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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wintel Engineer
Rank 475 459 502
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 134 145 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.28% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 76 34
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£345 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £248 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £33.75 £25.00 £20.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +20.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.23 £25.00 £14.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £25.00 £34.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.81
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +20.12%

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
51667 51948 44219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31335 31547 25314
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2014 2069 2202
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 20 April 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
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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 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 -13 116 £350 +7.69% 9
South East +20 59 £336 -3.99% 3
Hampshire +18 43 £323 +0.78% 2
London -12 30 £425 +6.25% 5
Scotland -13 15 £309 -31.38% 1
East of England +34 10 £310 -16.21%
Glasgow -7 7 £308 -31.66% 1
City of London +22 6 £360 +10.76% 2
South West +2 5 £250 -16.66%
Berkshire +2 5 £375 -
Croydon -3 5 £500 +13.63%
West Midlands -10 4 £343 +37.00%
Essex +17 3 - -
Surrey +3 3 £350 -12.50%
East Midlands +2 3 - -
Wales -8 3 £495 +41.42% 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -3 1 £350 - 1
Oxford - 1 £325 -
Bracknell - 1 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £325 -
Wiltshire - 1 £250 -
Shropshire - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
Banbury - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 1
Buckingham - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Dunstable - - - -

Wintel Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 235 (86.40%) Windows
2 181 (66.54%) Active Directory
3 143 (52.57%) VMware
4 126 (46.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 124 (45.59%) Microsoft
6 100 (36.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 92 (33.82%) Security Cleared
8 89 (32.72%) Citrix
9 74 (27.21%) SC Cleared
10 71 (26.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 69 (25.37%) HP
12 66 (24.26%) PowerShell
13 64 (23.53%) ITIL
14 61 (22.43%) VMware Infrastructure
15 59 (21.69%) DNS
15 59 (21.69%) Microsoft Certification
16 47 (17.28%) SCCM
17 44 (16.18%) MCITP
18 42 (15.44%) Migration
19 40 (14.71%) DHCP
19 40 (14.71%) MCSA
20 37 (13.60%) MS Exchange
21 36 (13.24%) VBScript
21 36 (13.24%) SAN
22 34 (12.50%) SQL
22 34 (12.50%) Hyper-V
23 33 (12.13%) DV Cleared
23 33 (12.13%) Finance
24 31 (11.40%) XenApp
25 29 (10.66%) Clustering

Wintel Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 37 (13.60%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.82%) IIS
3 22 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (4.78%) Lync
5 11 (4.04%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (1.10%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.74%) Apache
11 1 (0.37%) GroupWise
Applications
1 17 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.37%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.94%) Office 365
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (21.69%) DNS
2 40 (14.71%) DHCP
3 36 (13.24%) SAN
4 23 (8.46%) TCP/IP
5 19 (6.99%) Firewall
6 17 (6.25%) NetScaler
7 7 (2.57%) LAN
8 6 (2.21%) FTP
8 6 (2.21%) IPsec
8 6 (2.21%) VPN
8 6 (2.21%) Network Security
8 6 (2.21%) iSCSI
8 6 (2.21%) NAS
9 4 (1.47%) WAN
10 3 (1.10%) Internet
11 2 (0.74%) Wireless
11 2 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 33 (12.13%) Finance
2 13 (4.78%) Banking
3 9 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.21%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.47%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.74%) Back Office
6 2 (0.74%) Retail
7 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.93%) HTML
1 27 (9.93%) XML
2 5 (1.84%) Middleware
2 5 (1.84%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.37%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.66%) Clustering
2 16 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.31%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.57%) Replication
6 5 (1.84%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.84%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.37%) PKI
8 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 235 (86.40%) Windows
2 126 (46.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (36.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 71 (26.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (10.29%) Windows 7
6 17 (6.25%) Linux
7 11 (4.04%) Windows XP
8 8 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.84%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (1.84%) SUSE
10 4 (1.47%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.10%) UNIX
12 1 (0.37%) VMS
12 1 (0.37%) HPUX
12 1 (0.37%) Solaris
12 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (23.53%) ITIL
2 42 (15.44%) Migration
3 29 (10.66%) Configuration Management
4 27 (9.93%) High Availability
5 22 (8.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (7.35%) Fault Management
7 19 (6.99%) Change Control
8 11 (4.04%) Validation
9 9 (3.31%) Change Management
10 8 (2.94%) Performance Testing
10 8 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (2.57%) Incident Management
12 6 (2.21%) Load Balancing
12 6 (2.21%) Project Management
12 6 (2.21%) Low Latency
13 5 (1.84%) E-Commerce
13 5 (1.84%) Time Management
14 4 (1.47%) Capacity Planning
14 4 (1.47%) Service Management
15 3 (1.10%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 66 (24.26%) PowerShell
2 36 (13.24%) VBScript
3 34 (12.50%) SQL
4 4 (1.47%) C#
5 3 (1.10%) VB
6 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 92 (33.82%) Security Cleared
2 74 (27.21%) SC Cleared
3 59 (21.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (16.18%) MCITP
5 40 (14.71%) MCSA
6 33 (12.13%) DV Cleared
7 17 (6.25%) MCSE
8 15 (5.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (3.68%) Degree
9 10 (3.68%) MCP
10 3 (1.10%) CCA
10 3 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.10%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.74%) VCP5
11 2 (0.74%) CCEA
11 2 (0.74%) MCTS
12 1 (0.37%) Dell Certification
12 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.37%) CCNP
12 1 (0.37%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.10%) SLA
1 3 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 181 (66.54%) Active Directory
2 61 (22.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 31 (11.40%) XenApp
5 25 (9.19%) vSphere
6 17 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (6.25%) VMware ESX
7 10 (3.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.84%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.47%) Firmware
9 4 (1.47%) XenServer
9 4 (1.47%) UAG
9 4 (1.47%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.10%) vCloud
10 3 (1.10%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.74%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 47 (17.28%) SCCM
2 26 (9.56%) SCOM
3 6 (2.21%) HP SIM
3 6 (2.21%) WSUS
4 5 (1.84%) SCVMM
4 5 (1.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (1.47%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.10%) Nessus
7 2 (0.74%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.37%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.37%) Puppet
8 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.37%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.37%) MOM
8 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 143 (52.57%) VMware
2 124 (45.59%) Microsoft
3 89 (32.72%) Citrix
4 69 (25.37%) HP
5 18 (6.62%) Dell
6 17 (6.25%) EMC
7 14 (5.15%) NetApp
8 12 (4.41%) Sophos
8 12 (4.41%) 3PAR
9 11 (4.04%) McAfee
9 11 (4.04%) Veritas
10 9 (3.31%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.94%) AppSense
12 7 (2.57%) Cisco
12 7 (2.57%) IBM
13 6 (2.21%) F5
14 5 (1.84%) Veeam
15 4 (1.47%) Altiris
15 4 (1.47%) Oracle
16 3 (1.10%) Symantec
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