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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wintel Engineer
Rank 477 484 500
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 134 116 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 55 48
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£325 £330 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £296
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £15.75 -
% change year-on-year
+74.60% -

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
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1998 2143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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 +41 126 £325 +2.36% 7
London +19 44 £375 -6.78% 4
South East -2 32 £338 +12.50% 1
North East -7 21 £195 -12.02%
Tyne and Wear -7 18 £190 -14.27%
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 18 £190 -14.27%
Hampshire +6 13 £348 +16.00%
North West -19 10 £330 +17.85%
City of London +3 9 £400 +14.28% 2
Croydon -12 7 £325 -18.75%
Yorkshire -16 7 £225 +5.88%
Scotland -26 7 £313 -3.10%
Berkshire +8 6 £400 +33.33%
Hook +2 5 £323 +7.50%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £320 -
Glasgow +7 4 £325 -
South West +3 4 £415 +13.69%
Chessington -2 4 - -
East of England -4 4 £313 +38.88% 1
Manchester -16 4 £330 -
West Sussex - 4 £338 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £320 -
Erskine +7 3 £300 -3.61%
Renfrewshire +1 3 £300 -3.61%
Gloucestershire -5 3 £443 -31.72%
East Midlands - 3 £277 - 1
Lancashire - 3 £375 -
Blackpool - 3 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £263 -
Slough - 3 £400 -

Wintel Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 230 (86.14%) Windows
2 180 (67.42%) Active Directory
3 138 (51.69%) VMware
4 132 (49.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 127 (47.57%) Microsoft
6 83 (31.09%) Security Cleared
6 83 (31.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 82 (30.71%) DNS
8 80 (29.96%) PowerShell
9 77 (28.84%) Citrix
10 76 (28.46%) ITIL
10 76 (28.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 74 (27.72%) HP
12 70 (26.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 63 (23.60%) DHCP
14 60 (22.47%) SC Cleared
15 55 (20.60%) VMware Infrastructure
15 55 (20.60%) SCCM
16 47 (17.60%) SAN
17 45 (16.85%) MCITP
17 45 (16.85%) Data Centre
18 41 (15.36%) Finance
18 41 (15.36%) Migration
19 40 (14.98%) MS Exchange
20 39 (14.61%) Hyper-V
21 37 (13.86%) SCOM
21 37 (13.86%) Server Building
22 36 (13.48%) VBScript
23 35 (13.11%) MCSA
24 33 (12.36%) SQL

Wintel Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 40 (14.98%) MS Exchange
2 28 (10.49%) IIS
3 22 (8.24%) SharePoint
4 17 (6.37%) Lync
4 17 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.87%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.37%) Apache
8 1 (0.37%) GroupWise
Applications
1 17 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.37%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.00%) Office 365
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (30.71%) DNS
2 63 (23.60%) DHCP
3 47 (17.60%) SAN
4 33 (12.36%) TCP/IP
5 14 (5.24%) Firewall
6 11 (4.12%) LAN
6 11 (4.12%) WAN
6 11 (4.12%) NAS
6 11 (4.12%) NetScaler
7 7 (2.62%) VPN
8 6 (2.25%) FTP
8 6 (2.25%) Network Security
9 3 (1.12%) IPv4
10 2 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.75%) VoIP
10 2 (0.75%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.37%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (0.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (15.36%) Finance
2 17 (6.37%) Banking
3 11 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.12%) Marketing
4 3 (1.12%) Retail
4 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.12%) Electronics
5 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.75%) Automotive
6 1 (0.37%) Military
6 1 (0.37%) Local Government
6 1 (0.37%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.61%) XML
1 23 (8.61%) HTML
2 9 (3.37%) Middleware
3 5 (1.87%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.75%) COM+
5 1 (0.37%) .NET
5 1 (0.37%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.85%) Data Centre
2 32 (11.99%) Clustering
3 11 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.75%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.00%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.87%) Replication
7 4 (1.50%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.50%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.12%) DTV
9 2 (0.75%) CMDB
9 2 (0.75%) PKI
9 2 (0.75%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.37%) FMCG
10 1 (0.37%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 230 (86.14%) Windows
2 132 (49.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 83 (31.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 76 (28.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (10.11%) Windows 7
6 25 (9.36%) Linux
7 12 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (3.37%) Windows XP
9 8 (3.00%) UNIX
9 8 (3.00%) SUSE
10 6 (2.25%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (2.25%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.87%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.75%) VMS
12 2 (0.75%) Solaris
13 1 (0.37%) AIX
13 1 (0.37%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (28.46%) ITIL
2 41 (15.36%) Migration
3 37 (13.86%) Server Building
4 23 (8.61%) High Availability
5 22 (8.24%) Change Control
5 22 (8.24%) Root Cause Analysis
6 18 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (4.49%) Configuration Management
8 11 (4.12%) Project Management
8 11 (4.12%) Validation
9 9 (3.37%) Incident Management
10 7 (2.62%) Load Balancing
10 7 (2.62%) Fault Management
10 7 (2.62%) Service Management
10 7 (2.62%) Software Deployment
11 6 (2.25%) Patch Management
11 6 (2.25%) CRM
11 6 (2.25%) ITSM
12 5 (1.87%) Security Hardening
12 5 (1.87%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 80 (29.96%) PowerShell
2 36 (13.48%) VBScript
3 33 (12.36%) SQL
4 10 (3.75%) VB
5 6 (2.25%) C#
6 5 (1.87%) C
Qualifications
1 83 (31.09%) Security Cleared
2 70 (26.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (22.47%) SC Cleared
4 45 (16.85%) MCITP
5 35 (13.11%) MCSA
6 23 (8.61%) MCSE
7 17 (6.37%) DV Cleared
8 12 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (4.12%) Degree
10 7 (2.62%) MCP
11 3 (1.12%) CCNA
11 3 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.75%) MCTS
13 1 (0.37%) CCNP
13 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.50%) SLA
1 4 (1.50%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 180 (67.42%) Active Directory
2 55 (20.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (14.61%) Hyper-V
4 30 (11.24%) XenApp
5 29 (10.86%) vSphere
6 26 (9.74%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (4.87%) VMware ESX
8 9 (3.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (3.00%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.87%) XenServer
10 5 (1.87%) Firmware
10 5 (1.87%) vCloud
10 5 (1.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.50%) VMware Server
12 3 (1.12%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.75%) Xen
13 2 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.75%) UAG
Systems Management
1 55 (20.60%) SCCM
2 37 (13.86%) SCOM
3 17 (6.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (3.37%) SCVMM
5 8 (3.00%) HP SIM
6 6 (2.25%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.87%) BladeLogic
7 5 (1.87%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (1.87%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.12%) Nessus
10 2 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.75%) MOM
10 2 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.75%) SAP Afaria
10 2 (0.75%) EdgeSight
10 2 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 138 (51.69%) VMware
2 127 (47.57%) Microsoft
3 77 (28.84%) Citrix
4 74 (27.72%) HP
5 17 (6.37%) Dell
6 15 (5.62%) EMC
7 12 (4.49%) Veritas
8 11 (4.12%) Cisco
9 10 (3.75%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.75%) BMC
9 10 (3.75%) NetApp
10 8 (3.00%) McAfee
10 8 (3.00%) Symantec
11 7 (2.62%) IBM
11 7 (2.62%) AppSense
11 7 (2.62%) 3PAR
11 7 (2.62%) F5
12 6 (2.25%) Sophos
13 5 (1.87%) Altiris
13 5 (1.87%) Veeam
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