The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wintel Consultant
Rank 552 558 573
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Consultant 20 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.016% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.017% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £244 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £365 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -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 22 July 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 12 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 22 July 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 -4 9 £363 +13.28% 1
Scotland -12 4 - -
Edinburgh -21 4 - -
London +17 2 - -
South West - 1 - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
South East - - - -

Wintel Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 46 (73.02%) Active Directory
2 40 (63.49%) Windows
3 38 (60.32%) VMware
4 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 26 (41.27%) Citrix
5 26 (41.27%) Security Cleared
6 23 (36.51%) MS Exchange
7 22 (34.92%) SC Cleared
8 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (25.40%) DNS
10 15 (23.81%) Linux
10 15 (23.81%) XenApp
10 15 (23.81%) SCCM
11 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (19.05%) DHCP
12 11 (17.46%) HP
12 11 (17.46%) UNIX
13 10 (15.87%) SQL
14 9 (14.29%) Symantec
15 8 (12.70%) Finance
15 8 (12.70%) Migration
15 8 (12.70%) Mercator
15 8 (12.70%) ITIL
15 8 (12.70%) SAN
15 8 (12.70%) XenDesktop
15 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (12.70%) Windows 7
16 7 (11.11%) WSUS
16 7 (11.11%) SQL Server

Wintel Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 23 (36.51%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.76%) IIS
4 3 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) DNS
2 12 (19.05%) DHCP
3 8 (12.70%) SAN
4 3 (4.76%) NAS
4 3 (4.76%) LAN
4 3 (4.76%) WAN
5 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Clustering
2 5 (7.94%) PKI
2 5 (7.94%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.35%) Thin Client
3 4 (6.35%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (63.49%) Windows
2 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (23.81%) Linux
4 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (17.46%) UNIX
6 8 (12.70%) Windows 7
7 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (7.94%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.70%) Migration
1 8 (12.70%) ITIL
2 5 (7.94%) Change Control
3 4 (6.35%) Business Continuity
4 3 (4.76%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.17%) Project Management
5 2 (3.17%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.17%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.59%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.59%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.17%) C
4 1 (1.59%) VBScript
4 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (41.27%) Security Cleared
2 22 (34.92%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.35%) MCSE
4 4 (6.35%) MCSA
5 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.17%) Degree
7 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.94%) SLA
3 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 46 (73.02%) Active Directory
2 15 (23.81%) XenApp
3 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (12.70%) XenDesktop
5 6 (9.52%) Hyper-V
6 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (6.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.17%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (23.81%) SCCM
2 7 (11.11%) WSUS
3 6 (9.52%) Backup Exec
4 4 (6.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (6.35%) SCOM
4 4 (6.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (3.17%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.59%) Netcool
6 1 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 38 (60.32%) VMware
2 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 26 (41.27%) Citrix
4 11 (17.46%) HP
5 9 (14.29%) Symantec
6 8 (12.70%) Mercator
7 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
8 5 (7.94%) Dell
8 5 (7.94%) IBM
9 4 (6.35%) McAfee
9 4 (6.35%) Oracle
10 3 (4.76%) EMC
11 2 (3.17%) Sophos
11 2 (3.17%) NetApp
12 1 (1.59%) FalconStor
12 1 (1.59%) Trend Micro
12 1 (1.59%) Dot Hill
12 1 (1.59%) Capita
12 1 (1.59%) Qualys
12 1 (1.59%) CA