
12 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.20%) ITIL
2 33 (15.28%) Server Building
3 23 (10.65%) Migration
4 20 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (7.87%) Project Management
6 15 (6.94%) Configuration Management
6 15 (6.94%) Incident Management
6 15 (6.94%) Time Management
7 14 (6.48%) Application Packaging
8 12 (5.56%) Change Management
9 11 (5.09%) High Availability
9 11 (5.09%) Open Source
10 10 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.17%) Change Control
11 9 (4.17%) Software Deployment
12 7 (3.24%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (2.78%) Load Balancing
14 5 (2.31%) Root Cause Analysis
15 4 (1.85%) Digital Marketing
15 4 (1.85%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 53 (24.54%) PowerShell
2 34 (15.74%) SQL
3 16 (7.41%) VBScript
4 13 (6.02%) C#
5 1 (0.46%) C
5 1 (0.46%) Perl
5 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 52 (24.07%) SC Cleared
3 43 (19.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (15.74%) MCSE
5 19 (8.80%) MCSA
6 15 (6.94%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.24%) Degree
7 7 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.78%) MCITP
9 4 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (1.39%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.93%) MCTS
11 2 (0.93%) RHCE
11 2 (0.93%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.46%) CCNA
12 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.46%) MCSD
12 1 (0.46%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.31%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 145 (67.13%) Active Directory
2 79 (36.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (19.44%) Hyper-V
4 41 (18.98%) vSphere
5 20 (9.26%) XenApp
6 13 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (4.17%) VMware ESX
8 8 (3.70%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.78%) VMware Server
10 5 (2.31%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (1.85%) Firmware
12 3 (1.39%) DFS Replication
12 3 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.93%) XenServer
14 1 (0.46%) Docker
14 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (15.74%) SCCM
2 20 (9.26%) WSUS
3 19 (8.80%) Backup Exec
4 15 (6.94%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 15 (6.94%) McAfee ePO
5 13 (6.02%) NetBackup
5 13 (6.02%) SCOM
6 10 (4.63%) HP SIM
7 9 (4.17%) EdgeSight
8 5 (2.31%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.85%) Puppet
9 4 (1.85%) vMotion
10 3 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.46%) MAILsweeper
12 1 (0.46%) Nessus
12 1 (0.46%) OpenView
12 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 136 (62.96%) VMware
2 76 (35.19%) Microsoft
3 64 (29.63%) HP
4 63 (29.17%) Citrix
5 20 (9.26%) Intel Security
6 13 (6.02%) Dell
7 12 (5.56%) Veritas
8 11 (5.09%) AppSense
8 11 (5.09%) Cisco
8 11 (5.09%) EMC
9 10 (4.63%) CA
9 10 (4.63%) NetApp
10 9 (4.17%) IBM
11 8 (3.70%) Symantec
12 6 (2.78%) 3PAR
12 6 (2.78%) CommVault
12 6 (2.78%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.31%) SAP
14 3 (1.39%) Oracle
15 2 (0.93%) F5
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