The table below looks at the statistics for the Wintel Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 605 569 586
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Infrastructure Engineer 8 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.015% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.016% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
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£304 £308 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +53.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £243 £200
% change year-on-year
+28.86% +21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wintel Infrastructure Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wintel Infrastructure Engineer within the UK.

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wintel Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wintel Infrastructure Engineer within the UK.

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Wintel Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (40.00%) LAN
6 4 (40.00%) WAN
7 3 (30.00%) DHCP
7 3 (30.00%) DNS
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco
7 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (30.00%) HP
7 3 (30.00%) Sophos
7 3 (30.00%) Firewall
7 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (30.00%) SCCM
7 3 (30.00%) SCOM
7 3 (30.00%) WSUS
8 2 (20.00%) NLBS
8 2 (20.00%) Altiris
8 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (20.00%) Problem Management

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Wintel Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (10.00%) Lync
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) MPLS
3 2 (20.00%) DSL
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) IPv4
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (10.00%) IPsec
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) BCP
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) ITSM
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) CCA
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (10.00%) CCEA
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) NLBS
4 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) XenServer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) WSUS
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
1 3 (30.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) Sophos
3 2 (20.00%) Websense
3 2 (20.00%) Altiris
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) BMC
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Nokia
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (10.00%) IronPort
4 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (10.00%) F5