The first table below looks at the demand for the Wintel Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wintel Support
Rank 559 529 567
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Support 28 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.031% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.034% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 15
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £296 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £473 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £388 £320
% change year-on-year
-17.74% +21.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £20.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +83.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +114.28%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Wintel Support
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Wintel Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wintel Support
Daily Rate Trend

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

Wintel Support Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Wintel Support
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wintel Support within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Wintel Support Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Wintel Support
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Wintel Support Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Wintel Support
Top 26 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 within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -76 25 £324 +7.91% 2
South East -11 7 £130 -71.11%
London -21 6 £350 +16.66%
Wales - 3 £400 -
Hampshire +6 2 £261 -
City of London - 2 £338 -
East of England - 2 - -
Southampton - 1 £292 -
Watford - - - -
York - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Motherwell - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Scotland - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -

Wintel Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Wintel Support 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 in their job title.

1 37 (84.09%) Active Directory
2 35 (79.55%) Windows
3 19 (43.18%) Citrix
4 18 (40.91%) DNS
4 18 (40.91%) VMware
5 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
6 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
7 13 (29.55%) Clustering
7 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (27.27%) Finance
8 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (27.27%) DHCP
9 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
9 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
10 9 (20.45%) IIS
11 8 (18.18%) ITIL
11 8 (18.18%) SQL
11 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
11 8 (18.18%) XenApp
12 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
12 7 (15.91%) SCOM
12 7 (15.91%) Problem Management
12 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
12 7 (15.91%) Oracle
12 7 (15.91%) Linux
12 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
13 6 (13.64%) SLA
13 6 (13.64%) SAN
13 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure

Wintel Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Wintel Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (20.45%) IIS
4 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
5 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (11.36%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.27%) WorkSite
8 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) DNS
2 12 (27.27%) DHCP
3 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.64%) SAN
5 3 (6.82%) IPsec
6 1 (2.27%) Firewall
6 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Clustering
2 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
3 5 (11.36%) AS400
4 2 (4.55%) PKI
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) iPad
5 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.27%) iPhone
5 1 (2.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (79.55%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (15.91%) Linux
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.36%) UNIX
6 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000
7 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Problem Management
3 5 (11.36%) ERP
3 5 (11.36%) CRM
4 4 (9.09%) Change Control
5 3 (6.82%) Software Distribution
5 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.55%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (2.27%) ITSM
7 1 (2.27%) Workflow
7 1 (2.27%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.27%) Time Management
7 1 (2.27%) Data Management
7 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Data Management
7 1 (2.27%) Change Management
7 1 (2.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.36%) VBScript
4 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.09%) MCP
4 4 (9.09%) MCSE
4 4 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
2 5 (11.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (84.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) XenApp
3 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.64%) vSphere
4 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 4 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (4.55%) ISA Server
6 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.27%) XenServer
7 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) SCOM
2 6 (13.64%) NetBackup
3 5 (11.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (9.09%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.55%) ARCserve
5 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (4.55%) WSUS
5 2 (4.55%) SCCM
5 2 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.27%) Nagios
6 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.27%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Citrix
2 18 (40.91%) VMware
3 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.91%) Oracle
5 5 (11.36%) Intel
5 5 (11.36%) McAfee
6 4 (9.09%) Sophos
6 4 (9.09%) Symantec
7 3 (6.82%) HP
7 3 (6.82%) Veritas
8 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.55%) Remedy
9 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.27%) Qualys
9 1 (2.27%) Mercator
9 1 (2.27%) Clearswift
9 1 (2.27%) IBM
9 1 (2.27%) Avaya
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