The table below looks at the statistics for the Wintel Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wintel Engineer
Rank 474 475 476
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 139 103 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 64 40
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£350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £245 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £270 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 10
Average hourly rate £38.00 £19.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.87% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £19.50 £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £20.55 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £19.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+94.87% -37.09%

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
51627 47265 47439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.65% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32694 28640 26630
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2053 2601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Wintel Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Wintel Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wintel Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Wintel Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Wintel Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Wintel Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Wintel Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Wintel Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Wintel Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

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

Wintel Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Wintel Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 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 +28 119 £350 +6.06% 10
London -4 45 £375 -5.66% 2
South East +4 34 £325 -10.34% 6
Hampshire -10 22 £335 - 4
Scotland -8 13 £310 +3.33% 1
City of London +24 12 £343 -26.93% 1
North West -4 7 £283 +88.33%
East Midlands +7 6 - -
Surrey -5 5 £325 -18.75% 1
East of England -21 5 £350 +34.61% 1
South West -37 3 £210 -32.25%
Bedfordshire - 3 £350 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £300 -
Havant - 3 £275 -
Nottingham +5 2 - -
Nottinghamshire +5 2 - -
West Midlands -13 2 £275 -
Bracknell - 2 £300 -
Cheshire +2 1 £275 -
Glasgow -11 1 £300 -4.00%
Eastleigh - 1 £290 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £275 -
Bristol - 1 £140 -
Reading - 1 £300 -
Sheffield - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Woking - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Chertsey - - - -

Wintel Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 235 (88.35%) Windows
2 168 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 138 (51.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 130 (48.87%) VMware
5 115 (43.23%) Microsoft
6 97 (36.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 89 (33.46%) Security Cleared
8 82 (30.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 78 (29.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 74 (27.82%) HP
11 73 (27.44%) PowerShell
11 73 (27.44%) SC Cleared
12 71 (26.69%) Citrix
13 69 (25.94%) DNS
14 61 (22.93%) ITIL
15 53 (19.92%) SCCM
16 50 (18.80%) DHCP
17 48 (18.05%) IIS
18 46 (17.29%) Clustering
19 45 (16.92%) vSphere
20 43 (16.17%) TCP/IP
21 41 (15.41%) MS Exchange
21 41 (15.41%) VMware Infrastructure
22 40 (15.04%) MCSE
23 36 (13.53%) MCITP
24 35 (13.16%) VBScript
25 33 (12.41%) SQL
25 33 (12.41%) XenApp
26 32 (12.03%) Finance
27 31 (11.65%) Firewall

Wintel Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 48 (18.05%) IIS
2 41 (15.41%) MS Exchange
3 18 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 12 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (3.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (3.38%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (3.01%) Lync
10 7 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.75%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.75%) Apache
12 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.51%) Office 365
2 9 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 69 (25.94%) DNS
2 50 (18.80%) DHCP
3 43 (16.17%) TCP/IP
4 31 (11.65%) Firewall
5 30 (11.28%) SAN
6 13 (4.89%) LAN
6 13 (4.89%) WAN
7 12 (4.51%) VPN
8 8 (3.01%) Internet
8 8 (3.01%) VLAN
9 7 (2.63%) NetScaler
9 7 (2.63%) IPv4
10 6 (2.26%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.50%) IPsec
12 3 (1.13%) SSL
12 3 (1.13%) FTP
12 3 (1.13%) LDAP
13 2 (0.75%) DSL
13 2 (0.75%) X.500
13 2 (0.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.26%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.13%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.38%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.38%) MSI
General
1 32 (12.03%) Finance
2 14 (5.26%) Banking
3 5 (1.88%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.13%) Advertising
4 3 (1.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.38%) Legal
5 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.38%) German Language
5 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.53%) HTML
1 28 (10.53%) XML
2 2 (0.75%) Middleware
2 2 (0.75%) MSMQ
2 2 (0.75%) .NET
3 1 (0.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 46 (17.29%) Clustering
2 17 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.76%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.26%) GIS
4 6 (2.26%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.26%) Replication
5 4 (1.50%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.50%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.13%) PKI
6 3 (1.13%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.38%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.38%) CMDB
8 1 (0.38%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 235 (88.35%) Windows
2 138 (51.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 97 (36.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 82 (30.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 21 (7.89%) Windows XP
7 10 (3.76%) Linux
8 9 (3.38%) UNIX
9 8 (3.01%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.13%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.75%) SUSE
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.38%) AIX
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.93%) ITIL
2 30 (11.28%) High Availability
3 26 (9.77%) Migration
4 23 (8.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (7.14%) Change Control
6 11 (4.14%) Time Management
6 11 (4.14%) Configuration Management
7 7 (2.63%) Data Protection
7 7 (2.63%) E-Commerce
8 6 (2.26%) Service Delivery
8 6 (2.26%) Validation
9 5 (1.88%) Incident Management
9 5 (1.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (1.88%) Service Management
10 4 (1.50%) Security Architecture
10 4 (1.50%) Problem Management
11 3 (1.13%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (1.13%) Low Latency
11 3 (1.13%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (1.13%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 73 (27.44%) PowerShell
2 35 (13.16%) VBScript
3 33 (12.41%) SQL
4 3 (1.13%) VB
4 3 (1.13%) C
5 2 (0.75%) Python
6 1 (0.38%) C#
6 1 (0.38%) Perl
6 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (33.46%) Security Cleared
2 78 (29.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 73 (27.44%) SC Cleared
4 40 (15.04%) MCSE
5 36 (13.53%) MCITP
6 25 (9.40%) MCSA
7 18 (6.77%) MCTS
8 16 (6.02%) MCP
9 15 (5.64%) DV Cleared
10 10 (3.76%) Degree
11 9 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.50%) CCA
12 4 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.50%) VCP5
13 3 (1.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.13%) CCEA
14 1 (0.38%) CCAA
14 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.38%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 168 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 45 (16.92%) vSphere
3 41 (15.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (12.41%) XenApp
5 24 (9.02%) Hyper-V
6 19 (7.14%) VMware ESX
7 12 (4.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 10 (3.76%) vCloud
9 9 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.88%) XenServer
12 4 (1.50%) XenDesktop
13 3 (1.13%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.13%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.13%) Firmware
14 2 (0.75%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.75%) NLBS
14 2 (0.75%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.38%) UAG
Systems Management
1 53 (19.92%) SCCM
2 26 (9.77%) SCOM
3 15 (5.64%) NetBackup
3 15 (5.64%) HP SIM
4 9 (3.38%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (2.63%) WSUS
6 6 (2.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (2.26%) SCDPM
6 6 (2.26%) Windows Intune
7 5 (1.88%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (1.50%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.50%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (1.13%) CA SiteMinder
10 2 (0.75%) Nagios
10 2 (0.75%) OpenView
10 2 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.75%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 130 (48.87%) VMware
2 115 (43.23%) Microsoft
3 74 (27.82%) HP
4 71 (26.69%) Citrix
5 22 (8.27%) Sophos
6 19 (7.14%) Veritas
7 18 (6.77%) McAfee
8 15 (5.64%) Cisco
9 13 (4.89%) F5
10 12 (4.51%) NetApp
11 11 (4.14%) Dell
11 11 (4.14%) EMC
12 10 (3.76%) Altiris
12 10 (3.76%) AppSense
13 9 (3.38%) BMC
13 9 (3.38%) IBM
14 6 (2.26%) CheckPoint
15 5 (1.88%) Red Hat
16 4 (1.50%) Remedy
16 4 (1.50%) Oracle
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