The first table below looks at the demand for the Wintel Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wintel Specialist
Rank 566 530 550
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Specialist 21 14 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.029% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.032% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 25
Average daily rate £280 £330 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £231 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £240 £324
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Wintel Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wintel Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Wintel Specialist Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -78 21 £280 -15.15% 3
South East -6 8 £125 -62.12%
London -19 6 £425 -8.10% 2
Hampshire - 3 £550 -
Wiltshire - 2 £319 -
South West - 2 £319 -
Swindon - 2 £319 -
West Drayton - 2 £475 - 2
Southampton - - - -

Wintel Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Wintel Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
3 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (44.83%) VMware
5 11 (37.93%) Citrix
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (31.03%) DNS
7 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
7 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
8 7 (24.14%) DHCP
8 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
8 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
9 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (20.69%) ITIL
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle
10 5 (17.24%) ERP
10 5 (17.24%) CRM
10 5 (17.24%) HP
10 5 (17.24%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (17.24%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (17.24%) AS400
10 5 (17.24%) XenApp
10 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
11 4 (13.79%) Clustering
12 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
12 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (10.34%) Cisco
12 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
12 3 (10.34%) LAN

Wintel Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Wintel Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.90%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) DNS
2 7 (24.14%) DHCP
3 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
4 2 (6.90%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) SAN
5 1 (3.45%) NAS
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Banking
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) MSMQ
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) AS400
2 4 (13.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) ERP
2 5 (17.24%) CRM
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) XenApp
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.45%) vCloud
5 1 (3.45%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
1 3 (10.34%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) VMware
2 11 (37.93%) Citrix
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle
4 5 (17.24%) HP
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) Altiris
7 1 (3.45%) BMC
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy
7 1 (3.45%) Sophos
7 1 (3.45%) Websense
7 1 (3.45%) F5
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