The first table below looks at the demand for the Wintel Support 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wintel Support
Rank 404 393 413
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Support 2 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.042% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.045% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
Average daily rate
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£358 £288 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.34% -25.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £283 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £300 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £245 £333
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21143 22043 24232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.79% 92.40% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14595 14981 15695
Average daily rate £425 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 477 629
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Wintel Support
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Wintel Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Wintel Support Jobs Demand Trend in London

Wintel Support
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Wintel Support Daily Rate Trend in London

Wintel Support
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wintel Support across the London region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Wintel Support Daily Rate Histogram in London

Wintel Support
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Wintel Support Hourly Rate Trend in London

Wintel Support
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 Support within the London region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
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Daily Rate
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% Change
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Wintel Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
4 4 (57.14%) Clustering
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (42.86%) vSphere
5 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) MCSE
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) IIS
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 2 (28.57%) Middleware
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (28.57%) Avaya

Wintel Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) iPhone
3 1 (14.29%) iPad
3 1 (14.29%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) Mercator
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) Sophos
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds