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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Engineer
Rank 478 466 484
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 163 166 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 96 74
Median daily rate £355 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.94% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+24.61% -

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
52739 52999 51576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.73% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34376 32174 31581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 2137 2130
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 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 6 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 6 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 -40 133 £365 +6.95% 13
London -17 39 £450 +7.14% 1
South East -39 36 £355 +1.42%
Scotland -2 20 £313 +1.78% 3
Hampshire -11 20 £334 -0.67%
Erskine -21 18 £314 -7.98%
Renfrewshire -22 18 £314 -7.98% 1
North East -27 14 £250 +28.20% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 14 £250 +28.20% 2
Tyne and Wear -33 14 £250 +28.20% 2
North West - 13 £375 -
South West +6 11 £310 +24.00% 1
Hook +4 11 £339 +1.72%
West Midlands -13 9 £275 -15.38% 2
Gloucestershire - 8 £280 -
Lancashire - 8 £375 -
Surrey -2 7 £350 -2.09%
Buckinghamshire +18 6 £425 +6.25%
East Midlands +12 6 £385 - 4
Wales +11 6 £400 -19.19% 1
East of England +1 6 £264 -14.91% 1
South Wales - 6 £400 - 1
Redhill - 6 £350 -
Chorley - 6 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £425 -
City of London +37 5 £500 +25.00% 1
Gloucester - 5 £280 -
Yorkshire +1 4 £284 -5.41% 1
Birmingham 0 4 £275 -20.57%
Manchester - 4 £400 -

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 220 (84.62%) Windows
2 174 (66.92%) Active Directory
3 156 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 144 (55.38%) VMware
5 110 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 101 (38.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 97 (37.31%) Security Cleared
8 93 (35.77%) Microsoft
9 84 (32.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 79 (30.38%) HP
11 77 (29.62%) Citrix
12 73 (28.08%) PowerShell
13 72 (27.69%) SC Cleared
13 72 (27.69%) DNS
13 72 (27.69%) Windows Server 2003
14 57 (21.92%) ITIL
15 54 (20.77%) Microsoft Certification
16 53 (20.38%) DHCP
17 48 (18.46%) MS Exchange
18 46 (17.69%) Hyper-V
18 46 (17.69%) vSphere
19 45 (17.31%) SQL Server
20 44 (16.92%) SAN
20 44 (16.92%) Finance
21 43 (16.54%) SQL
22 41 (15.77%) MCSE
22 41 (15.77%) SCCM
23 39 (15.00%) Clustering
24 34 (13.08%) Server Building
25 33 (12.69%) MS Excel

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 48 (18.46%) MS Exchange
2 18 (6.92%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (5.38%) IIS
5 10 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.69%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.31%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.54%) Apache
9 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.77%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.38%) JBoss
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (12.69%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.00%) Office 365
2 11 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.77%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.38%) IaaS
5 1 (0.38%) PaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 72 (27.69%) DNS
2 53 (20.38%) DHCP
3 44 (16.92%) SAN
4 20 (7.69%) Firewall
5 13 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 12 (4.62%) Internet
7 11 (4.23%) NetScaler
8 8 (3.08%) LAN
8 8 (3.08%) WAN
9 4 (1.54%) DMZ
9 4 (1.54%) Intranet
9 4 (1.54%) SSL
9 4 (1.54%) VPN
10 3 (1.15%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.15%) VLAN
11 2 (0.77%) LDAP
11 2 (0.77%) NAS
11 2 (0.77%) SNMP
11 2 (0.77%) VoIP
12 1 (0.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.77%) GIS
6 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.38%) MySQL
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.77%) MSI
2 2 (0.77%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 44 (16.92%) Finance
2 23 (8.85%) Banking
3 11 (4.23%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.54%) Back Office
5 4 (1.54%) Electronics
5 4 (1.54%) Marketing
5 4 (1.54%) Retail
5 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.15%) Law
7 2 (0.77%) Advertising
7 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.77%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.23%) .NET
1 11 (4.23%) HTML
2 6 (2.31%) XML
3 5 (1.92%) Web Services
4 4 (1.54%) Middleware
5 1 (0.38%) J2EE
5 1 (0.38%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.00%) Clustering
2 27 (10.38%) Data Centre
3 19 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.23%) Driving Licence
5 8 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.69%) PKI
7 6 (2.31%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.15%) CMDB
8 3 (1.15%) DataPower
9 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.77%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.38%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.38%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.38%) FMCG
10 1 (0.38%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.38%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.38%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.38%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 220 (84.62%) Windows
2 156 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 110 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 101 (38.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (27.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (8.85%) Linux
7 19 (7.31%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.08%) Unix
9 6 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.92%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.54%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.54%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.77%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.38%) CentOS
13 1 (0.38%) Solaris
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (21.92%) ITIL
2 34 (13.08%) Server Building
3 25 (9.62%) Migration
4 24 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (6.92%) Application Packaging
6 17 (6.54%) High Availability
6 17 (6.54%) Project Management
7 16 (6.15%) Time Management
8 15 (5.77%) Configuration Management
8 15 (5.77%) Incident Management
9 13 (5.00%) Change Management
10 11 (4.23%) Open Source
11 10 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (3.85%) Change Control
12 9 (3.46%) Software Deployment
13 7 (2.69%) Infrastructure Management
13 7 (2.69%) Performance Monitoring
14 6 (2.31%) ITIL V3
14 6 (2.31%) Load Balancing
15 5 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 73 (28.08%) PowerShell
2 43 (16.54%) SQL
3 30 (11.54%) VBScript
4 13 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (0.38%) C
5 1 (0.38%) Perl
5 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 97 (37.31%) Security Cleared
2 72 (27.69%) SC Cleared
3 54 (20.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (15.77%) MCSE
5 23 (8.85%) MCSA
6 18 (6.92%) DV Cleared
7 10 (3.85%) MCITP
8 9 (3.46%) Degree
9 8 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.54%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (1.54%) MCTS
11 3 (1.15%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.77%) RHCE
12 2 (0.77%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.38%) CCNA
13 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.38%) MCP
13 1 (0.38%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.92%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 174 (66.92%) Active Directory
2 84 (32.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (17.69%) Hyper-V
3 46 (17.69%) vSphere
4 29 (11.15%) XenApp
5 21 (8.08%) Terminal Services
6 14 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (5.00%) VMware ESX
8 9 (3.46%) Firmware
9 8 (3.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (2.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (2.31%) VMware Server
12 5 (1.92%) DFS Replication
12 5 (1.92%) XenDesktop
13 3 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.77%) UAG
14 2 (0.77%) vCloud
14 2 (0.77%) XenServer
15 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (15.77%) SCCM
2 23 (8.85%) Backup Exec
3 21 (8.08%) WSUS
4 18 (6.92%) NetBackup
5 17 (6.54%) SCOM
6 16 (6.15%) McAfee ePO
7 15 (5.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 11 (4.23%) HP SIM
9 9 (3.46%) EdgeSight
10 7 (2.69%) SCVMM
11 5 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (1.54%) OpenView
12 4 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 4 (1.54%) Puppet
13 3 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (1.15%) vMotion
14 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 2 (0.77%) Perfmon
15 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
15 1 (0.38%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 144 (55.38%) VMware
2 93 (35.77%) Microsoft
3 79 (30.38%) HP
4 77 (29.62%) Citrix
5 22 (8.46%) Intel Security
6 13 (5.00%) Veritas
7 12 (4.62%) CA
7 12 (4.62%) Dell
7 12 (4.62%) Symantec
8 11 (4.23%) AppSense
8 11 (4.23%) Cisco
8 11 (4.23%) EMC
8 11 (4.23%) NetApp
9 9 (3.46%) IBM
10 8 (3.08%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.69%) Oracle
12 6 (2.31%) 3PAR
12 6 (2.31%) CommVault
13 5 (1.92%) F5
13 5 (1.92%) SAP
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