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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wintel Specialist
Rank 588 563 569
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Specialist 18 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.030% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.033% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 19
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£325 £328 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £388 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 -

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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 29 August 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 19 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 29 August 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
England -20 13 £320 -2.29% 1
London +18 7 £325 -16.12% 1
Scotland -12 4 £355 -
South East -17 4 £225 -31.29%
Edinburgh - 4 £355 -
City of London - 4 £320 -
Hampshire -16 2 £363 +10.68%
Portsmouth - 2 £363 -
Cheshire -3 1 £280 -
North West -14 1 £280 +12.00%
East of England - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Chester - - - -
Staines - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wirral - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

Wintel Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
3 18 (62.07%) VMware
3 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (41.38%) Citrix
4 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (24.14%) XenApp
7 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
7 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
7 7 (24.14%) Finance
8 6 (20.69%) Banking
8 6 (20.69%) IIS
9 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
9 5 (17.24%) VMware ESX
10 4 (13.79%) Migration
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (13.79%) ITIL
10 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
10 4 (13.79%) IBM
10 4 (13.79%) DNS
10 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
11 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
11 3 (10.34%) DHCP
11 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
11 3 (10.34%) MCSE

Wintel Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (20.69%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Maximo
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) NAS
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) MSMQ
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL
1 4 (13.79%) Migration
2 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
2 1 (3.45%) Time Management
2 1 (3.45%) Customer Insight
2 1 (3.45%) Project Management
2 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
2 1 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
2 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.34%) MCSE
5 2 (6.90%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) XenApp
4 5 (17.24%) VMware ESX
5 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (10.34%) Xen
6 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.45%) DFS Replication
7 1 (3.45%) vSphere
7 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (3.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
1 1 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) VMware
2 12 (41.38%) Citrix
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.79%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) EMC
5 2 (6.90%) MobileIron
5 2 (6.90%) SoftLayer
5 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) Remedy
6 1 (3.45%) Sophos
6 1 (3.45%) Websense
6 1 (3.45%) Altiris
6 1 (3.45%) F5
6 1 (3.45%) Intel
6 1 (3.45%) BMC
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
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