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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 583 573 548
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Infrastructure Engineer 12 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.017% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.019% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 7
Average daily rate
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£415 £355 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.90% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £272 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £375 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+62.72% -15.38%
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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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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 -27 12 £415 +16.90% 1
London +17 6 £410 +9.33% 1
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
North West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Chester - - - -

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (94.74%) Windows
3 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (73.68%) VMware
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (52.63%) Citrix
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
6 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
7 6 (31.58%) DHCP
7 6 (31.58%) DNS
7 6 (31.58%) ITIL
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (26.32%) HP
8 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) Altiris
9 4 (21.05%) WSUS
9 4 (21.05%) Fault Management
9 4 (21.05%) SCCM
9 4 (21.05%) SCOM
9 4 (21.05%) LAN
9 4 (21.05%) WAN
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco
9 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
9 4 (21.05%) Sophos
9 4 (21.05%) Blackberry

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.79%) Lync
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.26%) IIS
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DHCP
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
4 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) MPLS
4 2 (10.53%) DSL
5 1 (5.26%) IPsec
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) SSL
5 1 (5.26%) IPv4
5 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX
6 1 (5.26%) Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Fault Management
2 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) ITSM
3 2 (10.53%) BCP
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) VBScript
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CCA
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (15.79%) MCITP
3 2 (10.53%) VCP5
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (10.53%) CCEA
4 1 (5.26%) CCAA
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) XenServer
4 2 (10.53%) NLBS
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
5 1 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) WSUS
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
1 4 (21.05%) SCOM
2 3 (15.79%) HP SIM
3 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 10 (52.63%) Citrix
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Altiris
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) Sophos
5 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.53%) AppSense
6 2 (10.53%) Veritas
6 2 (10.53%) McAfee
6 2 (10.53%) Websense
7 1 (5.26%) NetIQ
7 1 (5.26%) Remedy
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) Avaya
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper
7 1 (5.26%) BMC
7 1 (5.26%) NetApp
7 1 (5.26%) Nokia