The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Wintel Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Consultant
Rank 628 627 608
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Consultant 10 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.029% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.030% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 17
Median daily rate £363 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £425 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £366
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.28%
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
50636 53208 51071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32918 33454 31276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1521 2018 2067
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Wintel Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Wintel Consultant in the job title.

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 1 July 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 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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 -5 7 £406 +8.33%
Hertfordshire +19 2 - -
East of England +12 2 - -
Wales - 2 £375 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 £375 -
South West +1 1 £500 +33.33%
South East 0 1 £463 +15.62%
Manchester -1 1 - -
North West -6 1 - -
London -12 1 £350 -1.40%
North East - 1 £200 -
Reading - 1 £463 -
Berkshire - 1 £463 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £200 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £200 -
Aberdeen - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £350 -

Wintel Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Wintel Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 15 (71.43%) Windows
1 15 (71.43%) VMware
2 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
5 6 (28.57%) Banking
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) DNS
6 5 (23.81%) SCCM
6 5 (23.81%) vSphere
6 5 (23.81%) Change Control
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
6 5 (23.81%) Server Building
7 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) HP
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (19.05%) DHCP
8 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 3 (14.29%) Citrix
8 3 (14.29%) SAN
8 3 (14.29%) Clustering
8 3 (14.29%) Migration
8 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 3 (14.29%) Office 365

Wintel Consultant 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.52%) IIS
3 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) Skype
5 1 (4.76%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Change Control
1 5 (23.81%) Server Building
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (4.76%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.76%) Docker
4 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) Xen
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) VMware
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) arcserve
5 2 (9.52%) Dell
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) Intel Security
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) Trend Micro
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
6 1 (4.76%) Sybase
6 1 (4.76%) Veritas