The table below looks at the statistics for the Wintel Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wintel Engineer
Rank 260 226 229
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 16 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.24% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 6
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£338 £305 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% +74.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £291 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £348 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £330 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9331 8415 8134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.14% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5624 4695 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 410 498
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
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 the South East

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

Wintel Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Wintel Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Wintel Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Wintel Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Wintel Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Wintel Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 31 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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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
Surrey -3 5 £400 +23.07% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £300 -
West Sussex - 3 £338 -
Berkshire -3 2 - -
Hampshire -18 2 £390 +27.86%
Middlesex - 1 £325 -
Wintel Engineer
England

Wintel Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 60 (82.19%) Windows
2 49 (67.12%) Active Directory
3 34 (46.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (43.84%) Microsoft
5 29 (39.73%) VMware
6 26 (35.62%) Security Cleared
7 22 (30.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (30.14%) ITIL
8 21 (28.77%) HP
9 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (26.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (26.03%) SC Cleared
11 18 (24.66%) SCCM
11 18 (24.66%) VBScript
12 17 (23.29%) PowerShell
13 15 (20.55%) MCITP
13 15 (20.55%) MCSA
13 15 (20.55%) SAN
14 13 (17.81%) High Availability
15 12 (16.44%) Hyper-V
15 12 (16.44%) HTML
15 12 (16.44%) XML
16 11 (15.07%) Citrix
16 11 (15.07%) Clustering
16 11 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure
17 10 (13.70%) Client/Server
17 10 (13.70%) MS Exchange
18 9 (12.33%) Firewall
18 9 (12.33%) SCOM
18 9 (12.33%) Windows 7

Wintel Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (13.70%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.11%) IIS
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.74%) Lync
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.37%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.55%) SAN
2 9 (12.33%) Firewall
3 8 (10.96%) DNS
4 6 (8.22%) DHCP
5 5 (6.85%) LAN
5 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.48%) VPN
7 3 (4.11%) WAN
7 3 (4.11%) Network Security
7 3 (4.11%) NAS
8 2 (2.74%) VoIP
9 1 (1.37%) FTP
9 1 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.37%) IPsec
9 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Retail
2 1 (1.37%) Local Government
2 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) HTML
1 12 (16.44%) XML
2 3 (4.11%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.74%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Clustering
2 10 (13.70%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (82.19%) Windows
2 34 (46.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (30.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (12.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.74%) Linux
7 1 (1.37%) HPUX
7 1 (1.37%) Solaris
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) ITIL
2 13 (17.81%) High Availability
3 9 (12.33%) Migration
4 6 (8.22%) Server Building
5 4 (5.48%) Server Hardening
5 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.11%) Validation
6 3 (4.11%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.74%) Pay per click
7 2 (2.74%) Fault Management
7 2 (2.74%) CRM
7 2 (2.74%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.37%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.37%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.37%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.37%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.37%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (1.37%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) VBScript
2 17 (23.29%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.96%) SQL
4 6 (8.22%) VB
5 2 (2.74%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (35.62%) Security Cleared
2 19 (26.03%) SC Cleared
2 19 (26.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (20.55%) MCITP
3 15 (20.55%) MCSA
4 6 (8.22%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.48%) Degree
6 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.74%) MCSE
7 1 (1.37%) MCP
7 1 (1.37%) CCNA
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 49 (67.12%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.44%) Hyper-V
3 11 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.37%) vSphere
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (24.66%) SCCM
2 9 (12.33%) SCOM
3 3 (4.11%) Nessus
4 2 (2.74%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.74%) MOM
4 2 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.74%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (1.37%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.37%) Netcool
5 1 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 29 (39.73%) VMware
3 21 (28.77%) HP
4 11 (15.07%) Citrix
5 6 (8.22%) EMC
6 4 (5.48%) Cisco
6 4 (5.48%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.37%) Symantec
8 1 (1.37%) McAfee
8 1 (1.37%) AppSense
8 1 (1.37%) F5
8 1 (1.37%) Dell
8 1 (1.37%) Juniper
8 1 (1.37%) NetApp
8 1 (1.37%) Veritas