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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wintel Support
Rank 570 559 559
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Support 19 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.036% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.039% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 7
Average daily rate
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£301 £230 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.97% -16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £163 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £323 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £276 £243 £288
% change year-on-year
+13.91% -15.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.09 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.21% +137.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.09 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-25.21% +137.70%
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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
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +23 7 £350 - 1
North East -24 3 £213 -5.44%
North West -33 3 £285 +17.52% 2
East of England +2 2 £278 +33.73%
South East -18 2 - -
South West -11 1 £325 -5.79%
Yorkshire -31 1 - -
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Wintel Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (76.92%) Windows
2 22 (56.41%) Active Directory
3 20 (51.28%) VMware
4 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 11 (28.21%) DNS
8 9 (23.08%) Citrix
8 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
8 9 (23.08%) Finance
9 8 (20.51%) SCCM
9 8 (20.51%) DHCP
10 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
10 7 (17.95%) SQL
10 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (15.38%) Server Building
11 6 (15.38%) HP
12 5 (12.82%) IIS
12 5 (12.82%) ITIL
12 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
12 5 (12.82%) SCOM
12 5 (12.82%) Banking
12 5 (12.82%) Migration
12 5 (12.82%) Lync
12 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (10.26%) Data Centre

Wintel Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) IIS
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) Lync
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) DNS
2 8 (20.51%) DHCP
3 3 (7.69%) FTP
3 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) SAN
4 2 (5.13%) Unified Communications
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) SMTP
5 1 (2.56%) LAN
5 1 (2.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (76.92%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.56%) UNIX
6 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Server Building
2 5 (12.82%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Migration
3 3 (7.69%) Change Control
3 3 (7.69%) Software Deployment
4 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.56%) Workflow
5 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.56%) Workflow Management
5 1 (2.56%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.56%) Time Management
5 1 (2.56%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.56%) DevOps
5 1 (2.56%) Security Hardening
5 1 (2.56%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
3 1 (2.56%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (56.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) XenApp
3 3 (7.69%) vSphere
3 3 (7.69%) Terminal Services
3 3 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Server
4 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.56%) Xen
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) SCCM
2 5 (12.82%) SCOM
3 3 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (5.13%) HP SIM
4 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.56%) Puppet
5 1 (2.56%) Nagios
5 1 (2.56%) OpenView
5 1 (2.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) VMware
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.08%) Citrix
4 6 (15.38%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) Symantec
5 3 (7.69%) McAfee
6 2 (5.13%) Veritas
6 2 (5.13%) AppSense
6 2 (5.13%) Altiris
6 2 (5.13%) RightFax
7 1 (2.56%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.56%) Juniper
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle
7 1 (2.56%) Sybase
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco
7 1 (2.56%) IBM