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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Support
Rank 627 630 596
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Support 21 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.052% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.054% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 20
Median daily rate £375 £308 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +12.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £276 £225
% change year-on-year
+35.74% +22.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £37.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -43.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.00 £37.30
% change year-on-year
- -41.01%

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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 22 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 28 September 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 +10 19 £413 +34.14% 5
London -12 12 £338 -0.73%
City of London +23 2 £450 -
South East +16 2 £356 -10.82% 1
North East -15 2 £375 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £325 -
Scotland - 2 £325 -
North West +10 1 £450 +63.63% 1
South West +10 1 £450 +38.46%
Crawley +10 1 £375 -6.13%
Swindon +9 1 £450 +38.46%
Wiltshire +9 1 £450 +38.46%
West Sussex +1 1 £375 -6.13% 1
Manchester -11 1 £450 - 1
Tyne and Wear -28 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 1 - - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Hampshire - 1 £338 -
Northumberland - 1 £375 -
Basingstoke - 1 £338 -
Hereford - 1 £450 -

Wintel Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 57 (77.03%) Active Directory
2 50 (67.57%) Windows
3 46 (62.16%) VMware
4 37 (50.00%) DNS
5 36 (48.65%) HP
6 35 (47.30%) Microsoft
7 33 (44.59%) DHCP
8 31 (41.89%) ITIL
9 30 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (39.19%) Security Cleared
10 29 (39.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (37.84%) MS Excel
12 27 (36.49%) Citrix
13 26 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (33.78%) Windows Server
14 25 (33.78%) SC Cleared
15 17 (22.97%) Clustering
15 17 (22.97%) SAN
15 17 (22.97%) MS Exchange
15 17 (22.97%) Data Centre
16 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Clustering
16 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
17 15 (20.27%) Finance
17 15 (20.27%) ITIL V3
18 14 (18.92%) Firewall
18 14 (18.92%) IIS
18 14 (18.92%) SLA
18 14 (18.92%) Terminal Services
19 13 (17.57%) OpenView

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 17 (22.97%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.92%) IIS
3 11 (14.86%) Apache
3 11 (14.86%) IBM Notes
4 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.41%) Skype for Business
7 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (37.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (50.00%) DNS
2 33 (44.59%) DHCP
3 17 (22.97%) SAN
4 14 (18.92%) Firewall
5 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.46%) VPN
6 4 (5.41%) Internet
6 4 (5.41%) Intranet
7 2 (2.70%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.35%) MPLS
8 1 (1.35%) NAS
8 1 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MSI
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Back Office
3 7 (9.46%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.35%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Clustering
1 17 (22.97%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.81%) CMDB
2 8 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.46%) Hedge funds
3 7 (9.46%) VCE vBlock
4 6 (8.11%) HP Storage
5 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.35%) AS400
7 1 (1.35%) Contactless
7 1 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.35%) Replication
7 1 (1.35%) Tandem
7 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (67.57%) Windows
2 26 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (33.78%) Windows Server
4 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.70%) Linux
6 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.35%) Unix
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.89%) ITIL
2 15 (20.27%) ITIL V3
3 13 (17.57%) High Availability
4 12 (16.22%) Service Delivery
5 11 (14.86%) Application Packaging
5 11 (14.86%) Incident Management
6 10 (13.51%) Configuration Management
6 10 (13.51%) Server Building
7 9 (12.16%) CRM
7 9 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (10.81%) Change Management
8 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce
8 8 (10.81%) Escalation Management
8 8 (10.81%) Problem Management
8 8 (10.81%) Server Patching
9 7 (9.46%) Change Control
9 7 (9.46%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (5.41%) Migration
11 3 (4.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.22%) SQL
2 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.70%) VBScript
4 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (39.19%) Security Cleared
3 25 (33.78%) SC Cleared
4 11 (14.86%) MCSE
5 9 (12.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (8.11%) MCSA
8 4 (5.41%) Degree
9 3 (4.05%) DV Cleared
9 3 (4.05%) MCP
10 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.35%) CCNA
10 1 (1.35%) CCNP
10 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.35%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.92%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (77.03%) Active Directory
2 29 (39.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (18.92%) Terminal Services
4 13 (17.57%) vSphere
5 11 (14.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.70%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.70%) XenApp
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.35%) UAG
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Clustering
2 13 (17.57%) OpenView
3 12 (16.22%) Perfmon
3 12 (16.22%) SCCM
4 11 (14.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 10 (13.51%) NetBackup
5 10 (13.51%) SCOM
6 8 (10.81%) Backup Exec
7 7 (9.46%) HP SIM
7 7 (9.46%) WSUS
8 5 (6.76%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (2.70%) SCDPM
10 2 (2.70%) SCOrch
10 2 (2.70%) SCSM
10 2 (2.70%) SCVMM
11 1 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (1.35%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 46 (62.16%) VMware
2 36 (48.65%) HP
3 35 (47.30%) Microsoft
4 27 (36.49%) Citrix
5 12 (16.22%) Oracle
6 11 (14.86%) Lotus
7 9 (12.16%) EMC
7 9 (12.16%) Intel Security
8 7 (9.46%) Cisco
9 5 (6.76%) arcserve
9 5 (6.76%) Bloomberg
9 5 (6.76%) Reuters
9 5 (6.76%) Symantec
10 3 (4.05%) Dell
10 3 (4.05%) IBM
10 3 (4.05%) SAP
11 2 (2.70%) Sophos
11 2 (2.70%) Trend Micro
11 2 (2.70%) Veritas
12 1 (1.35%) 3PAR