The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wintel Specialist
Rank 566 553 532
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Specialist 10 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.026% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.028% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
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£350 £135 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+159.25% -70.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £135 -
% change year-on-year
+159.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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
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 15 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 27 February 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 -23 8 £350 +159.25% 3
South East -31 5 £350 +180.00%
Reading - 3 £350 -
Berkshire - 3 £350 -
London -14 2 - - 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 £350 -
High Wycombe - 2 £350 -
Swindon - - - -
South West - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -

Wintel Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) VBScript
4 5 (29.41%) DNS
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 5 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
6 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) UNIX
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
7 2 (11.76%) VB
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) JBoss
7 2 (11.76%) MCSA
7 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
7 2 (11.76%) CRM
7 2 (11.76%) HTML
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (11.76%) IBM
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) XML

Wintel Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.76%) JBoss
3 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Fiddler
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) XML
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) CMDB
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) CRM
2 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
2 2 (11.76%) High Availability
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Customer Insight
3 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Coaching
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) VBScript
3 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) MCSA
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) RACF
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Intel
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Siebel
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