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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wintel Consultant
Rank 589 578 585
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Consultant 15 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.017% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.018% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Average daily rate
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£380 £350 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -13.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £252 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £393 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £404
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -7.12%
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
52574 48917 53715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.59% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32287 29427 30052
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2054 2082 2685
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 September 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 18 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 30 September 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
England -24 6 £375 +7.14% 1
Edinburgh +4 5 - -
Scotland -9 5 - -
South East -11 4 £378 +0.66%
South Wales - 3 £475 - 1
Wales - 3 £475 - 1
Bridgend - 2 £475 -
London +11 1 - -
Berkshire +6 1 £375 +70.45%
Reading - 1 £375 -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -

Wintel Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 25 (60.98%) Windows
1 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
2 18 (43.90%) VMware
3 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
4 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
5 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
6 11 (26.83%) Citrix
7 10 (24.39%) Finance
7 10 (24.39%) Migration
8 9 (21.95%) DNS
8 9 (21.95%) Linux
9 8 (19.51%) SQL
9 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
9 8 (19.51%) HP
10 7 (17.07%) UNIX
10 7 (17.07%) XenApp
11 6 (14.63%) SCCM
11 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (14.63%) Change Control
12 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
12 5 (12.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (12.20%) Banking
12 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
12 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
12 5 (12.20%) ITIL
12 5 (12.20%) Windows 2000
12 5 (12.20%) DHCP
12 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (12.20%) Mentoring

Wintel Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.88%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) DNS
2 5 (12.20%) DHCP
3 3 (7.32%) SAN
4 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) HTML
1 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.88%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (21.95%) Linux
4 7 (17.07%) UNIX
5 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.20%) Windows 2000
7 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Migration
2 6 (14.63%) Change Control
3 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
3 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
3 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
3 5 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (12.20%) ITIL
4 4 (9.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.88%) High Availability
5 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) CRM
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) C
3 2 (4.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.32%) MCSA
4 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) MCITP
5 2 (4.88%) Degree
6 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (12.20%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) XenApp
3 5 (12.20%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) WSUS
3 3 (7.32%) SCOM
3 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.44%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (2.44%) MOM
5 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) VMware
2 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.83%) Citrix
4 8 (19.51%) HP
5 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
5 4 (9.76%) Symantec
6 3 (7.32%) McAfee
6 3 (7.32%) EMC
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle
7 2 (4.88%) Mercator
7 2 (4.88%) NetApp
7 2 (4.88%) Sophos
8 1 (2.44%) Qualys
8 1 (2.44%) FalconStor
8 1 (2.44%) Dot Hill
8 1 (2.44%) Dell