The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wintel Engineer
Rank 475 497 490
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 114 66 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 44 43
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £193 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £375 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £343
% change year-on-year
- -12.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Average hourly rate £15.75 - £26.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 - £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.85 - £27.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 - £20.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50442 47321 53607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.54% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30616 27723 29887
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 2134 2724
Average hourly rate £16.56 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +4 73 £318 +5.83% 10
London +7 32 £400 +29.03% 6
Scotland +4 29 £323 - 1
South East -11 12 £300 -6.25% 1
City of London +30 11 £338 +0.74% 2
Wales -6 11 £375 - 1
South Wales - 11 £375 - 1
North West 0 10 £280 +12.00% 2
Cardiff - 10 £375 - 1
East of England -22 9 £225 -23.07%
Hampshire -12 7 £300 -6.25%
Cheshire +1 6 £280 - 2
Berkshire +8 4 £300 +71.42%
South West -34 4 £365 -5.80%
Manchester 0 3 £330 +65.00%
West Midlands -9 3 £295 +47.50%
Hook - 3 £300 -
Watford - 3 - -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Reading +10 2 £338 +33.66%
Gloucestershire - 2 £648 -
Chester +3 1 - - 1
Essex 0 1 - -
Yorkshire -1 1 £213 -5.55% 1
Surrey -2 1 - -
Swindon -3 1 £365 +53.68%
Wiltshire -6 1 £365 +53.68%
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Bedford - - - -

Wintel Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 225 (90.00%) Windows
2 169 (67.60%) Active Directory
3 157 (62.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 144 (57.60%) VMware
5 120 (48.00%) Security Cleared
6 113 (45.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 108 (43.20%) SC Cleared
8 94 (37.60%) Citrix
9 92 (36.80%) Microsoft
10 70 (28.00%) SCCM
11 66 (26.40%) DNS
12 60 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 60 (24.00%) XenApp
13 55 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 52 (20.80%) DHCP
15 51 (20.40%) PowerShell
16 50 (20.00%) HP
17 44 (17.60%) MS Exchange
18 41 (16.40%) ITIL
19 38 (15.20%) Windows XP
20 37 (14.80%) SCOM
21 36 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
22 35 (14.00%) Windows 7
22 35 (14.00%) vSphere
23 32 (12.80%) Clustering
24 30 (12.00%) SQL
25 27 (10.80%) SQL Server
25 27 (10.80%) SAN
26 24 (9.60%) TCP/IP
27 23 (9.20%) MCSE

Wintel Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 44 (17.60%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.40%) IIS
3 15 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.20%) Lync
9 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.40%) CMS
10 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.40%) Office 365
2 5 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 66 (26.40%) DNS
2 52 (20.80%) DHCP
3 27 (10.80%) SAN
4 24 (9.60%) TCP/IP
5 21 (8.40%) LAN
5 21 (8.40%) WAN
6 9 (3.60%) VPN
7 6 (2.40%) Firewall
8 5 (2.00%) Internet
9 4 (1.60%) VLAN
9 4 (1.60%) VoIP
10 3 (1.20%) LDAP
10 3 (1.20%) IPv4
11 2 (0.80%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.80%) Network Security
11 2 (0.80%) X.500
11 2 (0.80%) DMZ
12 1 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.40%) Wireless
12 1 (0.40%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.80%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.80%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.40%) DTS
5 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.60%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.20%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.80%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.40%) Subversion
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (8.00%) Finance
2 5 (2.00%) Banking
3 4 (1.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.20%) Legal
5 2 (0.80%) Advertising
5 2 (0.80%) Retail
5 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.80%) Local Government
5 2 (0.80%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.40%) German Language
6 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.40%) HTML
1 6 (2.40%) XML
2 5 (2.00%) Middleware
3 1 (0.40%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.40%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.80%) Clustering
2 11 (4.40%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.60%) Replication
4 4 (1.60%) GIS
5 3 (1.20%) Firmware
6 2 (0.80%) AS400
6 2 (0.80%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.40%) EPoS
7 1 (0.40%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.40%) PKI
7 1 (0.40%) Statistics
7 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.40%) CMDB
7 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.40%) iPhone
7 1 (0.40%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 225 (90.00%) Windows
2 157 (62.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 113 (45.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 55 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (15.20%) Windows XP
6 35 (14.00%) Windows 7
7 14 (5.60%) Linux
8 10 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.00%) UNIX
10 3 (1.20%) SUSE
10 3 (1.20%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.80%) AIX
11 2 (0.80%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (16.40%) ITIL
2 17 (6.80%) Migration
3 13 (5.20%) Change Management
4 12 (4.80%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (3.20%) Configuration Management
6 8 (3.20%) Capacity Management
7 7 (2.80%) Project Management
7 7 (2.80%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (2.80%) Service Delivery
7 7 (2.80%) Workflow
8 6 (2.40%) High Availability
9 5 (2.00%) Integration Testing
9 5 (2.00%) Release Management
9 5 (2.00%) Change Control
9 5 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (1.60%) Incident Management
11 3 (1.20%) Data Protection
11 3 (1.20%) Load Balancing
11 3 (1.20%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (20.40%) PowerShell
2 30 (12.00%) SQL
3 14 (5.60%) VBScript
4 11 (4.40%) C
5 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.40%) VB
6 1 (0.40%) C++
6 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 120 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 108 (43.20%) SC Cleared
3 36 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (9.20%) MCSE
5 20 (8.00%) MCP
6 18 (7.20%) MCITP
7 10 (4.00%) DV Cleared
8 9 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (3.60%) MCTS
9 4 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.60%) Degree
10 3 (1.20%) MCSA
10 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.80%) CCNA
12 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.40%) VCP4
12 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 169 (67.60%) Active Directory
2 60 (24.00%) XenApp
2 60 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (14.00%) vSphere
4 23 (9.20%) VMware ESX
5 20 (8.00%) Hyper-V
6 17 (6.80%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (4.80%) XenServer
8 9 (3.60%) XenDesktop
8 9 (3.60%) vCloud
8 9 (3.60%) DFS Replication
9 7 (2.80%) Terminal Services
10 5 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (1.60%) ISA Server
12 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.40%) NFS
14 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.40%) UAG
Systems Management
1 70 (28.00%) SCCM
2 37 (14.80%) SCOM
3 10 (4.00%) WSUS
4 9 (3.60%) SCVMM
4 9 (3.60%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (3.20%) HP SIM
5 8 (3.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (2.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (2.00%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.60%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.60%) BladeLogic
9 3 (1.20%) ARCserve
9 3 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.20%) Windows Intune
9 3 (1.20%) SCDPM
9 3 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.80%) Netcool
11 1 (0.40%) Unicenter
11 1 (0.40%) MOM
11 1 (0.40%) Nagios
Vendors
1 144 (57.60%) VMware
2 94 (37.60%) Citrix
3 92 (36.80%) Microsoft
4 50 (20.00%) HP
5 17 (6.80%) Cisco
6 16 (6.40%) EMC
6 16 (6.40%) McAfee
7 14 (5.60%) Sophos
8 12 (4.80%) AppSense
8 12 (4.80%) CA
9 9 (3.60%) Symantec
9 9 (3.60%) F5
10 7 (2.80%) Remedy
10 7 (2.80%) Dell
11 6 (2.40%) IBM
12 5 (2.00%) Intel
12 5 (2.00%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.60%) BMC
13 4 (1.60%) Altiris
14 3 (1.20%) Websense
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