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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Architect
Rank 632 625 599
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Architect 21 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.027% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.028% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 12
Median daily rate £454 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £443 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £454 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +5.55%
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
52698 52839 51404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.71% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34350 32058 31435
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1506 2120 2116
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -0.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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
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 5 May 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 20 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 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -20 18 £454 -4.47%
London +7 9 £488 +8.33%
North West -11 4 £413 -25.00%
South East - 4 £529 -
Cheshire -14 3 £450 -12.19%
Edinburgh -9 2 - -
Scotland -18 2 - -
Gosport - 2 £600 -
Runcorn - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £600 -
East of England - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £458 -
Lancashire - 1 £375 -
Reading - 1 - -
Dunstable - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £433 -
Chorley - 1 £375 -

Wintel Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server
3 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
4 16 (48.48%) VMware
5 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 11 (33.33%) Citrix
7 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
9 7 (21.21%) Unix
9 7 (21.21%) Migration
9 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (18.18%) SAN
10 6 (18.18%) SQL
11 5 (15.15%) Oracle
11 5 (15.15%) Linux
11 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
11 5 (15.15%) Finance
11 5 (15.15%) SCCM
11 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
12 4 (12.12%) Presales
12 4 (12.12%) Banking
12 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (12.12%) HPUX
12 4 (12.12%) HP
12 4 (12.12%) DHCP
13 3 (9.09%) SMS
13 3 (9.09%) DNS

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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Markit EDM
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) SAN
2 4 (12.12%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) SMS
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Games
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) SAML
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.03%) HP Storage
2 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.21%) Unix
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.15%) Linux
6 4 (12.12%) HPUX
7 2 (6.06%) Solaris
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Migration
2 4 (12.12%) Presales
2 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) SFIA
5 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.03%) CRM
5 1 (3.03%) Energy Management
5 1 (3.03%) High Availability
5 1 (3.03%) Information Security
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.03%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) CCNP
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) XenApp
3 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (6.06%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) VMware
2 11 (33.33%) Citrix
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle
5 4 (12.12%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) Symantec
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco
7 2 (6.06%) Juniper
8 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg
8 1 (3.03%) Hitachi
8 1 (3.03%) PlateSpin
8 1 (3.03%) Reuters