The table below looks at the statistics for the Wintel Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wintel Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wintel Architect
Rank 606 572 578
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Architect 7 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.010% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.010% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£538 £438 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £388 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £488 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £438 £420
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Wintel Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Wintel Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wintel Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wintel Architect within the UK.

Wintel Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Wintel Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wintel Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Wintel Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Wintel Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wintel Architect within the UK.

Wintel Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Wintel Architect
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
England -26 6 £538 +22.85% 2
London -6 2 £338 -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -

Wintel Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Wintel Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (23.08%) XenServer
4 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (15.38%) XenApp
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
5 2 (15.38%) vSphere
5 2 (15.38%) SCCM
5 2 (15.38%) SCVMM
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (15.38%) AppSense
5 2 (15.38%) Replication
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (15.38%) MCSE
6 1 (7.69%) MCSA
6 1 (7.69%) LDAP
6 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP

Wintel Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Wintel Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) Lync
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) X.500
1 1 (7.69%) VLAN
1 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) HPUX
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
1 1 (7.69%) Migration
1 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
1 1 (7.69%) Change Control
1 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) XenServer
3 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) SCVMM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) ARCserve
2 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) AppSense
5 1 (7.69%) Intel
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec