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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Engineer
Rank 533 564 471
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -93
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 119 109 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 68 80
Median daily rate £340 £338 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 11
Median hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £19.70 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £30.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -32.43%

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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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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 +1 102 £350 +3.70% 20
London -4 30 £425 +25.92% 3
South East +16 23 £320 -11.11% 3
North East -3 21 £325 +29.74% 2
Tyne and Wear -8 18 £283 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 18 £283 - 2
Scotland +25 17 £298 -15.00% 1
Hampshire +23 15 £315 -9.67% 1
Erskine - 11 £280 -
Renfrewshire - 11 £280 -
Hook - 10 £318 -
South West +18 7 £400 - 3
East of England +7 7 £388 +10.71%
Yorkshire +15 5 £438 +45.83% 4
Berkshire +7 5 £326 - 1
City of London +3 5 £340 +4.61% 1
Croydon -12 5 £425 -13.92%
North West +14 4 £306 -1.20%
West Yorkshire +7 4 £438 +66.66% 1
Gloucestershire +2 4 £400 - 1
Wokingham -5 4 - -
Leeds +11 3 £550 +83.33%
Glasgow +8 3 £325 -7.14%
Essex +3 3 £363 -
Manchester -10 3 £306 -5.76%
West Midlands -29 3 - - 3
East Midlands - 3 £400 - 2
Durham +7 2 - -
Hertfordshire +6 2 £500 -
West Sussex +5 2 £370 +9.62%

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 221 (85.00%) Windows
2 159 (61.15%) Active Directory
3 134 (51.54%) Windows Server
4 133 (51.15%) Microsoft
4 133 (51.15%) VMware
5 109 (41.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 105 (40.38%) Security Cleared
7 103 (39.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 98 (37.69%) DNS
9 89 (34.23%) PowerShell
10 85 (32.69%) DHCP
11 83 (31.92%) SC Cleared
12 81 (31.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 80 (30.77%) HP
14 72 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
15 70 (26.92%) Citrix
16 68 (26.15%) Microsoft Certification
16 68 (26.15%) ITIL
17 48 (18.46%) SCCM
17 48 (18.46%) SQL Server
18 45 (17.31%) SAN
19 44 (16.92%) VBScript
19 44 (16.92%) MS Excel
20 43 (16.54%) vSphere
21 40 (15.38%) SQL
22 39 (15.00%) Finance
23 37 (14.23%) MCSE
23 37 (14.23%) Clustering
24 33 (12.69%) Microsoft Clustering
24 33 (12.69%) TCP/IP

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 32 (12.31%) MS Exchange
2 24 (9.23%) IIS
3 17 (6.54%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.85%) OpenStack
6 8 (3.08%) Apache
6 8 (3.08%) IBM Notes
7 6 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.92%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.38%) Confluence
12 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.38%) JBoss
12 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (16.92%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.85%) MS Office
3 6 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.85%) Office 365
2 21 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.77%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (37.69%) DNS
2 85 (32.69%) DHCP
3 45 (17.31%) SAN
4 33 (12.69%) TCP/IP
5 24 (9.23%) Firewall
6 22 (8.46%) Internet
7 17 (6.54%) Intranet
8 13 (5.00%) LAN
9 12 (4.62%) WAN
10 7 (2.69%) NAS
10 7 (2.69%) VPN
11 5 (1.92%) SNMP
11 5 (1.92%) SSL
12 4 (1.54%) VLAN
13 3 (1.15%) FTP
13 3 (1.15%) Network Security
14 2 (0.77%) iSCSI
14 2 (0.77%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (0.77%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.77%) GIS
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.69%) MSI
2 1 (0.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (15.00%) Finance
2 11 (4.23%) Back Office
3 7 (2.69%) Banking
4 6 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.77%) Electronics
6 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.77%) Legal
6 2 (0.77%) Local Government
6 2 (0.77%) Marketing
6 2 (0.77%) Military
7 1 (0.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.46%) Middleware
2 6 (2.31%) HTML
3 5 (1.92%) .NET
4 4 (1.54%) XML
5 2 (0.77%) Web Services
6 1 (0.38%) CSS
6 1 (0.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.23%) Clustering
2 29 (11.15%) Data Centre
3 21 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.92%) Management Information System
5 14 (5.38%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.92%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.54%) PKI
7 4 (1.54%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.15%) CMDB
9 2 (0.77%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.77%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.77%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.77%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.77%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.77%) Replication
9 2 (0.77%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.77%) VCE vBlock
9 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 221 (85.00%) Windows
2 134 (51.54%) Windows Server
3 109 (41.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 103 (39.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 81 (31.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (8.46%) Windows 7
7 12 (4.62%) Linux
8 8 (3.08%) Unix
8 8 (3.08%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (1.54%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.54%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.54%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.15%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.38%) Solaris
12 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (26.15%) ITIL
2 26 (10.00%) Change Control
3 24 (9.23%) High Availability
3 24 (9.23%) Migration
4 23 (8.85%) Server Building
5 22 (8.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
7 17 (6.54%) Project Management
8 10 (3.85%) Application Packaging
8 10 (3.85%) Change Management
8 10 (3.85%) Service Delivery
9 9 (3.46%) Configuration Management
9 9 (3.46%) ITIL V3
9 9 (3.46%) Time Management
10 8 (3.08%) Business Analysis
10 8 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (2.69%) Resource Management
12 6 (2.31%) Problem Management
12 6 (2.31%) Software Deployment
12 6 (2.31%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 89 (34.23%) PowerShell
2 44 (16.92%) VBScript
3 40 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (0.77%) C#
4 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.38%) Java
5 1 (0.38%) PHP
5 1 (0.38%) Python
5 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 105 (40.38%) Security Cleared
2 83 (31.92%) SC Cleared
3 68 (26.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (14.23%) MCSE
5 22 (8.46%) MCSA
6 16 (6.15%) DV Cleared
7 14 (5.38%) Degree
8 13 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (4.62%) MCITP
10 7 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.92%) CCNA
11 5 (1.92%) MCP
12 4 (1.54%) MCTS
13 2 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.38%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.85%) SLA
2 4 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 159 (61.15%) Active Directory
2 72 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (16.54%) vSphere
4 32 (12.31%) Hyper-V
5 31 (11.92%) XenApp
6 30 (11.54%) Terminal Services
7 24 (9.23%) Firmware
8 14 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (5.00%) VMware ESX
10 7 (2.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (2.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 6 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.54%) XenDesktop
14 3 (1.15%) DFS Replication
14 3 (1.15%) UAG
15 2 (0.77%) vCloud
15 2 (0.77%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (18.46%) SCCM
2 33 (12.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 29 (11.15%) SCOM
4 19 (7.31%) NetBackup
5 16 (6.15%) Backup Exec
6 12 (4.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 11 (4.23%) OpenView
8 10 (3.85%) PowerCLI
9 9 (3.46%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (3.08%) HP SIM
10 8 (3.08%) Perfmon
10 8 (3.08%) WSUS
11 6 (2.31%) SCVMM
12 4 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (1.15%) Puppet
13 3 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 2 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
14 2 (0.77%) vRealize
Vendors
1 133 (51.15%) Microsoft
1 133 (51.15%) VMware
2 80 (30.77%) HP
3 70 (26.92%) Citrix
4 15 (5.77%) Cisco
4 15 (5.77%) Dell
5 14 (5.38%) Symantec
6 13 (5.00%) Intel Security
7 12 (4.62%) EMC
8 10 (3.85%) Oracle
9 8 (3.08%) arcserve
9 8 (3.08%) Lotus
9 8 (3.08%) NetApp
10 7 (2.69%) Remedy
11 6 (2.31%) Veritas
12 4 (1.54%) Brocade
12 4 (1.54%) CommVault
12 4 (1.54%) IBM
12 4 (1.54%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.54%) SAP
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