The table below looks at the statistics for the Wintel Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wintel Engineer
Rank 371 374 353
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 32 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 20
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£375 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £284 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £283 £315
% change year-on-year
+15.04% -10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £20.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+61.72% -19.00%
Wintel Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Wintel Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Wintel Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Wintel Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Wintel Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Wintel Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Wintel Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Wintel Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Wintel Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Wintel Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
City of London +6 6 £425 -1.50% 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Wintel Engineer
England

Wintel Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 75 (90.36%) Windows
2 61 (73.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (71.08%) Active Directory
4 55 (66.27%) VMware
5 32 (38.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (36.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (34.94%) HP
8 28 (33.73%) Citrix
9 26 (31.33%) PowerShell
9 26 (31.33%) SCCM
10 25 (30.12%) vSphere
11 24 (28.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
12 23 (27.71%) DNS
13 21 (25.30%) MS Exchange
14 17 (20.48%) SQL
14 17 (20.48%) Finance
14 17 (20.48%) XenApp
14 17 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2010
15 16 (19.28%) Sophos
16 15 (18.07%) ITIL
17 13 (15.66%) DHCP
17 13 (15.66%) F5
17 13 (15.66%) SCOM
18 12 (14.46%) Windows 7
18 12 (14.46%) HP SIM
19 11 (13.25%) SAN
19 11 (13.25%) Banking
19 11 (13.25%) Clustering
20 10 (12.05%) Migration

Wintel Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 21 (25.30%) MS Exchange
2 17 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (10.84%) SharePoint
5 8 (9.64%) Lync
6 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (6.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.82%) IIS
9 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Office
2 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.71%) DNS
2 13 (15.66%) DHCP
3 11 (13.25%) SAN
4 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.43%) NetScaler
5 5 (6.02%) iSCSI
5 5 (6.02%) Firewall
6 4 (4.82%) LAN
6 4 (4.82%) WAN
7 2 (2.41%) MPLS
7 2 (2.41%) DSL
7 2 (2.41%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.20%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.20%) Wireless
8 1 (1.20%) IPsec
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MSI
General
1 17 (20.48%) Finance
2 11 (13.25%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Advertising
4 3 (3.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.20%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Clustering
2 6 (7.23%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.82%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.82%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.41%) Replication
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 75 (90.36%) Windows
2 61 (73.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (38.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (36.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (14.46%) Windows 7
6 10 (12.05%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.61%) Linux
8 2 (2.41%) UNIX
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) ITIL
2 10 (12.05%) Migration
3 5 (6.02%) Service Management
3 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (6.02%) Change Control
4 3 (3.61%) Low Latency
4 3 (3.61%) ITSM
4 3 (3.61%) Risk Management
4 3 (3.61%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.61%) Change Management
4 3 (3.61%) Business Continuity
4 3 (3.61%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.61%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (2.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.41%) BCP
5 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.41%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (2.41%) Capacity Management
5 2 (2.41%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (31.33%) PowerShell
2 17 (20.48%) SQL
3 4 (4.82%) VBScript
4 2 (2.41%) C
5 1 (1.20%) C#
5 1 (1.20%) VB
5 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.23%) MCSE
3 4 (4.82%) CCA
3 4 (4.82%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (4.82%) MCITP
4 3 (3.61%) Degree
4 3 (3.61%) VCP5
4 3 (3.61%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.61%) CCEA
4 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.41%) MCTS
5 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (71.08%) Active Directory
2 25 (30.12%) vSphere
3 24 (28.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (20.48%) XenApp
5 10 (12.05%) vCloud
6 9 (10.84%) Hyper-V
7 8 (9.64%) VMware ESX
8 6 (7.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (6.02%) XenServer
9 5 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.41%) NLBS
11 1 (1.20%) UAG
Systems Management
1 26 (31.33%) SCCM
2 13 (15.66%) SCOM
3 12 (14.46%) HP SIM
4 5 (6.02%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (4.82%) WSUS
6 3 (3.61%) CA SiteMinder
7 2 (2.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.20%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 55 (66.27%) VMware
2 29 (34.94%) HP
3 28 (33.73%) Citrix
4 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
5 16 (19.28%) Sophos
6 13 (15.66%) F5
7 8 (9.64%) AppSense
7 8 (9.64%) Cisco
7 8 (9.64%) BMC
8 7 (8.43%) EMC
8 7 (8.43%) Altiris
9 6 (7.23%) NetApp
10 5 (6.02%) Dell
11 4 (4.82%) IBM
11 4 (4.82%) Veritas
11 4 (4.82%) McAfee
12 3 (3.61%) RightFax
12 3 (3.61%) Symantec
12 3 (3.61%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.41%) Red Hat