The table below looks at the statistics for the Wintel Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wintel Engineer
Rank 128 103 110
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 8 28 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 1.02% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 1.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 2
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£313 £321 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% +11.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £246 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £351 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £330 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
Wintel Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3041 2529 2296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.71% 92.33% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 1282 1111
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 47 83
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.05 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Wintel Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Wintel Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Wintel Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Wintel Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Wintel Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Wintel Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Wintel Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Glasgow +6 5 £325 - 1
Renfrewshire +4 3 £300 -3.22%
Wintel Engineer
UK

Wintel Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Citrix
4 7 (53.85%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) UNIX
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
6 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) DHCP
6 4 (30.77%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) IPv4
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (23.08%) AppSense
7 3 (23.08%) HP
7 3 (23.08%) SAN
7 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
7 3 (23.08%) Six Sigma
7 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
7 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (23.08%) Change Control

Wintel Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) IPv4
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
1 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Six Sigma
2 3 (23.08%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Pay per click
3 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Citrix
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) AppSense