The table below looks at the statistics for the Wintel Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wintel Engineer
Rank 143 117 126
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 8 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.43% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.46% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
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£330 £280 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £265 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £350 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £295 £293
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year
+77.41% -
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3393 2828 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.45% 93.64% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1972 1529 1119
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £223 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 167 174
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Wintel Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Wintel Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Wintel Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Wintel Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Wintel Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Wintel Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Wintel Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Wintel Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Wintel Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
Manchester -12 3 £330 -19.51%
Lancashire - 3 £375 -
Cheshire -11 2 £225 -19.64%
Wintel Engineer
England

Wintel Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) MCITP
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) MCSA
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) VBScript
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) Server Building
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Firmware
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) MCP
6 1 (10.00%) SAP

Wintel Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Server Building
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (50.00%) MCITP
2 4 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) XenServer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (10.00%) Firmware
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Altiris
3 1 (10.00%) SAP