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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wintel Specialist
Rank 586 574 534
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Specialist 9 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.016% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.017% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £267 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £379 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £330 £383
% change year-on-year
-5.30% -13.72%
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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 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 19 December 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
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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
Scotland - 5 £308 -
England -33 4 £425 +28.78% 2
London +15 2 £500 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 - -
South East -20 1 £300 - 1
South West - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -

Wintel Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (48.00%) VMware
3 10 (40.00%) Citrix
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (32.00%) Banking
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (24.00%) IBM
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (24.00%) IIS
7 6 (24.00%) VBScript
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
9 4 (16.00%) XenApp
9 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (12.00%) Xen
10 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (12.00%) VB
10 3 (12.00%) .NET
10 3 (12.00%) ITIL
10 3 (12.00%) MCSE
10 3 (12.00%) Migration
10 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
10 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server

Wintel Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (24.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.00%) JBoss
3 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (4.00%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (32.00%) Banking
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Back Office
5 1 (4.00%) French Language
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) Middleware
2 2 (8.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL
1 3 (12.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (8.00%) High Availability
2 2 (8.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (4.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.00%) CRM
3 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) VBScript
2 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) VB
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) MCITP
3 2 (8.00%) MCSA
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) PMP
4 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (16.00%) XenApp
4 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (12.00%) Xen
6 2 (8.00%) RACF
6 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (8.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Citrix
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) IBM
5 2 (8.00%) Symantec
5 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (8.00%) EMC
5 2 (8.00%) Intel
5 2 (8.00%) MobileIron
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Siebel
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
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