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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Architect
Rank 612 579 566
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Architect 11 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.027% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.029% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
Average daily rate £450 £475 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +32.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £428 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +30.13%
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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 14 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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 11 £450 -5.26% 2
London -7 3 £525 +10.52%
South East - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 - -
North West -11 2 £450 -6.49%
Manchester -16 2 £450 -6.49%
East of England - 2 £450 - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - - 2
Norwich - 1 £450 -
Essex - 1 - - 2
Norfolk - 1 £450 -

Wintel Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) Windows Server
3 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
4 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
4 12 (38.71%) VMware
5 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (29.03%) Citrix
8 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (25.81%) Intel
8 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
8 8 (25.81%) MCSE
9 7 (22.58%) ITIL
9 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
9 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
9 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 6 (19.35%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (19.35%) Migration
10 6 (19.35%) Unix
11 5 (16.13%) Linux
11 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
11 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
12 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
12 4 (12.90%) Oracle
12 4 (12.90%) HPUX
12 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (9.68%) MS Excel

Wintel Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) DHCP
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) LAN
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) IPv6
3 1 (3.23%) NAS
3 1 (3.23%) SMS
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Billing
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) Windows Server
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (19.35%) Unix
6 5 (16.13%) Linux
7 4 (12.90%) HPUX
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Migration
2 6 (19.35%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.23%) Data Transformation
4 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.23%) Information Security
4 1 (3.23%) Knowledge Discovery
4 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) COBOL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) MCSE
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) VCP5
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) XenApp
4 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) Citrix
4 8 (25.81%) Intel
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle
6 3 (9.68%) EMC
6 3 (9.68%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) IBM
8 1 (3.23%) Cognos
8 1 (3.23%) Fujitsu
8 1 (3.23%) NetApp
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat