The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Wintel Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wintel Architect
UK
Rank 592 615 611
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Architect 10 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.023% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.024% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 9
Median daily rate £525 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Wintel Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Wintel Architect in the job title.

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
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 10 £525 +16.66%
London +23 5 £525 -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
South West - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Atherstone - 1 - -

Wintel Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Wintel Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Wintel Architect in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (56.25%) HP
6 8 (50.00%) Citrix
6 8 (50.00%) Finance
7 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (37.50%) SCCM
8 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (31.25%) XenApp
9 5 (31.25%) Software Deployment
9 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (31.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (31.25%) Migration
9 5 (31.25%) Games
9 5 (31.25%) Banking
9 5 (31.25%) SAML
9 5 (31.25%) Symantec
9 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
9 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
9 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
9 5 (31.25%) SQL
9 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
10 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

Wintel Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Games
3 2 (12.50%) Electronics
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) SAML
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 2 (12.50%) HP Storage
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) AIX
6 1 (6.25%) HPUX
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
1 5 (31.25%) Software Deployment
2 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (12.50%) Escalation Management
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Application Discovery
4 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
2 5 (31.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
3 1 (6.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) HP
4 8 (50.00%) Citrix
5 5 (31.25%) Symantec
6 2 (12.50%) Bloomberg
6 2 (12.50%) Dell
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Reuters
6 2 (12.50%) Veritas
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat