The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Wintel Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Support Engineer
Rank 634 632 584
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Support Engineer 22 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.031% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.033% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 9
Median daily rate £275 £280 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £232 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £260 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+56.36% -

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
51670 52282 49893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33730 32289 30871
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1487 2076 2100
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Wintel Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Wintel Support Engineer in the job title.

Wintel Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wintel Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wintel Support Engineer within the UK.

Wintel Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Wintel Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wintel Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Wintel Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Wintel Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wintel Support Engineer within the UK.

Wintel Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Wintel Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wintel Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Wintel Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Wintel Support Engineer
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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 -12 19 £275 -1.78%
London -13 5 £325 -
North East -41 4 £205 +7.89%
Newcastle upon Tyne -47 4 £205 +7.89%
Tyne and Wear -49 4 £205 +7.89%
North West -1 3 £400 +14.28%
South East -1 3 £340 +21.42%
Manchester -12 3 £400 +14.28%
West Midlands - 3 £275 -
Birmingham - 2 £275 -
Wales - 2 £425 -
Redhill - 2 £340 -
South Wales - 2 £425 -
Surrey - 2 £340 -
Bridgend - 2 £425 -
South West -7 1 - -
West Sussex -23 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -

Wintel Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Wintel Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 36 (76.60%) Active Directory
3 34 (72.34%) VMware
4 24 (51.06%) Windows Server
5 22 (46.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (46.81%) MS Exchange
6 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
8 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (38.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (36.17%) Intel Security
9 17 (36.17%) HP
10 16 (34.04%) Backup Exec
11 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (31.91%) MCSE
11 15 (31.91%) MS Excel
12 14 (29.79%) NetBackup
12 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
12 14 (29.79%) vSphere
13 13 (27.66%) WSUS
13 13 (27.66%) DNS
14 11 (23.40%) MCSA
14 11 (23.40%) MS Office
14 11 (23.40%) McAfee ePO
14 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
15 10 (21.28%) DHCP
15 10 (21.28%) Citrix
15 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
16 9 (19.15%) Firewall
16 9 (19.15%) ITIL

Wintel Support Engineer 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 22 (46.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (8.51%) IIS
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (31.91%) MS Excel
2 11 (23.40%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) DNS
2 10 (21.28%) DHCP
3 9 (19.15%) Firewall
4 4 (8.51%) SAN
4 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.26%) Internet
6 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.13%) Network Security
6 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.13%) SMTP
6 1 (2.13%) SSL
6 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MSI
General
1 3 (6.38%) Retail
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Web Services
1 3 (6.38%) XML
2 2 (4.26%) Middleware
3 1 (2.13%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
2 9 (19.15%) Driving Licence
3 5 (10.64%) Clustering
4 4 (8.51%) PKI
5 3 (6.38%) DataPower
6 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.13%) CMDB
7 1 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) Windows Server
3 22 (46.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (14.89%) Linux
7 5 (10.64%) Unix
8 3 (6.38%) Ubuntu
8 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) Application Packaging
3 4 (8.51%) High Availability
3 4 (8.51%) Logistics
3 4 (8.51%) Server Building
4 3 (6.38%) Change Management
4 3 (6.38%) SOA
5 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.26%) Power Management
5 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) Change Control
6 1 (2.13%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.13%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.51%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (31.91%) MCSE
3 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
4 11 (23.40%) MCSA
5 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.38%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.13%) MCP
7 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (76.60%) Active Directory
2 18 (38.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (29.79%) vSphere
4 4 (8.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (8.51%) Terminal Services
4 4 (8.51%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.38%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.26%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (34.04%) Backup Exec
2 14 (29.79%) NetBackup
3 13 (27.66%) WSUS
4 11 (23.40%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (12.77%) SCCM
6 3 (6.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (6.38%) Perfmon
7 2 (4.26%) OpenView
7 2 (4.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (2.13%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (2.13%) HP SIM
8 1 (2.13%) Nessus
8 1 (2.13%) SCOM
8 1 (2.13%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 34 (72.34%) VMware
2 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
3 17 (36.17%) HP
3 17 (36.17%) Intel Security
4 10 (21.28%) Citrix
5 6 (12.77%) Cisco
6 5 (10.64%) Oracle
6 5 (10.64%) Symantec
7 3 (6.38%) arcserve
7 3 (6.38%) F5
7 3 (6.38%) NetApp
8 2 (4.26%) Dell
8 2 (4.26%) IBM
8 2 (4.26%) Lotus
8 2 (4.26%) Trend Micro
9 1 (2.13%) CA
9 1 (2.13%) EMC
9 1 (2.13%) Remedy
9 1 (2.13%) Sophos
9 1 (2.13%) Veritas