The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Wintel Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Specialist
Rank 617 642 625
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Specialist 4 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.018% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.019% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £313 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £465 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
46863 52014 52705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.72% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30655 33167 33349
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2000 2163
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Wintel Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Wintel Specialist in the job title.

Wintel Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wintel Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

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

Wintel Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Wintel Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Wintel Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Wintel Specialist
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 4 £350 -
South East +16 3 £338 -3.57%
Milton Keynes - 1 £325 -
Blackpool - 1 £425 -
Cobham - 1 £350 -
Lancashire - 1 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £325 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £350 -
North West - 1 £425 -

Wintel Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, Wintel Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Wintel Specialist in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) VBScript
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Service Management
6 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) XenApp
6 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (20.00%) Office 365
6 2 (20.00%) MCSE
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
7 1 (10.00%) NetApp

Wintel Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
3 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) iSeries
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) VBScript
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Siemens
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec