The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Wintel Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Support
Rank 611 620 603
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Support 33 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.061% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.064% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 21
Median daily rate £325 £333 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £241 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £243
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +27.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £32.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -29.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £32.09
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -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
51209 54594 53300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33381 34715 32174
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1644 2049 2080
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Wintel Support
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Wintel Support in the job title.

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 29 August 2016.

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 21 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 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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 +1 29 £331 -0.37% 7
North East -3 14 £240 +12.80% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 13 £225 -18.18% 2
Tyne and Wear -18 13 £225 -18.18% 2
London -20 10 £256 -24.63% 1
South East +9 3 £338 -5.59%
Scotland - 3 £325 -
Glasgow - 2 £325 -
Hampshire - 2 £331 -
Swindon +5 1 £450 +38.46% 1
Wiltshire +3 1 £450 +38.46% 1
Crawley +3 1 £375 -3.16%
South West +2 1 £450 +38.46% 1
West Sussex -3 1 £375 -3.16%
Northumberland - 1 £375 -
Basingstoke - 1 £338 -
Portsmouth - 1 £325 -
Hereford - 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Herefordshire - 1 £450 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £200 -

Wintel Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, Wintel Support 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 in the job title.

1 60 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 54 (69.23%) Windows
3 45 (57.69%) VMware
4 40 (51.28%) DNS
5 38 (48.72%) Microsoft
6 35 (44.87%) DHCP
7 34 (43.59%) HP
8 31 (39.74%) ITIL
8 31 (39.74%) Citrix
8 31 (39.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 29 (37.18%) MS Excel
9 29 (37.18%) Security Cleared
10 28 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (34.62%) Windows Server
12 26 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (32.05%) SC Cleared
14 20 (25.64%) MS Exchange
14 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
16 17 (21.79%) Clustering
17 16 (20.51%) SAN
17 16 (20.51%) Data Centre
17 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Clustering
18 15 (19.23%) ITIL V3
18 15 (19.23%) vSphere
18 15 (19.23%) Terminal Services
18 15 (19.23%) IIS
18 15 (19.23%) Finance
19 14 (17.95%) Firewall
19 14 (17.95%) SQL

Wintel Support 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 20 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 15 (19.23%) IIS
3 11 (14.10%) Apache
3 11 (14.10%) IBM Notes
4 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.41%) Skype for Business
6 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (37.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (51.28%) DNS
2 35 (44.87%) DHCP
3 16 (20.51%) SAN
4 14 (17.95%) Firewall
5 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.97%) VPN
6 4 (5.13%) Internet
6 4 (5.13%) Intranet
7 3 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.56%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.28%) MPLS
9 1 (1.28%) NAS
9 1 (1.28%) Network Security
9 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MSI
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Back Office
3 7 (8.97%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.28%) Local Government
4 1 (1.28%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (1.28%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Clustering
2 16 (20.51%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.26%) CMDB
3 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 7 (8.97%) Hedge funds
4 7 (8.97%) VCE vBlock
5 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.13%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.28%) AS400
7 1 (1.28%) Contactless
7 1 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.28%) PKI
7 1 (1.28%) Replication
7 1 (1.28%) Tandem
7 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (69.23%) Windows
2 27 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 26 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.56%) Linux
6 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.28%) Unix
7 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) ITIL
2 15 (19.23%) ITIL V3
3 13 (16.67%) High Availability
4 12 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 12 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 11 (14.10%) Application Packaging
6 10 (12.82%) Configuration Management
6 10 (12.82%) Server Building
7 9 (11.54%) CRM
8 8 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (10.26%) Change Management
8 8 (10.26%) E-Commerce
8 8 (10.26%) Escalation Management
8 8 (10.26%) Problem Management
8 8 (10.26%) Server Patching
9 7 (8.97%) Change Control
9 7 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (8.97%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (3.85%) Migration
10 3 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.95%) SQL
2 9 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.56%) VBScript
4 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (39.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (37.18%) Security Cleared
3 25 (32.05%) SC Cleared
4 12 (15.38%) MCSE
5 9 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (7.69%) MCSA
8 4 (5.13%) Degree
9 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.85%) MCP
10 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.28%) CCNA
10 1 (1.28%) CCNP
10 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.28%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.95%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 28 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (19.23%) Terminal Services
3 15 (19.23%) vSphere
4 11 (14.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.85%) XenApp
6 2 (2.56%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.28%) UAG
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Clustering
2 13 (16.67%) OpenView
3 12 (15.38%) Perfmon
3 12 (15.38%) SCCM
4 11 (14.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 10 (12.82%) NetBackup
5 10 (12.82%) SCOM
6 8 (10.26%) Backup Exec
7 7 (8.97%) WSUS
8 6 (7.69%) HP SIM
9 5 (6.41%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (2.56%) SCDPM
11 2 (2.56%) SCOrch
11 2 (2.56%) SCSM
11 2 (2.56%) SCVMM
12 1 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (1.28%) Nessus
12 1 (1.28%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 45 (57.69%) VMware
2 38 (48.72%) Microsoft
3 34 (43.59%) HP
4 31 (39.74%) Citrix
5 12 (15.38%) Oracle
6 11 (14.10%) Lotus
7 9 (11.54%) EMC
7 9 (11.54%) Intel Security
8 7 (8.97%) Cisco
9 5 (6.41%) arcserve
9 5 (6.41%) Symantec
10 3 (3.85%) Bloomberg
10 3 (3.85%) Dell
10 3 (3.85%) IBM
10 3 (3.85%) Reuters
10 3 (3.85%) SAP
11 2 (2.56%) NetApp
11 2 (2.56%) Sophos
11 2 (2.56%) Trend Micro
11 2 (2.56%) Veritas
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