The table below looks at the statistics for the Wintel Server 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 Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wintel Server Engineer
Rank 619 611 580
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Server Engineer 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.009% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.010% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
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£281 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.20% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
-25.20% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.53 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 - -

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Wintel Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Wintel Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wintel Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Wintel Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Wintel Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Wintel Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Wintel Server Engineer
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Server Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -9 4 - -
North West -30 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £281 -
Scotland - 2 £281 -
Crewe - 1 - -
Littlehampton - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -

Wintel Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Wintel Server 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 Server Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (33.33%) Server Building
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Server
6 3 (20.00%) SCCM
6 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (13.33%) DNS
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) Clustering
7 2 (13.33%) SAN
8 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (6.67%) Retail
8 1 (6.67%) SCOM
8 1 (6.67%) Puppet
8 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (6.67%) Lync

Wintel Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Wintel Server 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 Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.67%) Lync
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (6.67%) HPUX
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Server Building
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Server
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) XenServer
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft