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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wintel Engineer
Rank 450 425 462
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 134 128 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 64 31
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£363 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £275 £295
% change year-on-year
+25.90% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.45%

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -20 100 £370 +1.09% 13
South East +10 38 £325 - 4
London -4 36 £411 -1.96% 5
Hampshire -10 31 £320 -4.47% 3
Wales -8 7 £450 +50.00% 2
North West -8 7 £375 +36.36%
South Wales -10 6 £450 +50.00% 2
South West -16 6 £450 +55.17%
East of England -8 5 £388 +35.96%
Bridgend - 5 £450 - 1
City of London +9 4 £438 -5.40% 3
Bedfordshire - 3 £425 -
East Midlands +14 2 - - 1
Berkshire +4 2 £300 - 1
West Midlands +2 2 £275 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £310 -
Eastleigh - 2 £290 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £300 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £350 -
Nottingham - 2 - - 1
Essex - 1 - -
Hayes - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Woking - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1

Wintel Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 249 (89.25%) Windows
2 186 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 149 (53.41%) VMware
4 131 (46.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 126 (45.16%) Microsoft
6 99 (35.48%) Citrix
7 93 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 88 (31.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 84 (30.11%) HP
9 84 (30.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 77 (27.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 71 (25.45%) SC Cleared
12 66 (23.66%) PowerShell
13 63 (22.58%) DNS
13 63 (22.58%) ITIL
14 60 (21.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 50 (17.92%) SCCM
16 46 (16.49%) Clustering
17 43 (15.41%) IIS
18 42 (15.05%) XenApp
19 41 (14.70%) MCITP
19 41 (14.70%) MS Exchange
20 40 (14.34%) DHCP
21 39 (13.98%) vSphere
22 38 (13.62%) VBScript
23 37 (13.26%) SQL
24 36 (12.90%) MCSA
24 36 (12.90%) TCP/IP
24 36 (12.90%) Finance
25 34 (12.19%) MCSE

Wintel Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 43 (15.41%) IIS
2 41 (14.70%) MS Exchange
3 27 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (5.02%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (3.58%) Lync
7 8 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (1.08%) Apache
10 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (10.04%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.58%) Office 365
2 7 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (22.58%) DNS
2 40 (14.34%) DHCP
3 36 (12.90%) TCP/IP
4 31 (11.11%) SAN
5 30 (10.75%) Firewall
6 14 (5.02%) NetScaler
7 11 (3.94%) WAN
7 11 (3.94%) LAN
8 8 (2.87%) VPN
9 7 (2.51%) iSCSI
9 7 (2.51%) IPsec
10 5 (1.79%) VLAN
10 5 (1.79%) Internet
10 5 (1.79%) FTP
11 4 (1.43%) IPv4
12 3 (1.08%) NAS
13 2 (0.72%) SSL
13 2 (0.72%) SNMP
13 2 (0.72%) MPLS
13 2 (0.72%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.72%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.36%) MSI
2 1 (0.36%) AdminStudio
General
1 36 (12.90%) Finance
2 14 (5.02%) Banking
3 6 (2.15%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.08%) Back Office
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.11%) XML
1 31 (11.11%) HTML
2 4 (1.43%) Middleware
3 2 (0.72%) .NET
3 2 (0.72%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.36%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.49%) Clustering
2 23 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.87%) Blackberry
3 8 (2.87%) Replication
4 7 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.15%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.15%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.43%) GIS
7 3 (1.08%) PKI
7 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.36%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 249 (89.25%) Windows
2 131 (46.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 88 (31.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 84 (30.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (9.32%) Windows 7
6 14 (5.02%) Windows XP
7 9 (3.23%) Linux
8 7 (2.51%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (2.51%) UNIX
9 6 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.08%) SUSE
10 3 (1.08%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.72%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.58%) ITIL
2 33 (11.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 32 (11.47%) High Availability
4 30 (10.75%) Migration
5 25 (8.96%) Configuration Management
6 24 (8.60%) Change Control
7 13 (4.66%) Fault Management
7 13 (4.66%) Time Management
8 11 (3.94%) Validation
9 9 (3.23%) E-Commerce
10 8 (2.87%) Change Management
11 7 (2.51%) Incident Management
11 7 (2.51%) Performance Testing
12 5 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (1.79%) Data Protection
13 4 (1.43%) CRM
13 4 (1.43%) Load Balancing
13 4 (1.43%) Problem Management
13 4 (1.43%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (1.43%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 66 (23.66%) PowerShell
2 38 (13.62%) VBScript
3 37 (13.26%) SQL
4 3 (1.08%) VB
5 2 (0.72%) C#
5 2 (0.72%) Python
6 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 93 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 77 (27.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (25.45%) SC Cleared
4 41 (14.70%) MCITP
5 36 (12.90%) MCSA
6 34 (12.19%) MCSE
7 30 (10.75%) DV Cleared
8 15 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (5.38%) MCP
9 10 (3.58%) Degree
9 10 (3.58%) MCTS
10 4 (1.43%) CCA
10 4 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.43%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.43%) VCP5
11 3 (1.08%) CCEA
12 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.36%) CCAA
13 1 (0.36%) VCP4
13 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.08%) SLA
2 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 186 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 60 (21.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (15.05%) XenApp
4 39 (13.98%) vSphere
5 24 (8.60%) Hyper-V
6 22 (7.89%) VMware ESX
7 12 (4.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 12 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.15%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.79%) UAG
10 5 (1.79%) vCloud
10 5 (1.79%) XenServer
11 4 (1.43%) Firmware
12 3 (1.08%) XenDesktop
12 3 (1.08%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.72%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.72%) NLBS
13 2 (0.72%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 50 (17.92%) SCCM
2 25 (8.96%) SCOM
3 15 (5.38%) NetBackup
4 14 (5.02%) HP SIM
5 9 (3.23%) WSUS
6 6 (2.15%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (1.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (1.43%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (1.43%) SCDPM
9 3 (1.08%) Windows Intune
9 3 (1.08%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.08%) CA SiteMinder
10 2 (0.72%) OpenView
10 2 (0.72%) Nagios
10 2 (0.72%) MOM
10 2 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.72%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 2 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 149 (53.41%) VMware
2 126 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 99 (35.48%) Citrix
4 84 (30.11%) HP
5 20 (7.17%) Sophos
5 20 (7.17%) Veritas
6 17 (6.09%) McAfee
7 14 (5.02%) NetApp
7 14 (5.02%) AppSense
8 13 (4.66%) Dell
9 12 (4.30%) EMC
10 11 (3.94%) Cisco
11 9 (3.23%) Altiris
12 8 (2.87%) BMC
12 8 (2.87%) F5
13 6 (2.15%) IBM
13 6 (2.15%) 3PAR
14 5 (1.79%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.79%) CheckPoint
15 4 (1.43%) Oracle
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