The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wintel Architect
Rank 573 560 569
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Architect 7 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.020% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.022% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -19.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £408 £463
% change year-on-year
+13.49% -11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48693 46426 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.61% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29668 27020 29360
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2159 2630
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%

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 11 July 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 8 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 11 July 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 -9 6 £450 +28.11%
South East -12 2 £463 +36.02%
Scotland -9 1 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Kilbride - - - - 1

Wintel Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Citrix
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Clustering
6 4 (21.05%) XenApp
7 3 (15.79%) Lync
7 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (15.79%) Change Control
7 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
7 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
7 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
7 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
7 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
7 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
7 3 (15.79%) MCP
7 3 (15.79%) MCSE
7 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery

Wintel Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2000
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (15.79%) Lync
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) VPN
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) VLAN
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.26%) X.500
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) HPUX
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (15.79%) Change Control
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) MCP
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) MCITP
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) XenApp
4 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) ARCserve
1 3 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
1 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Citrix
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) AppSense