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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wintel Support Engineer
Rank 598 593 564
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Support Engineer 13 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.013% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.014% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Average daily rate
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£316 £308 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.84% +11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £450 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -

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
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
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 1943 1998 2143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
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 29 July 2015.

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
Top 16 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 29 July 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 -6 12 £316 +26.50%
North East - 4 £233 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £233 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £233 -
London +7 3 £325 -27.77%
Manchester -16 2 £350 +40.00%
North West -18 2 £350 +40.00%
South East - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £325 -
Norwich +11 1 - -
East of England 0 1 - -
Norfolk -2 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Wintel Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (57.14%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 8 (38.10%) VMware
4 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (28.57%) Citrix
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) DHCP
6 5 (23.81%) DNS
6 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (23.81%) Server Building
7 4 (19.05%) SCCM
7 4 (19.05%) SCOM
7 4 (19.05%) Migration
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
8 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 3 (14.29%) IIS
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (14.29%) Symantec
8 3 (14.29%) McAfee
8 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) Banking
8 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

Wintel Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (14.29%) IIS
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Lync
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
1 5 (23.81%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Server Building
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Change Control
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Security Hardening
5 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
3 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
1 4 (19.05%) SCOM
2 3 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.76%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) Citrix
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Symantec
4 3 (14.29%) McAfee
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp
6 1 (4.76%) Veeam