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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wintel Engineer
Rank 470 536 538
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 143 48 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.092% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.100% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 38 37
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£348 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £466 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £275 £235
% change year-on-year
+25.90% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.09 - £28.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 - £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 - £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 - £28.00

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
52377 48215 53574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.04% 92.74% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32024 28821 29958
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2089 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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
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 18 September 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 +32 107 £356 +18.75% 10
London +27 48 £400 +4.23% 2
Scotland +6 28 £320 +11.30%
South East +15 25 £347 +8.58% 4
Hampshire -3 13 £348 +7.90% 1
City of London +27 11 £338 -26.02%
East of England -23 8 £283 +15.30%
North West -7 6 £263 +16.66%
Cheshire +5 4 £275 +22.22%
West Midlands -13 4 £400 +64.94%
South West -33 4 £475 - 1
Chester +8 3 - -
Birmingham +1 3 £400 +60.00%
Berkshire - 3 £300 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 £562 -
West Lothian - 2 - -
Livingston - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £300 -
East Midlands +7 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -1 1 £313 +13.63% 1
Swindon -5 1 £365 +21.66%
West Yorkshire -6 1 £313 +13.63% 1
Wiltshire -12 1 £365 +21.66%
Wirral - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £313 - 1
Manchester - 1 £250 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - - 1

Wintel Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 237 (90.11%) Windows
2 164 (62.36%) Active Directory
3 145 (55.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 126 (47.91%) VMware
5 107 (40.68%) Microsoft
5 107 (40.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 102 (38.78%) Security Cleared
7 91 (34.60%) SC Cleared
8 82 (31.18%) Citrix
9 70 (26.62%) DNS
10 64 (24.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 63 (23.95%) PowerShell
12 62 (23.57%) SCCM
13 60 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
14 54 (20.53%) HP
15 51 (19.39%) XenApp
16 49 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
17 48 (18.25%) DHCP
18 47 (17.87%) ITIL
19 43 (16.35%) MS Exchange
20 41 (15.59%) Clustering
21 40 (15.21%) vSphere
22 36 (13.69%) IIS
23 35 (13.31%) Windows 7
24 34 (12.93%) TCP/IP
25 33 (12.55%) MCSE
26 31 (11.79%) SQL Server
27 30 (11.41%) SQL
27 30 (11.41%) SCOM
28 29 (11.03%) Finance

Wintel Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 43 (16.35%) MS Exchange
2 36 (13.69%) IIS
3 14 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (4.94%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (1.14%) Lync
8 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.38%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (3.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 70 (26.62%) DNS
2 48 (18.25%) DHCP
3 34 (12.93%) TCP/IP
4 29 (11.03%) SAN
5 19 (7.22%) Firewall
6 17 (6.46%) WAN
7 16 (6.08%) LAN
8 12 (4.56%) VPN
9 7 (2.66%) Internet
10 6 (2.28%) VLAN
11 5 (1.90%) IPv4
12 4 (1.52%) LDAP
13 3 (1.14%) VoIP
13 3 (1.14%) SSL
14 2 (0.76%) MPLS
14 2 (0.76%) DSL
14 2 (0.76%) X.500
14 2 (0.76%) SNMP
14 2 (0.76%) Reverse Proxy
14 2 (0.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.38%) DTS
4 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.90%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.14%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.38%) MSI
3 1 (0.38%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 29 (11.03%) Finance
2 10 (3.80%) Banking
3 3 (1.14%) Advertising
4 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
4 2 (0.76%) Retail
4 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.76%) Legal
4 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.38%) Back Office
5 1 (0.38%) Local Government
5 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.38%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.08%) HTML
1 16 (6.08%) XML
2 3 (1.14%) Middleware
3 1 (0.38%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.59%) Clustering
2 12 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.18%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.28%) GIS
5 5 (1.90%) Replication
6 4 (1.52%) Firmware
6 4 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.76%) PKI
7 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.38%) AS400
8 1 (0.38%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.38%) EPoS
8 1 (0.38%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 237 (90.11%) Windows
2 145 (55.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 107 (40.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 64 (24.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (13.31%) Windows 7
6 24 (9.13%) Windows XP
7 10 (3.80%) Linux
8 8 (3.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (2.28%) UNIX
10 4 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.14%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.76%) SUSE
12 2 (0.76%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.76%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.38%) AIX
13 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (17.87%) ITIL
2 19 (7.22%) Migration
3 17 (6.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (6.46%) High Availability
4 12 (4.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (4.18%) Change Control
6 8 (3.04%) Service Delivery
7 7 (2.66%) Project Management
7 7 (2.66%) Workflow
7 7 (2.66%) Mentoring
8 6 (2.28%) Data Protection
8 6 (2.28%) Configuration Management
8 6 (2.28%) Service Management
8 6 (2.28%) Change Management
8 6 (2.28%) Time Management
9 5 (1.90%) Incident Management
10 4 (1.52%) Problem Management
10 4 (1.52%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (1.52%) ITSM
10 4 (1.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 63 (23.95%) PowerShell
2 30 (11.41%) SQL
3 26 (9.89%) VBScript
4 7 (2.66%) C
5 3 (1.14%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.76%) Perl
6 2 (0.76%) VB
7 1 (0.38%) Python
7 1 (0.38%) C++
7 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 102 (38.78%) Security Cleared
2 91 (34.60%) SC Cleared
3 60 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (12.55%) MCSE
5 29 (11.03%) MCITP
6 26 (9.89%) MCP
7 16 (6.08%) MCTS
8 11 (4.18%) MCSA
8 11 (4.18%) DV Cleared
9 10 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.66%) Degree
11 4 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.76%) CCNA
13 2 (0.76%) VCP4
14 1 (0.38%) VCP5
14 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 164 (62.36%) Active Directory
2 51 (19.39%) XenApp
3 49 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (15.21%) vSphere
5 24 (9.13%) Hyper-V
6 20 (7.60%) VMware ESX
7 10 (3.80%) XenServer
7 10 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (3.80%) vCloud
8 8 (3.04%) XenDesktop
9 7 (2.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 7 (2.66%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.52%) ISA Server
10 4 (1.52%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.76%) NLBS
12 2 (0.76%) UAG
13 1 (0.38%) VMFS
13 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 62 (23.57%) SCCM
2 30 (11.41%) SCOM
3 13 (4.94%) NetBackup
4 9 (3.42%) HP SIM
5 8 (3.04%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (3.04%) SCVMM
5 8 (3.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (2.28%) SCDPM
6 6 (2.28%) Windows Intune
7 4 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (1.52%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.52%) WSUS
8 3 (1.14%) Netcool
8 3 (1.14%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.14%) CA SiteMinder
8 3 (1.14%) ARCserve
8 3 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.38%) OpenView
9 1 (0.38%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 126 (47.91%) VMware
2 107 (40.68%) Microsoft
3 82 (31.18%) Citrix
4 54 (20.53%) HP
5 19 (7.22%) Sophos
6 17 (6.46%) McAfee
7 13 (4.94%) AppSense
7 13 (4.94%) Cisco
8 12 (4.56%) Veritas
8 12 (4.56%) F5
9 7 (2.66%) Remedy
9 7 (2.66%) IBM
9 7 (2.66%) BMC
10 6 (2.28%) Dell
10 6 (2.28%) EMC
10 6 (2.28%) Symantec
11 5 (1.90%) Intel
11 5 (1.90%) NetApp
12 4 (1.52%) CA
12 4 (1.52%) Red Hat
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