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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wintel Engineer
Rank 93 95 105
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 30 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% 0.99% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.07% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £170 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £410 £227
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.11% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -3.70%
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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
2608 2253 1929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.36% 92.72% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1461 1106 1005
Average daily rate £375 £356 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.48% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 59 47
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 32 (74.42%) Active Directory
3 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
4 22 (51.16%) VMware
5 20 (46.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (44.19%) SC Cleared
6 19 (44.19%) Security Cleared
7 15 (34.88%) MCITP
7 15 (34.88%) MCSA
8 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (30.23%) PowerShell
9 13 (30.23%) Citrix
10 12 (27.91%) ITIL
11 11 (25.58%) HTML
11 11 (25.58%) VBScript
11 11 (25.58%) XML
11 11 (25.58%) High Availability
11 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (23.26%) SQL
13 9 (20.93%) HP
13 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
14 8 (18.60%) IIS
14 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (16.28%) DHCP
15 7 (16.28%) DNS
15 7 (16.28%) Validation
16 6 (13.95%) Migration
17 5 (11.63%) VMware ESX
17 5 (11.63%) IPsec

Wintel Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (18.60%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) DHCP
1 7 (16.28%) DNS
2 5 (11.63%) IPsec
3 4 (9.30%) SAN
3 4 (9.30%) LAN
3 4 (9.30%) WAN
4 3 (6.98%) VLAN
4 3 (6.98%) IPv4
5 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.33%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) SSL
6 1 (2.33%) SNMP
6 1 (2.33%) Intranet
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) HTML
1 11 (25.58%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.65%) Linux
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.33%) UNIX
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) ITIL
2 11 (25.58%) High Availability
3 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
4 7 (16.28%) Validation
5 6 (13.95%) Migration
6 3 (6.98%) Fault Management
7 2 (4.65%) Change Management
8 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.33%) CRM
8 1 (2.33%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) PowerShell
2 11 (25.58%) VBScript
3 10 (23.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (44.19%) SC Cleared
2 19 (44.19%) Security Cleared
3 15 (34.88%) MCSA
3 15 (34.88%) MCITP
4 4 (9.30%) Degree
4 4 (9.30%) MCTS
4 4 (9.30%) MCP
5 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) VCP4
System Software
1 32 (74.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.63%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.65%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) Firmware
5 1 (2.33%) XenApp
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) WSUS
3 1 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 22 (51.16%) VMware
3 13 (30.23%) Citrix
4 9 (20.93%) HP
5 3 (6.98%) EMC
6 1 (2.33%) Intel
6 1 (2.33%) NetApp
6 1 (2.33%) Veritas
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.33%) AppSense
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle