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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wintel Engineer
Rank 480 524 530
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 131 59 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 40 32
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£348 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.91% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £275 £271
% change year-on-year
+23.63% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £26.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 - £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.45 - £27.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - £20.50

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
51961 49585 53705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.02% 92.76% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31503 29488 30138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2007 2141 2629
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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 +24 93 £348 +15.91% 13
London +36 38 £400 +25.00% 5
Scotland +13 28 £321 +11.73%
South East +8 20 £311 +77.85% 3
Hampshire -8 11 £329 +2.73%
East of England -14 10 £283 -5.04% 1
City of London +39 8 £350 +9.37% 1
North West -8 8 £280 +24.44% 1
West Midlands -16 5 £400 +70.21%
Hertfordshire - 5 - - 1
Cheshire +9 4 £280 +24.44%
Birmingham +4 4 £400 +60.00%
South West -33 4 £475 +22.58% 1
Berkshire +11 3 £295 +68.57%
Chester +6 3 - -
Manchester 0 3 £330 +65.00%
Gloucestershire - 3 £562 -
Reading +10 2 £300 +71.42%
Yorkshire -2 2 £263 -4.54% 1
West Lothian - 2 - -
Watford - 2 - -
Livingston - 2 - -
West Yorkshire -1 1 £313 +13.63% 1
Swindon -7 1 £365 +53.68%
Wiltshire -8 1 £365 +53.68%
Merseyside - 1 - -
Wirral - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £313 - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Telford - - - -

Wintel Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 227 (91.16%) Windows
2 156 (62.65%) Active Directory
3 140 (56.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 120 (48.19%) VMware
5 101 (40.56%) Security Cleared
6 100 (40.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 94 (37.75%) Microsoft
8 90 (36.14%) SC Cleared
9 78 (31.33%) Citrix
10 66 (26.51%) DNS
11 61 (24.50%) SCCM
12 60 (24.10%) PowerShell
13 58 (23.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 50 (20.08%) DHCP
15 49 (19.68%) XenApp
16 48 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
17 47 (18.88%) Microsoft Certification
17 47 (18.88%) HP
18 45 (18.07%) ITIL
19 41 (16.47%) MS Exchange
20 40 (16.06%) vSphere
21 35 (14.06%) Clustering
22 33 (13.25%) Windows 7
23 31 (12.45%) SCOM
24 30 (12.05%) TCP/IP
24 30 (12.05%) IIS
25 28 (11.24%) SQL
26 27 (10.84%) SQL Server
26 27 (10.84%) MCSE
26 27 (10.84%) Windows XP

Wintel Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 41 (16.47%) MS Exchange
2 30 (12.05%) IIS
3 12 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.42%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (1.20%) Lync
8 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.40%) CMS
9 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.40%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (2.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 66 (26.51%) DNS
2 50 (20.08%) DHCP
3 30 (12.05%) TCP/IP
4 26 (10.44%) SAN
5 18 (7.23%) WAN
6 17 (6.83%) LAN
7 13 (5.22%) Firewall
8 10 (4.02%) VPN
9 6 (2.41%) Internet
10 5 (2.01%) VLAN
11 4 (1.61%) IPv4
11 4 (1.61%) LDAP
12 3 (1.20%) VoIP
13 2 (0.80%) SSL
13 2 (0.80%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.80%) Network Security
13 2 (0.80%) IPsec
13 2 (0.80%) X.500
14 1 (0.40%) BIG-IP
14 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.40%) DTS
4 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.01%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.20%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.80%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.40%) MSI
4 1 (0.40%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 26 (10.44%) Finance
2 7 (2.81%) Banking
3 3 (1.20%) Advertising
4 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.80%) Legal
4 2 (0.80%) Retail
4 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.80%) Local Government
4 2 (0.80%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.40%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.82%) HTML
1 12 (4.82%) XML
2 3 (1.20%) Middleware
3 1 (0.40%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.40%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.06%) Clustering
2 10 (4.02%) Blackberry
3 5 (2.01%) GIS
3 5 (2.01%) Replication
4 3 (1.20%) Firmware
4 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.80%) PKI
5 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.40%) AS400
6 1 (0.40%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.40%) EPoS
6 1 (0.40%) CMDB
6 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 227 (91.16%) Windows
2 140 (56.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (40.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 58 (23.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (13.25%) Windows 7
6 27 (10.84%) Windows XP
7 11 (4.42%) Linux
8 9 (3.61%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (2.81%) UNIX
10 4 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.20%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.80%) SUSE
12 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.80%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.40%) AIX
13 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.07%) ITIL
2 18 (7.23%) Migration
3 13 (5.22%) High Availability
4 12 (4.82%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (3.21%) Service Delivery
6 8 (3.21%) Change Management
7 7 (2.81%) Project Management
7 7 (2.81%) Workflow
7 7 (2.81%) Change Control
7 7 (2.81%) Mentoring
8 6 (2.41%) Configuration Management
9 5 (2.01%) Service Management
9 5 (2.01%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (2.01%) Incident Management
9 5 (2.01%) Data Protection
10 4 (1.61%) Integration Testing
10 4 (1.61%) Release Management
10 4 (1.61%) ITSM
10 4 (1.61%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (24.10%) PowerShell
2 28 (11.24%) SQL
3 22 (8.84%) VBScript
4 7 (2.81%) C
5 3 (1.20%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.80%) Perl
6 2 (0.80%) VB
7 1 (0.40%) Python
7 1 (0.40%) C++
7 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 101 (40.56%) Security Cleared
2 90 (36.14%) SC Cleared
3 47 (18.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (10.84%) MCSE
5 25 (10.04%) MCITP
6 24 (9.64%) MCP
7 13 (5.22%) MCTS
8 11 (4.42%) DV Cleared
9 10 (4.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (3.21%) MCSA
11 6 (2.41%) Degree
12 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.80%) CCNA
13 2 (0.80%) VCP4
14 1 (0.40%) VCP5
14 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.21%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 156 (62.65%) Active Directory
2 49 (19.68%) XenApp
3 48 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (16.06%) vSphere
5 24 (9.64%) Hyper-V
6 20 (8.03%) VMware ESX
7 13 (5.22%) vCloud
8 12 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (4.42%) XenServer
10 8 (3.21%) XenDesktop
10 8 (3.21%) Terminal Services
11 5 (2.01%) DFS Replication
12 4 (1.61%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 2 (0.80%) UAG
14 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.40%) NLBS
15 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 61 (24.50%) SCCM
2 31 (12.45%) SCOM
3 10 (4.02%) NetBackup
4 9 (3.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (3.21%) SCVMM
6 7 (2.81%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (2.81%) HP SIM
7 5 (2.01%) Windows Intune
7 5 (2.01%) SCDPM
8 4 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (1.61%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.20%) BladeLogic
9 3 (1.20%) WSUS
9 3 (1.20%) ARCserve
9 3 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.20%) Netcool
10 2 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.40%) CA SiteMinder
11 1 (0.40%) OpenView
11 1 (0.40%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 120 (48.19%) VMware
2 94 (37.75%) Microsoft
3 78 (31.33%) Citrix
4 47 (18.88%) HP
5 20 (8.03%) Sophos
6 16 (6.43%) McAfee
7 14 (5.62%) F5
8 12 (4.82%) Cisco
9 11 (4.42%) AppSense
10 8 (3.21%) Veritas
10 8 (3.21%) Remedy
11 7 (2.81%) IBM
11 7 (2.81%) Dell
11 7 (2.81%) EMC
12 6 (2.41%) BMC
12 6 (2.41%) NetApp
12 6 (2.41%) Symantec
13 4 (1.61%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.61%) Altiris
13 4 (1.61%) CA
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