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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 591 571 542
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Infrastructure Engineer 16 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.021% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.023% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 2
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£356 £325 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +19.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £263 £220
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +19.31%
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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
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 £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 20 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 22 May 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 -23 14 £356 +9.61%
South East - 10 £393 -
Hampshire - 6 £410 -
London -15 2 £338 +3.84%
Reading - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £295 -
Cheshire -12 1 £225 -14.28%
North West -21 1 £225 -14.28%
Motherwell - 1 £180 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Bicester - 1 £375 -
Chester - 1 £225 -
Croydon - 1 £338 -
Glasgow - 1 £410 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £180 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
Surrey - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 25 (86.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
4 21 (72.41%) Security Cleared
5 18 (62.07%) SC Cleared
5 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
6 17 (58.62%) VMware
7 14 (48.28%) Citrix
8 11 (37.93%) ITIL
8 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (34.48%) Hyper-V
10 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
10 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
10 9 (31.03%) MCITP
10 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (27.59%) XML
11 8 (27.59%) MCSA
11 8 (27.59%) HTML
11 8 (27.59%) VBScript
11 8 (27.59%) High Availability
12 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
12 6 (20.69%) Fault Management
13 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (13.79%) Finance
13 4 (13.79%) DNS
13 4 (13.79%) Oracle
14 3 (10.34%) CRM
14 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
14 3 (10.34%) DHCP
14 3 (10.34%) HP

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.45%) FTP
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) XML
1 8 (27.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (3.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 25 (86.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX
6 1 (3.45%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) SUSE
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 8 (27.59%) High Availability
3 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.69%) Fault Management
4 3 (10.34%) CRM
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.45%) Line Management
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
2 8 (27.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) Security Cleared
2 18 (62.07%) SC Cleared
3 9 (31.03%) MCITP
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (27.59%) MCSA
5 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) MCP
6 1 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.90%) XenApp
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.45%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 17 (58.62%) VMware
3 14 (48.28%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle
5 3 (10.34%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) Sophos
7 1 (3.45%) BMC
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) AppSense
7 1 (3.45%) PlateSpin