The table below looks at the statistics for the Wintel Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wintel Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wintel Consultant
Rank 136 121 113
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Consultant 4 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.12% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £288 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £335 £255
% change year-on-year
+19.40% +31.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Wintel Consultant
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 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2999 2266 2328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.98% 92.41% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1952 1393 1385
Average daily rate £385 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £476 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 160 192
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Wintel Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Wintel Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Wintel Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Wintel Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Wintel Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Wintel Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Wintel Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Wintel Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee