The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wintel Engineer
Rank 443 497 536
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 145 59 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.12% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.13% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 34 30
Average daily rate £325 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £284
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.81 £20.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.12% +1.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+20.12% +43.53%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +22 109 £325 -7.14% 10
London -15 44 £400 +5.96% 4
South East +6 32 £350 +16.66% 4
Scotland +6 28 £450 +95.65% 1
Hampshire +17 25 £320 +6.66% 3
City of London 0 14 £325 -8.77% 3
North West -16 10 £270 +17.39%
West Midlands -14 9 £250 -12.28%
Wales - 8 £350 -
South Wales - 8 £350 -
Birmingham - 7 £240 -
South West - 6 £300 - 1
Bridgend - 3 £400 -
Cardiff - 3 £265 -
East of England - 3 £370 -
Reading -9 2 - -
Berkshire -12 2 - -
Yorkshire -8 1 £213 - 1
Surrey -12 1 £400 +23.55% 1
East Midlands -14 1 £245 -
Merseyside - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1

Wintel Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 233 (85.98%) Windows
2 173 (63.84%) Active Directory
3 167 (61.62%) VMware
4 164 (60.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 134 (49.45%) Security Cleared
6 133 (49.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 121 (44.65%) SC Cleared
8 98 (36.16%) Microsoft
9 91 (33.58%) Citrix
10 83 (30.63%) SCCM
11 79 (29.15%) DNS
12 76 (28.04%) DHCP
13 68 (25.09%) VMware Infrastructure
14 64 (23.62%) HP
15 61 (22.51%) MS Exchange
16 54 (19.93%) XenApp
17 53 (19.56%) PowerShell
18 50 (18.45%) ITIL
19 49 (18.08%) SQL
19 49 (18.08%) SCOM
20 47 (17.34%) Clustering
21 45 (16.61%) SAN
21 45 (16.61%) Windows Server 2012
22 44 (16.24%) vSphere
23 43 (15.87%) Windows XP
24 37 (13.65%) Windows 7
25 35 (12.92%) Exchange Server 2010
26 33 (12.18%) Finance
27 30 (11.07%) VMware ESX
28 29 (10.70%) SQL Server

Wintel Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 61 (22.51%) MS Exchange
2 35 (12.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (4.80%) IIS
5 10 (3.69%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.11%) Lync
8 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.37%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (8.12%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.75%) MS Office
3 5 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.11%) Office 365
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 79 (29.15%) DNS
2 76 (28.04%) DHCP
3 45 (16.61%) SAN
4 21 (7.75%) WAN
5 20 (7.38%) LAN
5 20 (7.38%) TCP/IP
6 12 (4.43%) Firewall
7 10 (3.69%) VoIP
7 10 (3.69%) NAS
8 8 (2.95%) iSCSI
8 8 (2.95%) NetScaler
9 7 (2.58%) IPsec
10 6 (2.21%) VLAN
10 6 (2.21%) FTP
11 5 (1.85%) VPN
12 2 (0.74%) DMZ
12 2 (0.74%) Internet
13 1 (0.37%) Wireless
13 1 (0.37%) SMTP
13 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.80%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.37%) DTS
8 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 33 (12.18%) Finance
2 13 (4.80%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.48%) Banking
4 2 (0.74%) Local Government
4 2 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.37%) Front Office
5 1 (0.37%) Back Office
5 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.48%) Middleware
2 2 (0.74%) Web Services
3 1 (0.37%) OLE
3 1 (0.37%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.37%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 47 (17.34%) Clustering
2 20 (7.38%) Replication
3 9 (3.32%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.32%) Hedge funds
4 8 (2.95%) EqualLogic
5 5 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.11%) AS400
6 3 (1.11%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.74%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.74%) PKI
7 2 (0.74%) GIS
7 2 (0.74%) Firmware
7 2 (0.74%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.37%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.37%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.37%) Statistics
8 1 (0.37%) iPhone
8 1 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 233 (85.98%) Windows
2 164 (60.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 133 (49.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (16.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (15.87%) Windows XP
6 37 (13.65%) Windows 7
7 23 (8.49%) Linux
8 12 (4.43%) Windows 2000 Server
9 9 (3.32%) UNIX
10 8 (2.95%) SUSE
10 8 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.21%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.85%) AIX
13 4 (1.48%) Solaris
14 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.45%) ITIL
2 22 (8.12%) Change Management
3 17 (6.27%) Migration
4 15 (5.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (4.06%) Configuration Management
7 10 (3.69%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (3.32%) Change Control
9 8 (2.95%) Software Distribution
9 8 (2.95%) Load Balancing
10 7 (2.58%) Capacity Management
10 7 (2.58%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (2.21%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (2.21%) Workflow
12 5 (1.85%) Network Management
12 5 (1.85%) Fault Management
13 4 (1.48%) Software Deployment
13 4 (1.48%) Release Management
13 4 (1.48%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (1.48%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (19.56%) PowerShell
2 49 (18.08%) SQL
3 8 (2.95%) C
4 7 (2.58%) VBScript
5 3 (1.11%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.37%) R
7 1 (0.37%) VB
7 1 (0.37%) C++
7 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 134 (49.45%) Security Cleared
2 121 (44.65%) SC Cleared
3 22 (8.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (5.90%) MCSE
5 11 (4.06%) MCP
6 8 (2.95%) MCITP
7 6 (2.21%) Degree
7 6 (2.21%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.37%) CCNA
10 1 (0.37%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.37%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 173 (63.84%) Active Directory
2 68 (25.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (19.93%) XenApp
4 44 (16.24%) vSphere
5 30 (11.07%) VMware ESX
6 25 (9.23%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (6.64%) Hyper-V
8 14 (5.17%) XenServer
9 11 (4.06%) XenDesktop
10 10 (3.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 8 (2.95%) DFS Replication
11 8 (2.95%) NFS
12 7 (2.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.48%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (1.11%) ISA Server
14 3 (1.11%) vCloud
15 2 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
16 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 83 (30.63%) SCCM
2 49 (18.08%) SCOM
3 24 (8.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 11 (4.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 10 (3.69%) Backup Exec
6 9 (3.32%) SCVMM
6 9 (3.32%) NetBackup
6 9 (3.32%) HP SIM
7 8 (2.95%) WSUS
8 7 (2.58%) Cacti
8 7 (2.58%) OpenNMS
8 7 (2.58%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (1.85%) BladeLogic
10 4 (1.48%) Netcool
11 3 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.74%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (0.74%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.74%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 167 (61.62%) VMware
2 98 (36.16%) Microsoft
3 91 (33.58%) Citrix
4 64 (23.62%) HP
5 21 (7.75%) Cisco
6 19 (7.01%) NetApp
6 19 (7.01%) EMC
7 18 (6.64%) AppSense
8 14 (5.17%) Symantec
9 13 (4.80%) Dell
10 12 (4.43%) Altiris
11 11 (4.06%) McAfee
12 10 (3.69%) Remedy
12 10 (3.69%) BMC
12 10 (3.69%) CA
13 9 (3.32%) Red Hat
14 8 (2.95%) Intel
14 8 (2.95%) F5
14 8 (2.95%) Sophos
15 7 (2.58%) Websense
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