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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Specialist
Rank 625 616 598
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Specialist 33 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.027% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.028% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 16
Average daily rate £388 £350 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £225 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £270
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +29.62%
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
53058 52916 51575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32091 31451
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2122 2107
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 24 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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 24 £388 +10.71% 1
South East -7 19 £394 +12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 8 £425 +21.42% 1
Milton Keynes - 8 £425 - 1
Scotland - 8 £340 - 1
Hampshire - 7 £347 -
Erskine - 6 £335 -
Renfrewshire - 6 £335 -
Surrey - 4 £369 -
Hook - 4 £344 -
Bristol - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
East of England +3 1 £388 -7.73%
North West -5 1 - -
London -9 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Belfast - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £388 -
Winchester - 1 £425 -
Cobham - 1 £388 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £388 -
County Antrim - 1 - -

Wintel Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 44 (97.78%) Windows
2 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
2 32 (71.11%) Windows Server
3 24 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (53.33%) VMware
4 22 (48.89%) Citrix
4 22 (48.89%) SQL Server
5 21 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (44.44%) SQL
7 19 (42.22%) SAN
8 17 (37.78%) HP
8 17 (37.78%) PowerShell
8 17 (37.78%) XenApp
8 17 (37.78%) Finance
9 15 (33.33%) DNS
9 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 13 (28.89%) DHCP
11 12 (26.67%) VBScript
12 11 (24.44%) ITIL
12 11 (24.44%) Terminal Services
12 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (22.22%) MCSE
13 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
13 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
14 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
14 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
14 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 9 (20.00%) NetApp

Wintel Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (15.56%) Skype for Business
4 6 (13.33%) IIS
5 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.67%) IaaS
2 3 (6.67%) PaaS
3 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) SAN
2 15 (33.33%) DNS
3 13 (28.89%) DHCP
4 4 (8.89%) WAN
5 3 (6.67%) LAN
6 2 (4.44%) Firewall
7 1 (2.22%) DMZ
7 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.22%) Internet
7 1 (2.22%) SSL
7 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (48.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (6.67%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Electronics
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) Contactless
3 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (97.78%) Windows
2 32 (71.11%) Windows Server
3 24 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (13.33%) Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) ITIL
2 4 (8.89%) Open Source
2 4 (8.89%) Project Management
2 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
3 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (6.67%) CRM
3 3 (6.67%) Data Management
3 3 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
4 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Manual Testing
4 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.44%) Migration
4 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.22%) Conflict Management
5 1 (2.22%) People Management
5 1 (2.22%) Server Building
5 1 (2.22%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 17 (37.78%) PowerShell
3 12 (26.67%) VBScript
4 1 (2.22%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) MCSE
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.89%) MCSA
5 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
2 21 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (37.78%) XenApp
4 11 (24.44%) Terminal Services
5 8 (17.78%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (15.56%) vSphere
7 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
8 3 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (6.67%) Docker
8 3 (6.67%) Xen
9 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
10 1 (2.22%) Firmware
10 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) SCOM
2 4 (8.89%) WSUS
3 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.67%) Puppet
4 2 (4.44%) SCCM
5 1 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.22%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.22%) Control-M
5 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.22%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (2.22%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) VMware
2 22 (48.89%) Citrix
3 17 (37.78%) HP
4 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.00%) NetApp
6 7 (15.56%) CommVault
7 5 (11.11%) EMC
8 3 (6.67%) 3PAR
8 3 (6.67%) Intel Security
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle
8 3 (6.67%) Rackspace
8 3 (6.67%) Sybase
9 2 (4.44%) SAP
10 1 (2.22%) BMC
10 1 (2.22%) CA
10 1 (2.22%) Cisco
10 1 (2.22%) F5
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