The table below looks at the statistics for the Wintel Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wintel Support Engineer
Rank 616 610 584
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Support Engineer 9 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.011% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.012% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate
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£301 £308 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% +11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £233 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £425 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £308 £245
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +25.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.09 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.09 -
% change year-on-year
-29.88% -

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Wintel Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wintel Support Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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 -9 8 £301 +20.50%
London +19 2 £316 -
North West -30 2 £295 +18.00%
South East - 2 - -
Norfolk +12 1 - -
Norwich +11 1 - -
East of England +3 1 - -
Manchester -19 1 - -
North East -25 1 £275 -
Cheshire - 1 £295 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £275 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £275 -
Croydon - 1 £325 -
Slough - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 - -

Wintel Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Wintel Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) DHCP
5 5 (27.78%) DNS
5 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) Server Building
6 4 (22.22%) SCCM
6 4 (22.22%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
7 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 3 (16.67%) Change Control
8 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
8 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (11.11%) VMware Server
8 2 (11.11%) XenApp
8 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery

Wintel Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Wintel Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DHCP
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Server Building
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Security Hardening
5 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
3 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Server
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.56%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee