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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Support
Rank 618 624 616
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Support 6 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.040% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.042% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 19
Median daily rate £350 £311 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% +27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £245 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £416 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £311 £225
% change year-on-year
+40.56% +38.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% -32.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -32.72%

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
46813 52482 53624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.79% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30599 33429 33859
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2038 2200
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 9 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 4 December 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 -4 5 £275 -
London -10 3 £270 -10.00%
South East +20 1 - -
South Wales +6 1 £450 - 1
North West +4 1 £425 +54.54%
Bridgend -6 1 £450 - 1
Wales -7 1 £450 - 1
City of London -10 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -

Wintel Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 30 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) VMware
3 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 21 (55.26%) Citrix
5 20 (52.63%) ITIL
5 20 (52.63%) DHCP
6 19 (50.00%) DNS
7 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (34.21%) HP
8 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
8 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
9 12 (31.58%) SAN
9 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
10 11 (28.95%) Finance
10 11 (28.95%) Data Centre
11 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
12 9 (23.68%) SCCM
12 9 (23.68%) SCOM
12 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Clustering
12 9 (23.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (21.05%) EMC
13 8 (21.05%) Terminal Services
13 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
13 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
13 8 (21.05%) Cisco
13 8 (21.05%) Clustering

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 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.42%) IIS
3 6 (15.79%) Apache
3 6 (15.79%) IBM Notes
4 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
5 4 (10.53%) Skype for Business
6 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) DHCP
2 19 (50.00%) DNS
3 12 (31.58%) SAN
4 7 (18.42%) Firewall
4 7 (18.42%) VPN
5 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.63%) BGP
7 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.63%) HSRP
7 1 (2.63%) MPLS
7 1 (2.63%) NAS
7 1 (2.63%) OSPF
7 1 (2.63%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MSI
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Back Office
2 7 (18.42%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.63%) Local Government
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Data Centre
2 8 (21.05%) Clustering
3 7 (18.42%) Hedge funds
3 7 (18.42%) VCE vBlock
4 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.26%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (21.05%) Server Patching
3 6 (15.79%) Application Packaging
3 6 (15.79%) High Availability
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL V3
5 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Server Building
7 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.26%) Fund Management
7 2 (5.26%) Investment Management
7 2 (5.26%) Service Management
8 1 (2.63%) BCP
8 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
3 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 9 (23.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.89%) MCSE
7 2 (5.26%) Degree
7 2 (5.26%) MCP
8 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (21.05%) Terminal Services
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (13.16%) XenApp
6 3 (7.89%) DFS Replication
6 3 (7.89%) vSphere
7 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.63%) UAG
8 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Clustering
1 9 (23.68%) SCCM
1 9 (23.68%) SCOM
2 7 (18.42%) OpenView
3 6 (15.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (15.79%) Perfmon
4 5 (13.16%) HP SIM
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
5 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (5.26%) SCDPM
5 2 (5.26%) SCOrch
5 2 (5.26%) SCSM
5 2 (5.26%) SCVMM
5 2 (5.26%) WSUS
6 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.63%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) VMware
2 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 21 (55.26%) Citrix
4 13 (34.21%) HP
5 8 (21.05%) Cisco
5 8 (21.05%) EMC
6 6 (15.79%) Lotus
6 6 (15.79%) Oracle
7 3 (7.89%) arcserve
8 2 (5.26%) AppSense
8 2 (5.26%) Bloomberg
8 2 (5.26%) Reuters
8 2 (5.26%) SAP
8 2 (5.26%) Sophos
8 2 (5.26%) Symantec
9 1 (2.63%) Dell
9 1 (2.63%) Huawei
9 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.63%) Juniper
9 1 (2.63%) Remedy