The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Wintel Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Engineer
Rank 156 140 120
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 7 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.24% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.26% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Median daily rate £375 £310 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £323 £290
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.72% +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
3552 3495 2972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.69% 94.66% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2205 2024 1614
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 197 177
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £43.43 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Wintel Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Wintel Engineer in the job title.

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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 4 £375 +20.96%
Merseyside - 1 - -
Wintel Engineer
England

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Wintel Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Wintel Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (95.24%) Active Directory
2 16 (76.19%) Hyper-V
3 15 (71.43%) Clustering
3 15 (71.43%) Microsoft Clustering
4 14 (66.67%) VMware
5 13 (61.90%) Windows
6 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
6 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
6 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
8 9 (42.86%) Time Management
9 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (33.33%) HP
9 7 (33.33%) DHCP
9 7 (33.33%) DNS
9 7 (33.33%) Veritas
9 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (19.05%) SCCM
12 4 (19.05%) SCVMM
12 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
12 4 (19.05%) ITIL
13 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
13 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
14 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
14 2 (9.52%) Trend Micro
14 2 (9.52%) arcserve

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) DHCP
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) DMZ
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) Clustering
2 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Time Management
2 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) MCSA
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (95.24%) Active Directory
2 16 (76.19%) Hyper-V
3 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) Firmware
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) SCVMM
3 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.76%) SCOM
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) HP
2 7 (33.33%) Veritas
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) arcserve
4 2 (9.52%) Dell
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) Intel Security
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec
4 2 (9.52%) Trend Micro
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) ProCurve