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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wintel Specialist
UK
Rank 588 614 599
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Specialist 9 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.016% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.017% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £400 £380 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £348 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £516 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £550 £325
% change year-on-year
-28.40% +69.23%
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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
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 20 January 2017.

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 12 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +31 9 £400 +5.26%
South East +20 8 £394 -28.40%
Hampshire - 4 £438 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Winchester - 2 £444 -
London +10 1 £400 +11.11%
Cobham - 1 £350 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £350 -
Havant - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £340 -

Wintel Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (23.08%) Office 365
7 3 (23.08%) vSphere
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (23.08%) Clustering
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) PKI
7 3 (23.08%) DHCP
7 3 (23.08%) MCSE
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) VBScript
8 2 (15.38%) MCSA
8 2 (15.38%) Unix
8 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco
8 2 (15.38%) SAN

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (7.69%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) Skype
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Unix
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) VBScript
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (23.08%) MCSE
4 2 (15.38%) MCITP
4 2 (15.38%) MCSA
5 1 (7.69%) MCP
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
5 1 (7.69%) UAG
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Intel Security
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) Nimsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec