The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Wintel Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wintel Engineer
UK
Rank 516 510 469
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 78 119 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 58 92
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £23.75 £45.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +260.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £45.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-47.22% +260.00%

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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Wintel Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 22 February 2017.

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
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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 +8 76 £325 -7.14% 13
South East +31 43 £325 -4.41%
Hampshire +27 36 £325 -4.41%
London +18 23 £363 -7.05% 9
Hook +12 20 £320 -15.78%
City of London +5 10 £340 -15.00% 2
East Midlands +1 4 £360 +1.40%
Berkshire +18 3 £338 +24.42%
North West +10 3 £300 -20.00%
Cheshire +29 2 £300 +9.09%
West Midlands 0 2 £300 +7.14%
Wokingham 0 2 £338 -
Derbyshire -9 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £349 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £360 -
Warrington - 2 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £349 -
Northampton - 2 £360 -
Croydon - 2 £338 -
Scotland +28 1 - -
Surrey +9 1 £325 -7.14%
Reading +9 1 £190 -37.70%
Manchester +6 1 £150 -56.52%
Chesterfield +3 1 - -
Birmingham 0 1 £300 +7.14%
Havant -5 1 - -
East of England -5 1 £288 +8.49% 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £288 -
Ipswich - 1 £288 -

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Wintel Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 157 (84.86%) Windows
2 115 (62.16%) Active Directory
3 105 (56.76%) VMware
4 94 (50.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 94 (50.81%) Windows Server
5 90 (48.65%) Microsoft
6 82 (44.32%) PowerShell
7 76 (41.08%) Security Cleared
8 70 (37.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 66 (35.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 61 (32.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 59 (31.89%) SC Cleared
12 46 (24.86%) Microsoft Certification
13 45 (24.32%) Citrix
14 42 (22.70%) ITIL
15 41 (22.16%) VBScript
16 39 (21.08%) DNS
17 36 (19.46%) HP
18 34 (18.38%) MS Exchange
19 32 (17.30%) vSphere
20 31 (16.76%) SCCM
20 31 (16.76%) Cisco
20 31 (16.76%) DHCP
21 30 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
22 29 (15.68%) SAN
22 29 (15.68%) SQL Server
22 29 (15.68%) Finance
23 28 (15.14%) Firewall
24 25 (13.51%) VMware ESX
24 25 (13.51%) Windows 7

Wintel Engineer 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 34 (18.38%) MS Exchange
2 30 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (8.65%) IIS
4 14 (7.57%) Skype for Business
5 8 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.24%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.62%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.08%) Confluence
10 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 9 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.57%) Office 365
2 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.16%) OneDrive
4 3 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.08%) IaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.08%) DNS
2 31 (16.76%) DHCP
3 29 (15.68%) SAN
4 28 (15.14%) Firewall
5 17 (9.19%) Internet
5 17 (9.19%) Intranet
5 17 (9.19%) TCP/IP
6 13 (7.03%) Skype
7 12 (6.49%) VoIP
8 9 (4.86%) LAN
8 9 (4.86%) WAN
9 5 (2.70%) NetScaler
10 4 (2.16%) NAS
10 4 (2.16%) VPN
11 3 (1.62%) VLAN
12 2 (1.08%) Network Security
13 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.54%) Kerberos
13 1 (0.54%) LDAP
13 1 (0.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.62%) MSI
2 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.08%) JIRA
3 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (15.68%) Finance
2 8 (4.32%) Banking
3 3 (1.62%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.62%) Publishing
3 3 (1.62%) Retail
4 2 (1.08%) Back Office
4 2 (1.08%) Electronics
4 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.08%) Military
4 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.54%) Legal
5 1 (0.54%) Local Government
5 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.35%) XML
2 5 (2.70%) HTML
3 4 (2.16%) CSS
4 3 (1.62%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 19 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.73%) Clustering
4 14 (7.57%) Management Information System
5 12 (6.49%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.16%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.08%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.08%) PKI
8 2 (1.08%) Replication
8 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.54%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 157 (84.86%) Windows
2 94 (50.81%) Windows Server
2 94 (50.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (37.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (32.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (13.51%) Windows 7
6 8 (4.32%) Unix
7 6 (3.24%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (2.70%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.16%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.62%) Linux
11 2 (1.08%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.54%) AIX
12 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.70%) ITIL
2 22 (11.89%) Migration
3 18 (9.73%) Change Control
4 17 (9.19%) High Availability
4 17 (9.19%) Server Building
5 16 (8.65%) Infrastructure Management
6 11 (5.95%) Software Deployment
7 10 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (4.86%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (4.86%) Project Management
8 9 (4.86%) Time Management
8 9 (4.86%) Validation
9 8 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.24%) Change Management
10 6 (3.24%) Problem Management
11 5 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (2.70%) DevOps
12 4 (2.16%) Application Packaging
12 4 (2.16%) Server Virtualisation
13 3 (1.62%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 82 (44.32%) PowerShell
2 41 (22.16%) VBScript
3 13 (7.03%) SQL
4 7 (3.78%) VB
5 3 (1.62%) Python
6 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 76 (41.08%) Security Cleared
2 59 (31.89%) SC Cleared
3 46 (24.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (11.89%) MCSA
5 20 (10.81%) MCITP
6 18 (9.73%) MCSE
7 16 (8.65%) DV Cleared
8 12 (6.49%) Degree
9 7 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (3.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (3.24%) CCNA
11 4 (2.16%) MCTS
12 3 (1.62%) CCNP
12 3 (1.62%) HNC
13 1 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.54%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.16%) SLA
2 3 (1.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 115 (62.16%) Active Directory
2 66 (35.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (17.30%) vSphere
4 25 (13.51%) VMware ESX
5 19 (10.27%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (8.65%) Firmware
6 16 (8.65%) XenApp
7 12 (6.49%) Hyper-V
8 7 (3.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (2.70%) BitLocker
10 4 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.16%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (2.16%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.62%) Docker
12 2 (1.08%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.08%) UAG
12 2 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.54%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.54%) NFS
13 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 31 (16.76%) SCCM
2 17 (9.19%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (4.32%) SCOM
4 7 (3.78%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.24%) Puppet
6 4 (2.16%) Ansible
6 4 (2.16%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.62%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.62%) Packer
7 3 (1.62%) Terraform
7 3 (1.62%) vRealize
8 2 (1.08%) WSUS
9 1 (0.54%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.54%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 105 (56.76%) VMware
2 90 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 45 (24.32%) Citrix
4 36 (19.46%) HP
5 31 (16.76%) Cisco
6 16 (8.65%) NetApp
7 13 (7.03%) Intel Security
8 10 (5.41%) Dell
8 10 (5.41%) Veritas
9 8 (4.32%) EMC
10 4 (2.16%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.16%) Veeam
11 3 (1.62%) Altiris
11 3 (1.62%) Oracle
11 3 (1.62%) Symantec
12 2 (1.08%) Apple
12 2 (1.08%) Brocade
12 2 (1.08%) Forcepoint
12 2 (1.08%) Lumension
12 2 (1.08%) Remedy
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