The table below looks at the statistics for the Wintel Support 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wintel Support
Rank 557 524 507
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Support 22 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.060% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.065% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 11
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£300 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £315 £285
% change year-on-year
-6.74% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £12.50
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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 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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Wintel Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Wintel Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

Wintel Support
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Wintel Support Daily Rate Trend in England

Wintel Support
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wintel Support across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Wintel Support Daily Rate Histogram in England

Wintel Support
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Wintel Support Hourly Rate Trend in England

Wintel Support
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 Support within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
London -8 6 £320 -14.66%
South East -12 4 £313 +19.84%
Yorkshire - 4 £294 -
North East - 4 £190 -
South West +3 2 £328 -7.53%
East of England +5 1 £275 -
North West -25 1 £350 +16.66%
Wintel Support
UK

Wintel Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Wintel Support 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 Support in their job title.

1 35 (74.47%) Windows
2 26 (55.32%) Active Directory
3 25 (53.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (48.94%) VMware
5 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (34.04%) DNS
7 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
7 13 (27.66%) Finance
8 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
9 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
9 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (19.15%) Lync
10 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
10 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (19.15%) Citrix
11 8 (17.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (17.02%) DHCP
11 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
11 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
11 8 (17.02%) Banking
12 7 (14.89%) XenApp
12 7 (14.89%) SCCM
12 7 (14.89%) SCOM
12 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
12 7 (14.89%) ITIL
12 7 (14.89%) SQL
12 7 (14.89%) SAN
12 7 (14.89%) Terminal Services

Wintel Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Wintel Support 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 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
2 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
3 9 (19.15%) Lync
3 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (17.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (10.64%) IIS
6 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
8 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) DNS
2 8 (17.02%) DHCP
3 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
3 7 (14.89%) SAN
4 4 (8.51%) NAS
4 4 (8.51%) Unified Communications
5 3 (6.38%) NetScaler
5 3 (6.38%) FTP
6 2 (4.26%) LAN
6 2 (4.26%) WAN
6 2 (4.26%) Firewall
7 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.13%) Network Security
7 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Banking
3 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.38%) Fat Client
1 3 (6.38%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.26%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Symmetrix
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (74.47%) Windows
2 25 (53.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.13%) Solaris
6 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) Migration
3 3 (6.38%) Change Control
3 3 (6.38%) Service Management
3 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.38%) ITSM
3 3 (6.38%) Project Management
4 2 (4.26%) Change Management
4 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.26%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.26%) Low Latency
5 1 (2.13%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.13%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.13%) Line Management
5 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.13%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.13%) Workflow Management
5 1 (2.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 3 (6.38%) VBScript
4 2 (4.26%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
1 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) MCP
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
System Software
1 26 (55.32%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.89%) XenApp
3 7 (14.89%) Terminal Services
4 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.51%) vSphere
6 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (4.26%) VMware Server
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.13%) UAG
8 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) SCCM
1 7 (14.89%) SCOM
2 3 (6.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.26%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.26%) EdgeSight
3 2 (4.26%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.13%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.13%) MOM
4 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) VMware
2 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.15%) Citrix
4 4 (8.51%) HP
4 4 (8.51%) Symantec
5 3 (6.38%) Veeam
5 3 (6.38%) McAfee
5 3 (6.38%) Dell
6 2 (4.26%) IBM
6 2 (4.26%) Juniper
6 2 (4.26%) Veritas
6 2 (4.26%) CA
6 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.26%) Nimsoft
7 1 (2.13%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.13%) AppSense
7 1 (2.13%) Altiris
7 1 (2.13%) NetApp
7 1 (2.13%) Sophos
7 1 (2.13%) Remedy