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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Specialist
Rank 650 662 602
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -60
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Specialist 10 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.021% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.022% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 10
Median daily rate £423 £330 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.03% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £245 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £465 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £330 £285
% change year-on-year
+28.03% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 2016.

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 16 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 27 July 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 6 £430 +30.30% 1
Scotland - 4 £415 -
South East 0 3 £440 -9.74%
Erskine - 3 £441 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £441 -
London - 2 £455 -
Hampshire +4 1 £450 -14.28%
Berkshire +3 1 - -
North East -47 1 £335 +33.73%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £335 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £430 -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Basingstoke - 1 £450 -
Reading - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £335 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £430 -

Wintel Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 41 (97.62%) Windows
2 32 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 31 (73.81%) Windows Server
4 25 (59.52%) SQL Server
5 24 (57.14%) Citrix
6 22 (52.38%) SQL
6 22 (52.38%) SAN
6 22 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (47.62%) XenApp
8 20 (47.62%) VMware
9 19 (45.24%) PowerShell
10 18 (42.86%) DNS
11 17 (40.48%) HP
11 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (38.10%) Finance
13 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
14 14 (33.33%) DHCP
14 14 (33.33%) VBScript
15 13 (30.95%) ITIL
15 13 (30.95%) Terminal Services
15 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
16 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
17 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
18 10 (23.81%) SharePoint
19 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
19 9 (21.43%) MCSE
19 9 (21.43%) NetApp
19 9 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
19 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008

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 10 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 8 (19.05%) Skype for Business
3 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (52.38%) SAN
2 18 (42.86%) DNS
3 14 (33.33%) DHCP
4 5 (11.90%) WAN
5 4 (9.52%) LAN
6 2 (4.76%) MPLS
6 2 (4.76%) VoIP
6 2 (4.76%) VPN
7 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (59.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Electronics
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Local Government
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Contactless
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.38%) FMCG
2 1 (2.38%) iSeries
2 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (97.62%) Windows
2 31 (73.81%) Windows Server
3 22 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.14%) Linux
7 1 (2.38%) AIX
7 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) Project Management
3 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.76%) CRM
3 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Identity Management
3 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
3 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
3 2 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (2.38%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.38%) Conflict Management
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.38%) Migration
4 1 (2.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (2.38%) People Management
4 1 (2.38%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) SQL
2 19 (45.24%) PowerShell
3 14 (33.33%) VBScript
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
3 9 (21.43%) MCSE
3 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) MCSA
System Software
1 32 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 20 (47.62%) XenApp
3 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (30.95%) Terminal Services
5 9 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (11.90%) vSphere
7 4 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
8 3 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (2.38%) Firmware
10 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
10 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.38%) Control-M
3 1 (2.38%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.38%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Citrix
2 20 (47.62%) VMware
3 17 (40.48%) HP
4 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (21.43%) NetApp
6 8 (19.05%) CommVault
7 6 (14.29%) EMC
8 4 (9.52%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.76%) Intel Security
9 2 (4.76%) SAP
10 1 (2.38%) BMC
10 1 (2.38%) Siemens