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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Engineer
Rank 492 460 501
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +41
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 150 178 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.35% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 109 65
Median daily rate £350 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £471 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £338 £290
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +16.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 1
Median hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +77.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +77.41%

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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -65 117 £350 +0.43% 21
London -11 37 £413 +6.52% 5
South East -44 33 £360 +2.85% 1
Scotland +2 24 £314 -2.63%
North East -41 21 £224 +17.89% 4
Tyne and Wear -45 21 £224 +17.89% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -46 20 £224 +17.89% 2
Renfrewshire -20 19 £314 -6.26%
Erskine -22 19 £314 -6.26%
Hampshire -26 15 £325 -4.33% 1
Hook +4 11 £325 -2.32%
Buckinghamshire +19 8 £428 +6.87%
Milton Keynes - 8 £428 -
North West -6 7 £375 +30.43% 1
Surrey -9 7 £350 -2.09%
City of London +42 6 £406 +6.55% 2
Wales +9 6 £400 -19.19%
West Midlands -10 6 £275 -15.38% 3
South Wales - 6 £400 -
East Midlands +15 5 £400 +44.40% 1
Redhill - 5 £350 -
Manchester -3 4 £375 +7.14%
East of England +2 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -2 3 £294 -2.08% 2
South West -11 3 £310 -22.98% 3
Lancashire - 3 £375 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £350 -
Chorley - 3 £375 - 1
Oxfordshire +13 2 £388 +10.71%
Cambridgeshire +11 2 - -

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 226 (84.01%) Windows
2 181 (67.29%) Active Directory
3 158 (58.74%) VMware
3 158 (58.74%) Windows Server
4 114 (42.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 104 (38.66%) Microsoft
6 100 (37.17%) Security Cleared
6 100 (37.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 89 (33.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 87 (32.34%) HP
9 85 (31.60%) Citrix
10 81 (30.11%) DNS
11 78 (29.00%) PowerShell
12 75 (27.88%) SC Cleared
13 73 (27.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 64 (23.79%) Microsoft Certification
15 63 (23.42%) ITIL
16 60 (22.30%) DHCP
17 52 (19.33%) vSphere
18 50 (18.59%) SQL Server
19 49 (18.22%) SAN
19 49 (18.22%) Finance
20 48 (17.84%) MCSE
21 47 (17.47%) MS Exchange
21 47 (17.47%) Clustering
22 46 (17.10%) Hyper-V
23 45 (16.73%) SCCM
23 45 (16.73%) SQL
24 40 (14.87%) MS Excel
25 37 (13.75%) Server Building

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 47 (17.47%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.06%) IIS
2 19 (7.06%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (3.35%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.86%) Apache
6 5 (1.86%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.49%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.37%) JBoss
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (14.87%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.20%) MS Office
3 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.83%) Office 365
2 9 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.74%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.37%) IaaS
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 81 (30.11%) DNS
2 60 (22.30%) DHCP
3 49 (18.22%) SAN
4 28 (10.41%) Firewall
5 16 (5.95%) TCP/IP
6 12 (4.46%) Internet
7 11 (4.09%) NetScaler
8 7 (2.60%) LAN
8 7 (2.60%) WAN
9 5 (1.86%) DMZ
10 4 (1.49%) Intranet
10 4 (1.49%) VLAN
10 4 (1.49%) VPN
11 3 (1.12%) NAS
11 3 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (0.74%) LDAP
12 2 (0.74%) SSL
12 2 (0.74%) VoIP
13 1 (0.37%) FTP
13 1 (0.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (18.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.97%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.74%) GIS
6 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.37%) MySQL
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.49%) MSI
2 3 (1.12%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.74%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 49 (18.22%) Finance
2 25 (9.29%) Banking
3 11 (4.09%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.23%) Back Office
5 5 (1.86%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.49%) Electronics
6 4 (1.49%) Marketing
6 4 (1.49%) Retail
6 4 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.12%) Law
8 2 (0.74%) Advertising
8 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.74%) Publishing
9 1 (0.37%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.09%) .NET
1 11 (4.09%) HTML
2 6 (2.23%) Middleware
2 6 (2.23%) XML
3 5 (1.86%) Web Services
4 1 (0.37%) J2EE
4 1 (0.37%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (17.47%) Clustering
2 30 (11.15%) Data Centre
3 23 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.09%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.60%) PKI
7 4 (1.49%) CMDB
8 3 (1.12%) DataPower
9 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.74%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.74%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.37%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.37%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.37%) FMCG
10 1 (0.37%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.37%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 226 (84.01%) Windows
2 158 (58.74%) Windows Server
3 114 (42.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 100 (37.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (27.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (8.92%) Linux
7 17 (6.32%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.35%) Unix
9 6 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.49%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.49%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.12%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.12%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.37%) CentOS
12 1 (0.37%) Solaris
12 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (23.42%) ITIL
2 37 (13.75%) Server Building
3 28 (10.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (9.29%) Migration
5 21 (7.81%) High Availability
6 20 (7.43%) Application Packaging
6 20 (7.43%) Time Management
7 19 (7.06%) Project Management
8 17 (6.32%) Configuration Management
9 16 (5.95%) Change Management
9 16 (5.95%) Incident Management
10 15 (5.58%) Change Control
11 10 (3.72%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (3.72%) Open Source
12 9 (3.35%) Software Deployment
13 8 (2.97%) ITIL V3
14 7 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (2.23%) Load Balancing
15 6 (2.23%) Performance Monitoring
15 6 (2.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 78 (29.00%) PowerShell
2 45 (16.73%) SQL
3 29 (10.78%) VBScript
4 14 (5.20%) C#
5 1 (0.37%) C
5 1 (0.37%) Perl
5 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 100 (37.17%) Security Cleared
2 75 (27.88%) SC Cleared
3 64 (23.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (17.84%) MCSE
5 24 (8.92%) MCSA
6 19 (7.06%) DV Cleared
7 10 (3.72%) MCITP
7 10 (3.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (3.35%) Degree
9 4 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (1.49%) MCTS
10 3 (1.12%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.74%) CCNA
11 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.74%) RHCE
11 2 (0.74%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.37%) MCP
12 1 (0.37%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.86%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 181 (67.29%) Active Directory
2 89 (33.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (19.33%) vSphere
4 46 (17.10%) Hyper-V
5 31 (11.52%) XenApp
6 24 (8.92%) Terminal Services
7 17 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (5.58%) VMware ESX
9 9 (3.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 9 (3.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (2.97%) Firmware
11 5 (1.86%) DFS Replication
11 5 (1.86%) VMware Server
11 5 (1.86%) XenDesktop
12 4 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 3 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.74%) UAG
14 2 (0.74%) vCloud
14 2 (0.74%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 45 (16.73%) SCCM
2 23 (8.55%) Backup Exec
3 22 (8.18%) NetBackup
4 21 (7.81%) WSUS
5 20 (7.43%) SCOM
6 16 (5.95%) McAfee ePO
7 15 (5.58%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 12 (4.46%) HP SIM
9 9 (3.35%) EdgeSight
10 7 (2.60%) SCVMM
11 6 (2.23%) OpenView
11 6 (2.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 5 (1.86%) Perfmon
13 4 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (1.49%) Puppet
13 4 (1.49%) vMotion
14 3 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
14 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 2 (0.74%) SCSM
16 1 (0.37%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 158 (58.74%) VMware
2 104 (38.66%) Microsoft
3 87 (32.34%) HP
4 85 (31.60%) Citrix
5 23 (8.55%) Intel Security
6 16 (5.95%) Veritas
7 14 (5.20%) Dell
8 13 (4.83%) NetApp
9 12 (4.46%) CA
9 12 (4.46%) Cisco
10 11 (4.09%) AppSense
10 11 (4.09%) EMC
10 11 (4.09%) Symantec
11 9 (3.35%) IBM
11 9 (3.35%) Oracle
12 8 (2.97%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.60%) 3PAR
13 7 (2.60%) CommVault
14 5 (1.86%) F5
14 5 (1.86%) SAP
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