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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Engineer
Rank 527 567 471
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -96
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 93 90 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 50 100
Median daily rate £338 £338 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £259 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 12
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £19.55 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £24.75 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+32.18% -42.76%

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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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 +9 79 £340 +0.74% 8
London -17 22 £363 +7.40% 1
North East -15 19 £333 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 18 £340 -
Tyne and Wear -22 18 £340 -
Scotland +20 13 £315 -10.00%
South East +12 12 £334 -0.74% 3
Hampshire +24 10 £334 +2.69% 1
Hook +6 7 £320 -0.77%
West Midlands -3 7 £250 -28.57%
East Midlands - 6 £375 -
South West +12 5 £520 +30.00% 2
Renfrewshire -3 5 £315 -3.07%
Erskine -3 5 £315 -3.07%
City of London -3 4 £525 +90.90% 1
Northampton - 4 £350 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £350 -
Birmingham - 4 £250 -
Yorkshire +22 3 £338 +17.39%
North West +3 3 £306 -5.76% 1
Manchester +3 3 £306 -8.58%
Wiltshire -1 3 £530 +152.38%
Aberdeen - 3 £295 -
West Yorkshire +13 2 £325 -
East of England +9 2 £388 - 1
Glasgow +7 2 £363 +3.57%
South Wales +6 2 £394 +1.61% 1
Wales -4 2 £394 +1.61% 1
Corsham - 2 £540 -
Leeds +16 1 - -

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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.

1 159 (80.30%) Windows
2 110 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 110 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 106 (53.54%) VMware
4 90 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 77 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 76 (38.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 67 (33.84%) Security Cleared
8 63 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 60 (30.30%) DNS
10 59 (29.80%) PowerShell
11 56 (28.28%) Citrix
12 55 (27.78%) SC Cleared
13 54 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
14 51 (25.76%) DHCP
15 44 (22.22%) HP
16 40 (20.20%) Microsoft Certification
16 40 (20.20%) SCCM
17 36 (18.18%) Finance
18 32 (16.16%) ITIL
19 28 (14.14%) SQL Server
19 28 (14.14%) TCP/IP
20 27 (13.64%) Clustering
21 26 (13.13%) SAN
21 26 (13.13%) VBScript
22 25 (12.63%) MS Exchange
23 24 (12.12%) vSphere
24 23 (11.62%) XenApp
24 23 (11.62%) Change Control
25 22 (11.11%) Internet

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 25 (12.63%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.10%) IIS
3 18 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.03%) OpenStack
6 6 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.52%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.01%) Apache
9 2 (1.01%) Confluence
10 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.53%) MS Office
3 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.60%) Office 365
2 14 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.52%) IaaS
4 3 (1.52%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 60 (30.30%) DNS
2 51 (25.76%) DHCP
3 28 (14.14%) TCP/IP
4 26 (13.13%) SAN
5 22 (11.11%) Internet
6 19 (9.60%) Intranet
7 15 (7.58%) Firewall
8 11 (5.56%) LAN
9 9 (4.55%) WAN
10 8 (4.04%) NAS
11 6 (3.03%) VPN
12 5 (2.53%) NetScaler
13 4 (2.02%) SNMP
13 4 (2.02%) SSL
13 4 (2.02%) VLAN
14 3 (1.52%) FTP
15 2 (1.01%) iSCSI
16 1 (0.51%) Network Security
16 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
16 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.01%) JIRA
1 2 (1.01%) MSI
2 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (3.54%) Banking
3 6 (3.03%) Back Office
4 5 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.52%) Local Government
6 3 (1.52%) Publishing
7 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Marketing
8 1 (0.51%) Military
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.03%) HTML
2 4 (2.02%) .NET
2 4 (2.02%) Middleware
2 4 (2.02%) XML
3 2 (1.01%) Web Services
4 1 (0.51%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.64%) Clustering
2 20 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 16 (8.08%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.04%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.02%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.02%) VCE vBlock
7 3 (1.52%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.01%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.01%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.01%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.01%) Replication
8 2 (1.01%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.01%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 159 (80.30%) Windows
2 90 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 77 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 76 (38.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.05%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (3.03%) Linux
8 6 (3.03%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.53%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.02%) Unix
10 4 (2.02%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.52%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.51%) AIX
12 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.16%) ITIL
2 23 (11.62%) Change Control
3 20 (10.10%) Server Building
4 19 (9.60%) Migration
5 16 (8.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (7.07%) Infrastructure Management
7 13 (6.57%) High Availability
7 13 (6.57%) Project Management
8 9 (4.55%) Application Packaging
8 9 (4.55%) Validation
9 8 (4.04%) Time Management
10 7 (3.54%) Resource Management
10 7 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (3.03%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.53%) Business Analysis
12 5 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (2.53%) DevOps
13 4 (2.02%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (2.02%) Problem Management
13 4 (2.02%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 59 (29.80%) PowerShell
2 26 (13.13%) VBScript
3 19 (9.60%) SQL
4 3 (1.52%) Python
4 3 (1.52%) VB
5 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.51%) C#
6 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 67 (33.84%) Security Cleared
2 55 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 40 (20.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (10.10%) MCSE
5 10 (5.05%) MCSA
6 9 (4.55%) DV Cleared
7 8 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (4.04%) Degree
7 8 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.03%) MCITP
9 5 (2.53%) CCNA
10 4 (2.02%) MCP
11 2 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.51%) CCNP
12 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.51%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.54%) SLA
2 5 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 110 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 54 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (12.12%) vSphere
4 23 (11.62%) XenApp
5 20 (10.10%) Hyper-V
6 17 (8.59%) Firmware
7 12 (6.06%) VMware ESX
8 8 (4.04%) Terminal Services
9 7 (3.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 7 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (2.02%) BitLocker
11 4 (2.02%) XenDesktop
12 3 (1.52%) Docker
12 3 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.51%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 40 (20.20%) SCCM
2 21 (10.61%) Microsoft Clustering
3 16 (8.08%) SCOM
4 10 (5.05%) PowerCLI
5 9 (4.55%) NetBackup
6 7 (3.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (3.54%) Puppet
7 5 (2.53%) HP SIM
8 4 (2.02%) Ansible
8 4 (2.02%) Backup Exec
8 4 (2.02%) OpenView
9 3 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.52%) Packer
9 3 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.52%) Terraform
10 2 (1.01%) Perfmon
10 2 (1.01%) vRealize
11 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 110 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 106 (53.54%) VMware
3 56 (28.28%) Citrix
4 44 (22.22%) HP
5 21 (10.61%) Cisco
6 14 (7.07%) Dell
7 10 (5.05%) EMC
8 8 (4.04%) Intel Security
8 8 (4.04%) Veritas
9 5 (2.53%) NetApp
9 5 (2.53%) Veeam
10 4 (2.02%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.02%) Oracle
10 4 (2.02%) Symantec
11 3 (1.52%) Altiris
11 3 (1.52%) Apple
11 3 (1.52%) Brocade
11 3 (1.52%) IBM
11 3 (1.52%) Lotus
11 3 (1.52%) SAP