The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Wintel Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Specialist
Rank - 156 134
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Specialist 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.027% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.029% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £225 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £420 £303
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +38.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
Wintel Specialist
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
3676 3472 2906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.62% 94.71% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2212 1949 1561
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 203 192
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.61 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Wintel Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Wintel Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Wintel Specialist
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 Specialist across the North West region.

Wintel Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Wintel Specialist Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Wintel Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

Wintel Specialist 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP