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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Engineer
Rank 485 471 452
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 106 111 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 72 66
Average daily rate £343 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.43% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +5.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+260.00% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £12.50 £25.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £33.75 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+260.00% -51.92%
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
44757 43990 42263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.48% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29198 27793 25435
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1556 1772 1890
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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
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 14 February 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
South East +3 36 £340 +4.61% 1
London -9 25 £375 -8.81% 6
South West +12 16 £280 -37.77% 1
North West -4 10 £375 -
East of England -2 7 £265 +82.75% 1
Yorkshire -8 7 £280 +133.33%
East Midlands -4 5 £355 -
West Midlands -14 5 £280 +7.69% 1
Midlands - 2 - -
Wintel Engineer
UK

Wintel Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 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.

1 161 (82.14%) Windows
2 122 (62.24%) Active Directory
3 108 (55.10%) VMware
4 101 (51.53%) Windows Server
5 73 (37.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (33.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (30.61%) Microsoft
8 53 (27.04%) Security Cleared
9 49 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 46 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (19.39%) PowerShell
11 38 (19.39%) SC Cleared
11 38 (19.39%) DNS
11 38 (19.39%) HP
11 38 (19.39%) SQL
12 36 (18.37%) SCCM
13 34 (17.35%) Finance
14 33 (16.84%) MS Exchange
15 30 (15.31%) Hyper-V
15 30 (15.31%) Citrix
16 28 (14.29%) Clustering
17 27 (13.78%) DHCP
17 27 (13.78%) vSphere
18 25 (12.76%) Linux
19 24 (12.24%) SQL Server
19 24 (12.24%) ITIL
20 22 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
20 22 (11.22%) Migration
20 22 (11.22%) Server Building
21 19 (9.69%) Data Centre

Wintel Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 33 (16.84%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.65%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.12%) IIS
4 11 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.06%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.53%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.02%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.51%) Apache
10 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.08%) Office 365
3 7 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.51%) IaaS
4 1 (0.51%) PaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (19.39%) DNS
2 27 (13.78%) DHCP
3 18 (9.18%) Firewall
3 18 (9.18%) SAN
4 12 (6.12%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.08%) LAN
5 8 (4.08%) WAN
6 6 (3.06%) FTP
6 6 (3.06%) NetScaler
6 6 (3.06%) SSL
6 6 (3.06%) VLAN
7 5 (2.55%) Internet
7 5 (2.55%) VPN
8 4 (2.04%) DMZ
8 4 (2.04%) SNMP
9 3 (1.53%) Network Security
9 3 (1.53%) VoIP
9 3 (1.53%) Wireless
10 2 (1.02%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.51%) MySQL
4 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.02%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.51%) MSI
General
1 34 (17.35%) Finance
2 15 (7.65%) Banking
3 5 (2.55%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.04%) Back Office
4 4 (2.04%) Law
4 4 (2.04%) Retail
5 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.02%) Advertising
6 2 (1.02%) Electronics
6 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.02%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.02%) .NET
1 2 (1.02%) HTML
2 1 (0.51%) Middleware
2 1 (0.51%) Web Services
2 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.29%) Clustering
2 19 (9.69%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.06%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.04%) CMDB
6 3 (1.53%) HP Storage
6 3 (1.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.02%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.02%) Replication
8 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.51%) FMCG
8 1 (0.51%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.51%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.51%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 161 (82.14%) Windows
2 101 (51.53%) Windows Server
3 73 (37.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (33.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (12.76%) Linux
7 18 (9.18%) Windows 7
8 9 (4.59%) Windows XP
9 8 (4.08%) Unix
10 6 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.55%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.04%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.53%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (1.02%) CentOS
14 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.51%) AIX
15 1 (0.51%) Solaris
15 1 (0.51%) SUSE
15 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.24%) ITIL
2 22 (11.22%) Migration
2 22 (11.22%) Server Building
3 15 (7.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (6.12%) Time Management
5 10 (5.10%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (5.10%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (4.08%) High Availability
7 7 (3.57%) Configuration Management
7 7 (3.57%) Software Deployment
8 6 (3.06%) Application Packaging
8 6 (3.06%) Patch Management
8 6 (3.06%) Service Delivery
9 5 (2.55%) Change Control
9 5 (2.55%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (2.55%) Project Management
10 4 (2.04%) Asset Management
10 4 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (2.04%) Change Management
10 4 (2.04%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.39%) PowerShell
1 38 (19.39%) SQL
2 9 (4.59%) VBScript
3 3 (1.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.02%) Korn
4 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.02%) VB
5 1 (0.51%) C
5 1 (0.51%) C#
5 1 (0.51%) Java
5 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (27.04%) Security Cleared
2 38 (19.39%) SC Cleared
3 22 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (8.16%) MCSE
5 10 (5.10%) MCSA
6 7 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.53%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.53%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (1.53%) Degree
7 3 (1.53%) MCITP
8 2 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.51%) CCNA
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.51%) MCP
9 1 (0.51%) MCSD
9 1 (0.51%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.57%) SLA
2 3 (1.53%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 122 (62.24%) Active Directory
2 46 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (15.31%) Hyper-V
4 27 (13.78%) vSphere
5 10 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (4.59%) XenApp
7 6 (3.06%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.55%) Firmware
9 4 (2.04%) VMware Server
9 4 (2.04%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.53%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.53%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.02%) vCloud
11 2 (1.02%) Xen
11 2 (1.02%) XenServer
12 1 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.51%) Docker
12 1 (0.51%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 36 (18.37%) SCCM
2 16 (8.16%) WSUS
3 13 (6.63%) SCOM
4 12 (6.12%) Backup Exec
4 12 (6.12%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (2.04%) Puppet
6 4 (2.04%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.53%) vMotion
8 2 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.02%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.51%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.51%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.51%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.51%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 108 (55.10%) VMware
2 60 (30.61%) Microsoft
3 38 (19.39%) HP
4 30 (15.31%) Citrix
5 12 (6.12%) Cisco
6 11 (5.61%) Intel Security
7 10 (5.10%) Dell
8 8 (4.08%) EMC
8 8 (4.08%) Symantec
9 7 (3.57%) Veritas
10 6 (3.06%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.55%) 3PAR
11 5 (2.55%) NetApp
11 5 (2.55%) Oracle
11 5 (2.55%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.53%) BMC
12 3 (1.53%) SAP
13 2 (1.02%) CA
13 2 (1.02%) IBM
13 2 (1.02%) ION Trading
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