The table below looks at the statistics for the Wintel Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wintel Consultant
Rank 583 567 564
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Consultant 17 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.015% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.016% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Average daily rate
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£390 £358 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £256 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £393 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £358 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -7.74%
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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Wintel Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Wintel Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wintel Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Wintel Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Wintel Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wintel Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Wintel Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Wintel Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Wintel Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Wintel Consultant
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 Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Edinburgh -4 6 - -
England -15 6 £365 +2.09% 1
Scotland -16 6 - -
Wales - 4 £475 -
South Wales - 4 £475 -
London -2 2 - - 1
South East -13 2 £365 +2.09%
Bridgend - 2 £475 -
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - - - -
South West - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

Wintel Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Wintel Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 39 (69.64%) Active Directory
2 33 (58.93%) Windows
3 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 27 (48.21%) VMware
5 25 (44.64%) Security Cleared
6 20 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 20 (35.71%) MS Exchange
7 16 (28.57%) Citrix
8 13 (23.21%) DNS
9 12 (21.43%) Linux
9 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (19.64%) XenApp
11 10 (17.86%) SQL
11 10 (17.86%) Finance
11 10 (17.86%) Migration
12 9 (16.07%) DHCP
12 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (14.29%) UNIX
13 8 (14.29%) Symantec
14 7 (12.50%) ITIL
14 7 (12.50%) HP
14 7 (12.50%) Change Control
14 7 (12.50%) WSUS
14 7 (12.50%) SCCM
15 6 (10.71%) PCI DSS
15 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
15 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
15 6 (10.71%) Red Hat

Wintel Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Wintel Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.57%) IIS
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) DNS
2 9 (16.07%) DHCP
3 4 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) HTML
1 2 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
1 5 (8.93%) PKI
2 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (58.93%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Linux
2 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.29%) UNIX
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Migration
2 7 (12.50%) ITIL
2 7 (12.50%) Change Control
3 4 (7.14%) Project Management
3 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 4 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.57%) High Availability
5 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) SQL
2 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.36%) VBScript
4 2 (3.57%) C
5 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (44.64%) Security Cleared
2 20 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.36%) MCSA
5 2 (3.57%) MCITP
5 2 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.79%) MCP
6 1 (1.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (69.64%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.64%) XenApp
3 5 (8.93%) XenDesktop
3 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) WSUS
1 7 (12.50%) SCCM
2 6 (10.71%) Backup Exec
3 4 (7.14%) SCOM
3 4 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (5.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.79%) Netcool
5 1 (1.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.79%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (48.21%) VMware
3 16 (28.57%) Citrix
4 8 (14.29%) Symantec
5 7 (12.50%) HP
6 6 (10.71%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.14%) Oracle
8 3 (5.36%) McAfee
8 3 (5.36%) EMC
9 2 (3.57%) Sophos
9 2 (3.57%) Mercator
9 2 (3.57%) NetApp
10 1 (1.79%) IBM
10 1 (1.79%) Dell
10 1 (1.79%) Qualys
10 1 (1.79%) FalconStor
10 1 (1.79%) Dot Hill