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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Support Engineer
Rank 639 653 626
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Support Engineer 8 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.022% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.024% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Median daily rate £375 £308 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +29.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £344 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £295 £225
% change year-on-year
+27.11% +31.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £29.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £20.20 £27.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £22.20 £31.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - £29.80

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
50050 55150 53908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 95.01% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32734 35266 32824
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1662 2082 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 24 September 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 24 September 2016.

Wintel Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Wintel Support Engineer
Top 10 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 24 September 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 +6 8 £375 +21.95% 6
London -4 5 £338 +6.71%
North East - 2 £375 - 3
South East +17 1 £375 -
City of London - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £375 -
Northumberland - 1 £375 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 3
West Sussex - 1 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - - 3

Wintel Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
3 20 (64.52%) VMware
4 17 (54.84%) HP
5 16 (51.61%) DNS
6 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
7 13 (41.94%) DHCP
7 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
8 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
8 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
8 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
9 11 (35.48%) Citrix
9 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
9 11 (35.48%) ITIL
10 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (29.03%) Clustering
10 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (25.81%) NetBackup
11 8 (25.81%) vSphere
11 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (25.81%) Intel Security
12 7 (22.58%) Firewall
12 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
12 7 (22.58%) MCSE
12 7 (22.58%) Backup Exec
13 6 (19.35%) High Availability
13 6 (19.35%) Data Centre

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 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) IIS
3 4 (12.90%) Apache
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.90%) IBM Notes
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) DNS
2 13 (41.94%) DHCP
3 7 (22.58%) Firewall
4 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
5 5 (16.13%) SAN
6 2 (6.45%) VPN
7 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.23%) NAS
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MSI
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Clustering
2 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) CMDB
3 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.45%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) High Availability
3 4 (12.90%) Application Packaging
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
4 3 (9.68%) Server Building
4 3 (9.68%) Server Patching
4 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Change Control
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) CRM
5 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.45%) Escalation Management
5 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.45%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) Workflow
6 1 (3.23%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) VBScript
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
3 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
4 7 (22.58%) MCSE
5 5 (16.13%) MCSA
6 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (6.45%) MCP
8 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
2 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (25.81%) vSphere
4 6 (19.35%) Terminal Services
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (6.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.23%) UAG
7 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (25.81%) NetBackup
3 7 (22.58%) Backup Exec
4 5 (16.13%) OpenView
4 5 (16.13%) Perfmon
4 5 (16.13%) SCCM
5 4 (12.90%) HP SIM
5 4 (12.90%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (12.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (12.90%) WSUS
6 3 (9.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (9.68%) SCOM
7 1 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (3.23%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) VMware
2 17 (54.84%) HP
3 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
4 11 (35.48%) Citrix
5 8 (25.81%) Intel Security
6 4 (12.90%) Lotus
6 4 (12.90%) Oracle
7 3 (9.68%) arcserve
7 3 (9.68%) Dell
7 3 (9.68%) EMC
7 3 (9.68%) Symantec
8 2 (6.45%) Cisco
8 2 (6.45%) IBM
8 2 (6.45%) Trend Micro
8 2 (6.45%) Veritas
9 1 (3.23%) NetApp
9 1 (3.23%) Remedy
9 1 (3.23%) SAP
9 1 (3.23%) Sophos