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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wintel Engineer
UK
Rank 505 546 439
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -107
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 82 84 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.18% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 48 105
Median daily rate £329 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £343 £323
% change year-on-year
-4.23% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Median hourly rate £29.00 £45.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +260.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £45.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-35.55% +260.00%

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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +31 77 £329 -3.94% 13
South East +26 39 £330 -2.22% 1
Hampshire +26 31 £328 -2.45% 1
Hook +18 17 £327 +1.24% 1
London +9 17 £350 -6.66% 4
West Midlands -3 7 £250 -
City of London +2 6 £433 +20.13% 2
Tyne and Wear - 6 £269 - 2
North East - 6 £269 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £269 - 2
Scotland +27 5 £329 +119.16% 1
East Midlands +3 5 £350 -1.40%
Birmingham - 5 £250 -
Northampton - 4 £350 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £350 -
Berkshire +18 3 £338 +10.65%
Wokingham -2 3 £338 -
Aberdeen - 3 £295 -
East of England +5 2 £288 - 1
Milton Keynes +4 2 £349 -7.00%
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £349 -7.00%
Suffolk - 2 £288 -
Croydon - 2 £338 -
Glasgow - 2 £363 - 1
Surrey +16 1 £325 -7.14%
Yorkshire +7 1 £350 +24.44% 5
Chesterfield +3 1 - -
Sheffield -5 1 £350 +24.44% 3
Derbyshire -6 1 - -
South Yorkshire -9 1 £350 +24.44% 3

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 154 (82.80%) Windows
2 110 (59.14%) Active Directory
3 109 (58.60%) VMware
4 96 (51.61%) Windows Server
5 94 (50.54%) Microsoft
6 91 (48.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 82 (44.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 77 (41.40%) Security Cleared
9 71 (38.17%) PowerShell
10 70 (37.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 63 (33.87%) SC Cleared
12 59 (31.72%) VMware Infrastructure
13 49 (26.34%) Citrix
14 48 (25.81%) DNS
15 42 (22.58%) DHCP
15 42 (22.58%) HP
16 38 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
17 37 (19.89%) vSphere
18 33 (17.74%) VBScript
18 33 (17.74%) ITIL
19 28 (15.05%) Finance
19 28 (15.05%) MS Exchange
20 27 (14.52%) SAN
20 27 (14.52%) SCCM
21 26 (13.98%) TCP/IP
21 26 (13.98%) Cisco
21 26 (13.98%) SQL Server
22 24 (12.90%) Migration
23 23 (12.37%) Exchange Server 2010
23 23 (12.37%) Windows 7

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 28 (15.05%) MS Exchange
2 23 (12.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (11.29%) IIS
4 10 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.76%) Skype for Business
7 6 (3.23%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.15%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.08%) Confluence
11 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.60%) Office 365
2 11 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.61%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.08%) IaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (25.81%) DNS
2 42 (22.58%) DHCP
3 27 (14.52%) SAN
4 26 (13.98%) TCP/IP
5 19 (10.22%) Internet
6 18 (9.68%) Firewall
6 18 (9.68%) Intranet
7 12 (6.45%) LAN
8 10 (5.38%) WAN
9 7 (3.76%) NAS
9 7 (3.76%) NetScaler
9 7 (3.76%) Skype
10 6 (3.23%) VPN
11 5 (2.69%) VoIP
12 3 (1.61%) VLAN
13 2 (1.08%) FTP
13 2 (1.08%) iSCSI
13 2 (1.08%) Network Security
14 1 (0.54%) HTTP
14 1 (0.54%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.08%) JIRA
1 2 (1.08%) MSI
2 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (15.05%) Finance
2 7 (3.76%) Banking
2 7 (3.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.15%) Back Office
3 4 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.61%) Electronics
4 3 (1.61%) Publishing
5 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Local Government
6 1 (0.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.91%) XML
2 7 (3.76%) HTML
3 4 (2.15%) CSS
4 2 (1.08%) .NET
5 1 (0.54%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.83%) Data Centre
2 21 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (10.75%) Clustering
4 15 (8.06%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.38%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.15%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.15%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (1.08%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.08%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.08%) PKI
7 2 (1.08%) Replication
7 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.54%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 154 (82.80%) Windows
2 96 (51.61%) Windows Server
3 91 (48.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 82 (44.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (37.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (12.37%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.30%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (3.23%) Unix
8 6 (3.23%) Windows 10
8 6 (3.23%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.69%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.15%) Linux
10 4 (2.15%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.54%) AIX
11 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.74%) ITIL
2 24 (12.90%) Migration
3 19 (10.22%) Change Control
3 19 (10.22%) Server Building
4 16 (8.60%) Infrastructure Management
5 15 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (7.53%) High Availability
7 11 (5.91%) Software Deployment
7 11 (5.91%) Validation
8 10 (5.38%) Project Management
8 10 (5.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (5.38%) Time Management
9 7 (3.76%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (3.23%) Resource Management
11 5 (2.69%) Change Management
12 4 (2.15%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (2.15%) Application Packaging
12 4 (2.15%) DevOps
12 4 (2.15%) Problem Management
12 4 (2.15%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 71 (38.17%) PowerShell
2 33 (17.74%) VBScript
3 15 (8.06%) SQL
4 6 (3.23%) VB
5 3 (1.61%) Python
6 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.54%) C#
7 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 77 (41.40%) Security Cleared
2 63 (33.87%) SC Cleared
3 38 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (10.22%) MCSE
5 15 (8.06%) MCSA
6 13 (6.99%) DV Cleared
7 10 (5.38%) Degree
7 10 (5.38%) MCITP
7 10 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (3.23%) CCNA
10 4 (2.15%) MCTS
11 3 (1.61%) CCNP
11 3 (1.61%) MCP
12 2 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.54%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.54%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.23%) SLA
2 3 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 110 (59.14%) Active Directory
2 59 (31.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (19.89%) vSphere
4 21 (11.29%) XenApp
5 20 (10.75%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (9.14%) Firmware
7 16 (8.60%) Hyper-V
7 16 (8.60%) VMware ESX
8 7 (3.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (2.15%) BitLocker
9 4 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (2.15%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.61%) Docker
11 2 (1.08%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.08%) UAG
11 2 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.54%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.54%) NFS
12 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 27 (14.52%) SCCM
2 17 (9.14%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (4.84%) SCOM
4 8 (4.30%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.23%) PowerCLI
5 6 (3.23%) Puppet
6 4 (2.15%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.61%) Ansible
7 3 (1.61%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.61%) Packer
7 3 (1.61%) Terraform
8 2 (1.08%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.08%) vRealize
9 1 (0.54%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 109 (58.60%) VMware
2 94 (50.54%) Microsoft
3 49 (26.34%) Citrix
4 42 (22.58%) HP
5 26 (13.98%) Cisco
6 16 (8.60%) Dell
7 12 (6.45%) Intel Security
8 10 (5.38%) Veritas
9 8 (4.30%) EMC
9 8 (4.30%) NetApp
10 5 (2.69%) Veeam
11 4 (2.15%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.61%) Apple
12 3 (1.61%) Brocade
12 3 (1.61%) Oracle
12 3 (1.61%) Symantec
13 2 (1.08%) Forcepoint
13 2 (1.08%) IBM
13 2 (1.08%) Lumension
13 2 (1.08%) Remedy
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