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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wintel Support
Rank 565 553 545
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Support 25 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.039% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.042% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 18
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£288 £288 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £225 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 1 August 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 30 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 1 August 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
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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 -1 22 £250 -13.04% 2
North West +2 10 £300 -
Manchester - 8 £300 -
East of England -13 4 £225 -10.00%
West Yorkshire +2 3 £160 -28.88% 1
Yorkshire +1 3 £160 -27.27% 1
Leeds - 3 £160 - 1
Chester +8 2 - -
Cheshire +4 2 - -
Scotland -20 2 £370 +34.54%
South West -30 2 £345 -
London +1 1 - - 1
Glasgow -3 1 - -
Harrogate - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
South East - - - -

Wintel Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 46 (80.70%) Windows
2 38 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 28 (49.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (40.35%) VMware
7 18 (31.58%) Citrix
8 15 (26.32%) DNS
9 14 (24.56%) MS Exchange
9 14 (24.56%) Finance
10 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (21.05%) Symantec
11 12 (21.05%) XenApp
11 12 (21.05%) VMware ESX
11 12 (21.05%) Clustering
11 12 (21.05%) Backup Exec
12 11 (19.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (19.30%) Hyper-V
12 11 (19.30%) DHCP
12 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
12 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (17.54%) MCSE
13 10 (17.54%) Linux
13 10 (17.54%) SAN
13 10 (17.54%) Blackberry
13 10 (17.54%) Banking
14 9 (15.79%) SCOM
14 9 (15.79%) ITIL

Wintel Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 14 (24.56%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (12.28%) IIS
5 5 (8.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
7 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.75%) Lync
9 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) DNS
2 11 (19.30%) DHCP
3 10 (17.54%) SAN
4 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.77%) Firewall
6 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
1 2 (3.51%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Clustering
2 10 (17.54%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.02%) PKI
4 2 (3.51%) AS400
5 1 (1.75%) iPad
5 1 (1.75%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.75%) iPhone
5 1 (1.75%) Statistics
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 46 (80.70%) Windows
2 28 (49.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (17.54%) Linux
6 6 (10.53%) UNIX
7 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.75%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) ITIL
2 5 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (3.51%) ERP
3 2 (3.51%) CRM
3 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
3 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.51%) High Availability
3 2 (3.51%) Change Control
4 1 (1.75%) Capacity Management
4 1 (1.75%) ITIL V3
4 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.75%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.75%) Change Management
4 1 (1.75%) ITSM
4 1 (1.75%) Identity Management
4 1 (1.75%) Workflow
4 1 (1.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.28%) SQL
3 5 (8.77%) VBScript
4 2 (3.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (19.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (17.54%) MCSE
4 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
5 6 (10.53%) MCP
6 5 (8.77%) VCP5
6 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
6 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
6 5 (8.77%) Degree
7 2 (3.51%) MCITP
8 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (21.05%) XenApp
3 12 (21.05%) VMware ESX
4 11 (19.30%) Hyper-V
5 7 (12.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 6 (10.53%) vSphere
7 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.75%) vCloud
8 1 (1.75%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.75%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.75%) XenServer
8 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) Backup Exec
2 9 (15.79%) SCOM
3 6 (10.53%) SCCM
4 5 (8.77%) WSUS
5 4 (7.02%) NetBackup
5 4 (7.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (5.26%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.75%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.75%) Netcool
7 1 (1.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 23 (40.35%) VMware
3 18 (31.58%) Citrix
4 12 (21.05%) Symantec
5 6 (10.53%) Oracle
5 6 (10.53%) McAfee
5 6 (10.53%) Cyber-Ark
6 5 (8.77%) Sophos
6 5 (8.77%) Juniper
6 5 (8.77%) Cisco
7 4 (7.02%) HP
7 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.26%) IBM
9 2 (3.51%) Intel
9 2 (3.51%) Avaya
9 2 (3.51%) Remedy
10 1 (1.75%) F5
10 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.75%) Qualys
10 1 (1.75%) NetApp
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