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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Consultant
Rank 611 583 557
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Consultant 8 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.036% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.038% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 5
Average daily rate £275 £388 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +31.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £293 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £400 £335
% change year-on-year
-62.50% +19.40%
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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
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 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 5 February 2016.

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 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 Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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 -5 7 £400 +6.66% 1
Leeds - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 - -
London -7 3 £400 +6.66% 1
City of London +38 1 - -
Scotland -9 1 £150 -50.00% 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £150 -

Wintel Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (81.25%) VMware
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) SCCM
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Banking
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
5 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
5 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (31.25%) Change Control
6 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (25.00%) Veritas
6 4 (25.00%) EMC
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
8 2 (12.50%) Hedge funds
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
8 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (6.25%) IaaS
9 1 (6.25%) Docker
9 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef

Wintel Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) NAS
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Hedge funds
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Change Control
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
1 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) VCP5
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (6.25%) Docker
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) EMC
3 4 (25.00%) Veritas
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Intel
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Rackspace
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase