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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wintel Engineer
Rank 533 486 539
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +53
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 97 130 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 41
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£338 £347 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £339 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +23.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -

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
54176 52067 49457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.10% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34646 31581 29422
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 2012 2139
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -17 86 £339 -1.45% 5
London -4 41 £375 -6.37% 2
South East -18 14 £356 +14.00%
City of London +18 13 £373 +10.37% 2
North East -21 9 £240 -
Scotland -26 9 £325 +1.16% 1
North West -30 8 £310 +10.71%
Glasgow +16 6 £338 - 1
Croydon -14 6 £494 +19.69%
Tyne and Wear -18 6 £190 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 6 £190 -
Surrey -4 5 £400 +23.07%
Yorkshire -22 5 £263 - 1
Chessington +3 4 - -
East of England -1 4 £350 +23.89%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £338 -
West Midlands +6 3 £317 -20.68% 1
Erskine +5 3 £300 -3.22%
Renfrewshire 0 3 £300 -3.22%
Docklands, London -5 3 - -
Manchester -19 3 £310 -6.06%
West Yorkshire -20 3 £263 -16.00% 1
Lancashire - 3 £375 -
Blackpool - 3 £375 -
Worcestershire +6 2 £360 +19.83%
Peterlee -1 2 £290 -
Berkshire -3 2 - -
Durham -6 2 £290 -
Gloucestershire -8 2 £400 -28.77% 1
South West -10 2 £400 -15.78% 1

Wintel Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 211 (85.43%) Windows
2 160 (64.78%) Active Directory
3 139 (56.28%) VMware
4 113 (45.75%) Microsoft
5 112 (45.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 84 (34.01%) DNS
7 77 (31.17%) PowerShell
8 72 (29.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 70 (28.34%) HP
9 70 (28.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 69 (27.94%) Citrix
11 66 (26.72%) Security Cleared
12 64 (25.91%) ITIL
13 63 (25.51%) DHCP
14 58 (23.48%) Microsoft Certification
15 54 (21.86%) VMware Infrastructure
16 53 (21.46%) SCCM
17 49 (19.84%) SAN
18 43 (17.41%) SC Cleared
19 42 (17.00%) MS Exchange
19 42 (17.00%) Finance
20 39 (15.79%) SQL
20 39 (15.79%) Data Centre
21 38 (15.38%) Server Building
21 38 (15.38%) Migration
22 35 (14.17%) SCOM
22 35 (14.17%) Hyper-V
23 34 (13.77%) vSphere
24 33 (13.36%) Clustering
24 33 (13.36%) MCITP

Wintel Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 42 (17.00%) MS Exchange
2 32 (12.96%) IIS
3 24 (9.72%) SharePoint
4 18 (7.29%) Lync
5 16 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.21%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.40%) Apache
9 1 (0.40%) GroupWise
Applications
1 17 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.40%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.83%) Office 365
2 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (34.01%) DNS
2 63 (25.51%) DHCP
3 49 (19.84%) SAN
4 31 (12.55%) TCP/IP
5 14 (5.67%) Firewall
6 12 (4.86%) LAN
6 12 (4.86%) WAN
7 9 (3.64%) VPN
7 9 (3.64%) FTP
8 8 (3.24%) NAS
8 8 (3.24%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.62%) Network Security
10 3 (1.21%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.21%) IPv4
11 2 (0.81%) DMZ
11 2 (0.81%) Internet
11 2 (0.81%) VLAN
11 2 (0.81%) VoIP
11 2 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.40%) MySQL
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.40%) MSI
General
1 42 (17.00%) Finance
2 19 (7.69%) Banking
3 12 (4.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.62%) Retail
5 3 (1.21%) Electronics
5 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.21%) Marketing
6 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.81%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Local Government
7 1 (0.40%) French Language
7 1 (0.40%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.48%) XML
1 16 (6.48%) HTML
2 7 (2.83%) Middleware
3 3 (1.21%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.81%) COM+
5 1 (0.40%) .NET
5 1 (0.40%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 33 (13.36%) Clustering
3 13 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.64%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.43%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.02%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.62%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.62%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.21%) PKI
8 3 (1.21%) Replication
8 3 (1.21%) DTV
9 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.81%) CMDB
9 2 (0.81%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.40%) FMCG
10 1 (0.40%) AS400
10 1 (0.40%) GIS
10 1 (0.40%) EFT
10 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 211 (85.43%) Windows
2 112 (45.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (29.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 70 (28.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (9.72%) Linux
6 17 (6.88%) Windows 7
7 13 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (4.05%) UNIX
9 9 (3.64%) SUSE
10 6 (2.43%) Windows 2000
11 5 (2.02%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.62%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.81%) VMS
13 2 (0.81%) AIX
14 1 (0.40%) HPUX
14 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (25.91%) ITIL
2 38 (15.38%) Migration
2 38 (15.38%) Server Building
3 24 (9.72%) Change Control
4 23 (9.31%) Root Cause Analysis
5 20 (8.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (6.48%) High Availability
7 10 (4.05%) Configuration Management
8 9 (3.64%) Project Management
8 9 (3.64%) Validation
9 7 (2.83%) Incident Management
9 7 (2.83%) Software Deployment
10 6 (2.43%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (2.43%) Security Hardening
10 6 (2.43%) Patch Management
11 5 (2.02%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (2.02%) Load Balancing
11 5 (2.02%) Resource Management
11 5 (2.02%) Workflow
11 5 (2.02%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (31.17%) PowerShell
2 39 (15.79%) SQL
3 26 (10.53%) VBScript
4 11 (4.45%) VB
5 6 (2.43%) C
6 4 (1.62%) C#
7 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 66 (26.72%) Security Cleared
2 58 (23.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (17.41%) SC Cleared
4 33 (13.36%) MCITP
5 24 (9.72%) MCSA
6 22 (8.91%) MCSE
7 14 (5.67%) DV Cleared
8 9 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.83%) MCP
10 6 (2.43%) Degree
11 4 (1.62%) CCNA
11 4 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.21%) MCTS
13 1 (0.40%) CCNP
13 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.02%) SLA
2 4 (1.62%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 160 (64.78%) Active Directory
2 54 (21.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (14.17%) Hyper-V
4 34 (13.77%) vSphere
5 29 (11.74%) XenApp
6 26 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (4.86%) VMware ESX
8 10 (4.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (2.83%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.02%) XenServer
10 5 (2.02%) Firmware
10 5 (2.02%) vCloud
11 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.62%) VMware Server
12 3 (1.21%) Xen
12 3 (1.21%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.81%) UAG
13 2 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 1 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 53 (21.46%) SCCM
2 35 (14.17%) SCOM
3 17 (6.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 11 (4.45%) NetBackup
5 7 (2.83%) SCVMM
6 6 (2.43%) HP SIM
7 5 (2.02%) BladeLogic
7 5 (2.02%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (2.02%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (2.02%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.21%) Nessus
9 2 (0.81%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.81%) MOM
9 2 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.81%) WSUS
9 2 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.81%) SAP Afaria
9 2 (0.81%) vMotion
Vendors
1 139 (56.28%) VMware
2 113 (45.75%) Microsoft
3 70 (28.34%) HP
4 69 (27.94%) Citrix
5 17 (6.88%) Dell
6 15 (6.07%) EMC
7 11 (4.45%) Cisco
7 11 (4.45%) BMC
7 11 (4.45%) NetApp
7 11 (4.45%) Red Hat
8 10 (4.05%) Symantec
8 10 (4.05%) Veritas
9 7 (2.83%) 3PAR
9 7 (2.83%) AppSense
9 7 (2.83%) McAfee
10 6 (2.43%) Sophos
10 6 (2.43%) F5
10 6 (2.43%) IBM
11 5 (2.02%) Juniper
11 5 (2.02%) Altiris
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