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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Engineer
Rank 542 492 493
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 115 158 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 103 63
Median daily rate £330 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +58.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £20.76 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £28.75 £26.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
- +74.60%

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
51014 53920 51780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.75% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33199 34160 31337
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 2016 2081
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.06%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -43 101 £330 +1.53% 11
South East -2 28 £318 -5.92%
London -25 25 £339 -9.60% 2
North East -40 23 £232 +3.11% 3
Tyne and Wear -34 20 £224 +17.89% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -43 19 £224 +17.89% 2
Hampshire +2 18 £301 -11.61%
Scotland +11 12 £325 - 3
Hook +10 12 £300 -6.97%
East Midlands -2 7 £400 +44.40%
Renfrewshire -14 5 £280 -6.66%
Erskine -17 5 £280 -6.66%
Lincoln - 5 £400 -
Lincolnshire - 5 £400 -
City of London +40 4 £331 -11.66%
East of England +15 4 £375 -3.22%
Glasgow +7 4 £325 -1.88% 2
South West +5 4 £350 -15.66%
Yorkshire 0 4 £425 +88.88% 1
Berkshire 0 4 - -
Surrey -4 4 £338 -14.28%
North West -6 4 £225 -27.41% 2
Wokingham - 4 - -
West Yorkshire +1 3 £425 +61.90%
Essex - 3 £363 -
Milton Keynes +11 2 £440 +37.50%
Durham +10 2 £313 +7.75% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 2 £440 +37.50%
Leeds +4 2 £550 +83.33%
Gloucestershire -3 2 £250 -43.50%

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 238 (85.00%) Windows
2 172 (61.43%) Active Directory
3 169 (60.36%) Windows Server
4 156 (55.71%) VMware
5 128 (45.71%) Microsoft
6 110 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 108 (38.57%) Security Cleared
8 99 (35.36%) Citrix
9 98 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 94 (33.57%) HP
11 93 (33.21%) DNS
12 92 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 92 (32.86%) PowerShell
13 86 (30.71%) SC Cleared
14 81 (28.93%) ITIL
15 78 (27.86%) Microsoft Certification
16 71 (25.36%) DHCP
17 67 (23.93%) Windows Server 2003
18 54 (19.29%) SQL Server
19 53 (18.93%) SAN
19 53 (18.93%) Finance
19 53 (18.93%) vSphere
20 52 (18.57%) Clustering
20 52 (18.57%) SCCM
21 48 (17.14%) Hyper-V
21 48 (17.14%) SQL
22 47 (16.79%) MS Excel
23 46 (16.43%) MCSE
24 41 (14.64%) Microsoft Clustering
25 37 (13.21%) MS Exchange

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 37 (13.21%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.14%) IIS
2 20 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.21%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.86%) Apache
6 7 (2.50%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.79%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.36%) JBoss
10 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 47 (16.79%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.29%) MS Office
3 5 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.43%) Office 365
2 14 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.71%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.36%) IaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 93 (33.21%) DNS
2 71 (25.36%) DHCP
3 53 (18.93%) SAN
4 25 (8.93%) TCP/IP
5 24 (8.57%) Firewall
6 10 (3.57%) Internet
7 9 (3.21%) LAN
7 9 (3.21%) NetScaler
7 9 (3.21%) WAN
8 5 (1.79%) Intranet
8 5 (1.79%) SNMP
8 5 (1.79%) SSL
9 4 (1.43%) NAS
10 3 (1.07%) DMZ
10 3 (1.07%) Network Security
10 3 (1.07%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.07%) VLAN
10 3 (1.07%) VPN
11 2 (0.71%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (19.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.71%) GIS
4 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (2.50%) MSI
2 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (18.93%) Finance
2 23 (8.21%) Banking
3 11 (3.93%) Financial Institution
4 10 (3.57%) Back Office
5 3 (1.07%) Law
6 2 (0.71%) Advertising
6 2 (0.71%) Electronics
6 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.71%) Legal
6 2 (0.71%) Local Government
6 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.71%) Marketing
6 2 (0.71%) Military
6 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.36%) Publishing
7 1 (0.36%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.64%) .NET
1 13 (4.64%) HTML
2 10 (3.57%) Middleware
3 5 (1.79%) XML
4 3 (1.07%) Web Services
5 1 (0.36%) CSS
5 1 (0.36%) J2EE
5 1 (0.36%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (18.57%) Clustering
2 27 (9.64%) Data Centre
3 19 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.21%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.50%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.79%) CMDB
7 4 (1.43%) PKI
7 4 (1.43%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.07%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.71%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.71%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.71%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.71%) Replication
9 2 (0.71%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 238 (85.00%) Windows
2 169 (60.36%) Windows Server
3 110 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 98 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (23.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (7.50%) Linux
7 18 (6.43%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.14%) Unix
8 6 (2.14%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.07%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.71%) Solaris
11 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (28.93%) ITIL
2 31 (11.07%) Server Building
3 29 (10.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (8.93%) High Availability
5 21 (7.50%) Change Management
5 21 (7.50%) Configuration Management
5 21 (7.50%) Project Management
6 20 (7.14%) Change Control
6 20 (7.14%) Migration
7 19 (6.79%) Application Packaging
8 18 (6.43%) Incident Management
9 15 (5.36%) Time Management
10 11 (3.93%) ITIL V3
10 11 (3.93%) Service Delivery
10 11 (3.93%) Software Deployment
11 9 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (3.21%) Open Source
12 8 (2.86%) Innovation Management
13 7 (2.50%) Problem Management
14 6 (2.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (32.86%) PowerShell
2 48 (17.14%) SQL
3 32 (11.43%) VBScript
4 14 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (0.36%) C
5 1 (0.36%) Java
5 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.36%) PHP
5 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 108 (38.57%) Security Cleared
2 86 (30.71%) SC Cleared
3 78 (27.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (16.43%) MCSE
5 25 (8.93%) MCSA
6 19 (6.79%) DV Cleared
7 12 (4.29%) MCITP
8 10 (3.57%) Degree
8 10 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.79%) MCTS
10 3 (1.07%) CCNA
10 3 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.07%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (1.07%) MCP
11 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.71%) RHCE
11 2 (0.71%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.36%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.14%) SLA
2 5 (1.79%) QA
3 3 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 172 (61.43%) Active Directory
2 92 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (18.93%) vSphere
4 48 (17.14%) Hyper-V
5 35 (12.50%) Terminal Services
6 34 (12.14%) XenApp
7 20 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (5.36%) VMware ESX
9 10 (3.57%) Firmware
9 10 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (2.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (1.07%) DFS Replication
14 3 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (1.07%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.71%) UAG
15 2 (0.71%) vCloud
15 2 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 52 (18.57%) SCCM
2 41 (14.64%) Microsoft Clustering
3 24 (8.57%) SCOM
4 22 (7.86%) NetBackup
5 19 (6.79%) Backup Exec
6 16 (5.71%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 15 (5.36%) HP SIM
8 14 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 14 (5.00%) WSUS
9 12 (4.29%) McAfee ePO
10 11 (3.93%) OpenView
11 9 (3.21%) EdgeSight
11 9 (3.21%) SCVMM
12 8 (2.86%) Perfmon
13 4 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (1.07%) HP Data Protector
14 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 3 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 3 (1.07%) vMotion
15 2 (0.71%) SCSM
Vendors
1 156 (55.71%) VMware
2 128 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 99 (35.36%) Citrix
4 94 (33.57%) HP
5 16 (5.71%) EMC
5 16 (5.71%) Intel Security
6 13 (4.64%) Veritas
7 12 (4.29%) Dell
7 12 (4.29%) NetApp
7 12 (4.29%) Symantec
8 11 (3.93%) AppSense
8 11 (3.93%) CA
8 11 (3.93%) Oracle
9 9 (3.21%) Cisco
9 9 (3.21%) IBM
10 8 (2.86%) arcserve
10 8 (2.86%) CommVault
11 7 (2.50%) Lotus
11 7 (2.50%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.50%) Remedy
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