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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Engineer
Rank 506 467 506
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 141 169 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 108 65
Median daily rate £338 £341 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £453 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 3
Median hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% +77.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.72% +77.41%

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
50811 53185 51069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.71% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33087 33473 31333
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1525 2016 2057
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -40 107 £335 -2.18% 11
North East -50 29 £224 +14.87% 2
Tyne and Wear -52 28 £224 +17.89% 2
South East -20 27 £340 -1.16% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -49 27 £224 +17.89% 2
Scotland +8 26 £320 +6.66% 1
London -11 23 £338 -10.00% 3
Renfrewshire -23 20 £315 +5.00% 1
Erskine -23 20 £315 +5.00% 1
Hampshire -4 15 £334 -2.97% 2
Hook +11 13 £315 -2.24%
East Midlands +6 7 £400 +44.40% 1
North West -12 7 £375 +20.96%
Wales +19 6 £400 -19.19%
Surrey -4 6 £344 -5.82%
West Midlands -18 6 £275 -10.93% 1
South Wales - 6 £400 -
Lincolnshire - 5 £400 -
Lincoln - 5 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +9 4 £430 +34.37%
South West +8 4 £310 -25.30% 1
Milton Keynes +5 4 £430 +34.37%
Manchester 0 4 £375 +20.96%
City of London +48 3 £333 -11.33%
Cardiff - 3 £350 -
Shropshire - 3 - -
East of England +16 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +4 2 £300 -
Glasgow +1 2 £350 +30.23%
Birmingham -6 2 £275 -20.57%

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 248 (84.93%) Windows
2 191 (65.41%) Active Directory
3 174 (59.59%) Windows Server
4 170 (58.22%) VMware
5 125 (42.81%) Microsoft
6 120 (41.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 111 (38.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 106 (36.30%) Security Cleared
9 98 (33.56%) Citrix
10 97 (33.22%) HP
11 96 (32.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 92 (31.51%) DNS
13 88 (30.14%) PowerShell
14 82 (28.08%) SC Cleared
15 81 (27.74%) Windows Server 2003
16 80 (27.40%) ITIL
17 74 (25.34%) Microsoft Certification
18 70 (23.97%) DHCP
19 59 (20.21%) vSphere
20 55 (18.84%) Clustering
20 55 (18.84%) SQL Server
20 55 (18.84%) SAN
21 54 (18.49%) SCCM
22 52 (17.81%) Finance
23 51 (17.47%) SQL
23 51 (17.47%) Hyper-V
24 49 (16.78%) MS Exchange
25 48 (16.44%) MCSE
26 47 (16.10%) MS Excel
27 45 (15.41%) Microsoft Clustering

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 49 (16.78%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.22%) SharePoint
3 23 (7.88%) IIS
4 12 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (3.08%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.40%) Apache
7 6 (2.05%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.71%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.34%) JBoss
12 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 47 (16.10%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.48%) MS Office
3 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.16%) Office 365
2 13 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.68%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 92 (31.51%) DNS
2 70 (23.97%) DHCP
3 55 (18.84%) SAN
4 31 (10.62%) Firewall
5 21 (7.19%) TCP/IP
6 14 (4.79%) Internet
7 11 (3.77%) NetScaler
8 10 (3.42%) LAN
8 10 (3.42%) WAN
9 5 (1.71%) Intranet
10 4 (1.37%) DMZ
10 4 (1.37%) NAS
10 4 (1.37%) VLAN
10 4 (1.37%) VPN
11 3 (1.03%) Network Security
11 3 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.03%) SSL
11 3 (1.03%) VoIP
12 2 (0.68%) LDAP
12 2 (0.68%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.68%) GIS
5 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.34%) MySQL
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.05%) MSI
2 2 (0.68%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
General
1 52 (17.81%) Finance
2 24 (8.22%) Banking
3 11 (3.77%) Financial Institution
4 9 (3.08%) Back Office
5 4 (1.37%) Retail
6 3 (1.03%) Law
7 2 (0.68%) Advertising
7 2 (0.68%) Electronics
7 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Legal
7 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.68%) Marketing
7 2 (0.68%) Publishing
7 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Local Government
8 1 (0.34%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.45%) .NET
2 11 (3.77%) HTML
3 8 (2.74%) Middleware
4 3 (1.03%) XML
5 2 (0.68%) Web Services
6 1 (0.34%) CSS
6 1 (0.34%) J2EE
6 1 (0.34%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (18.84%) Clustering
2 32 (10.96%) Data Centre
3 23 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.77%) Driving Licence
5 9 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.74%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.71%) CMDB
8 4 (1.37%) PKI
8 4 (1.37%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.68%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.68%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.68%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.68%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.34%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.34%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 248 (84.93%) Windows
2 174 (59.59%) Windows Server
3 120 (41.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 111 (38.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 81 (27.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (8.56%) Linux
7 20 (6.85%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.08%) Unix
9 5 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.37%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.03%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.68%) Solaris
12 2 (0.68%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.34%) CentOS
13 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (27.40%) ITIL
2 34 (11.64%) Server Building
3 32 (10.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (8.22%) High Availability
5 23 (7.88%) Application Packaging
6 22 (7.53%) Migration
7 21 (7.19%) Project Management
8 20 (6.85%) Time Management
9 19 (6.51%) Change Management
9 19 (6.51%) Configuration Management
10 18 (6.16%) Change Control
11 17 (5.82%) Incident Management
12 12 (4.11%) Software Deployment
13 10 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (3.42%) ITIL V3
13 10 (3.42%) Open Source
14 9 (3.08%) Service Delivery
15 6 (2.05%) Business Analysis
15 6 (2.05%) Load Balancing
15 6 (2.05%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 88 (30.14%) PowerShell
2 51 (17.47%) SQL
3 31 (10.62%) VBScript
4 14 (4.79%) C#
5 1 (0.34%) C
5 1 (0.34%) Java
5 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.34%) Perl
5 1 (0.34%) PHP
5 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 106 (36.30%) Security Cleared
2 82 (28.08%) SC Cleared
3 74 (25.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (16.44%) MCSE
5 25 (8.56%) MCSA
6 19 (6.51%) DV Cleared
7 11 (3.77%) MCITP
8 10 (3.42%) Degree
8 10 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.71%) MCTS
10 3 (1.03%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.68%) CCNA
11 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.68%) MCP
11 2 (0.68%) RHCE
11 2 (0.68%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.34%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.71%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) SLA
3 3 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 191 (65.41%) Active Directory
2 96 (32.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (20.21%) vSphere
4 51 (17.47%) Hyper-V
5 35 (11.99%) XenApp
6 31 (10.62%) Terminal Services
7 20 (6.85%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (6.16%) VMware ESX
9 11 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (3.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 10 (3.42%) Firmware
11 9 (3.08%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (1.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 5 (1.71%) VMware Server
13 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.37%) XenDesktop
14 3 (1.03%) DFS Replication
14 3 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.68%) UAG
15 2 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 54 (18.49%) SCCM
2 45 (15.41%) Microsoft Clustering
3 26 (8.90%) Backup Exec
3 26 (8.90%) NetBackup
4 22 (7.53%) SCOM
5 21 (7.19%) WSUS
6 16 (5.48%) McAfee ePO
7 15 (5.14%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 13 (4.45%) HP SIM
9 10 (3.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 9 (3.08%) EdgeSight
10 9 (3.08%) SCVMM
11 8 (2.74%) OpenView
12 7 (2.40%) Perfmon
13 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 4 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
14 3 (1.03%) vMotion
15 2 (0.68%) Puppet
15 2 (0.68%) SCSM
Vendors
1 170 (58.22%) VMware
2 125 (42.81%) Microsoft
3 98 (33.56%) Citrix
4 97 (33.22%) HP
5 23 (7.88%) Intel Security
6 16 (5.48%) Veritas
7 15 (5.14%) Symantec
8 14 (4.79%) EMC
9 13 (4.45%) Cisco
9 13 (4.45%) NetApp
10 12 (4.11%) CA
10 12 (4.11%) Dell
11 11 (3.77%) AppSense
11 11 (3.77%) Oracle
12 9 (3.08%) IBM
13 8 (2.74%) arcserve
14 7 (2.40%) 3PAR
14 7 (2.40%) CommVault
14 7 (2.40%) Red Hat
14 7 (2.40%) Remedy
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