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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Support
Rank 620 613 592
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Support 41 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.063% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.067% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 26
Median daily rate £288 £333 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.53% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £392 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £19.25 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -9.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £15.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £27.50 £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £19.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -9.41%

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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 July 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 23 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 July 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 +3 39 £325 - 4
North East -16 27 £210 +10.52% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 26 £210 -9.67% 1
Tyne and Wear -21 26 £210 -9.67% 1
North West +1 4 £438 +25.00% 1
London -11 3 £281 -17.27%
South East +4 2 £331 -2.57%
Hampshire +1 2 £331 +20.45%
Manchester -2 2 £325 -7.14% 1
South West -7 2 £450 +38.46% 1
Cheshire - 2 £450 -
Swindon +3 1 £450 +38.46%
Wiltshire 0 1 £450 +38.46%
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Northumberland - 1 £375 -
Cheltenham - 1 - - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £338 -
Portsmouth - 1 £325 -
Hereford - 1 £450 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £200 -
Scotland - 1 £200 - 1

Wintel Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 58 (78.38%) Windows
2 56 (75.68%) Active Directory
3 43 (58.11%) VMware
4 38 (51.35%) Microsoft
5 37 (50.00%) HP
6 35 (47.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 32 (43.24%) MS Excel
8 31 (41.89%) DNS
9 30 (40.54%) ITIL
9 30 (40.54%) Windows Server
10 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (35.14%) Security Cleared
11 26 (35.14%) DHCP
12 23 (31.08%) Citrix
13 22 (29.73%) MS Exchange
13 22 (29.73%) SC Cleared
14 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (24.32%) vSphere
14 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
15 17 (22.97%) Clustering
16 16 (21.62%) MCSE
17 15 (20.27%) IIS
17 15 (20.27%) Terminal Services
17 15 (20.27%) ITIL V3
17 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Clustering
18 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (18.92%) SQL
18 14 (18.92%) NetBackup
18 14 (18.92%) Firewall

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 22 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 15 (20.27%) IIS
3 11 (14.86%) Apache
3 11 (14.86%) IBM Notes
4 5 (6.76%) Skype for Business
5 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (43.24%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (41.89%) DNS
2 26 (35.14%) DHCP
3 14 (18.92%) Firewall
4 8 (10.81%) SAN
5 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.41%) Internet
6 4 (5.41%) Intranet
7 3 (4.05%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.35%) MPLS
8 1 (1.35%) Network Security
8 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) 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 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Back Office
2 1 (1.35%) Local Government
2 1 (1.35%) Online Betting
2 1 (1.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) Middleware
2 1 (1.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Clustering
2 12 (16.22%) Data Centre
3 9 (12.16%) Management Information System
4 8 (10.81%) CMDB
5 6 (8.11%) Driving Licence
6 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.41%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.70%) Contactless
8 1 (1.35%) AS400
8 1 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.35%) PKI
8 1 (1.35%) Replication
8 1 (1.35%) Tandem
8 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (78.38%) Windows
2 30 (40.54%) Windows Server
3 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.11%) Linux
7 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.35%) Unix
8 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) ITIL
2 15 (20.27%) ITIL V3
3 13 (17.57%) High Availability
4 12 (16.22%) Application Packaging
4 12 (16.22%) Incident Management
5 11 (14.86%) Service Delivery
6 10 (13.51%) Configuration Management
6 10 (13.51%) CRM
7 9 (12.16%) Change Management
8 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce
8 8 (10.81%) Escalation Management
8 8 (10.81%) Problem Management
9 7 (9.46%) Change Control
9 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (9.46%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (9.46%) Server Building
10 3 (4.05%) Migration
10 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (4.05%) Service Management
10 3 (4.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) SQL
2 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.70%) VBScript
4 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (47.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (35.14%) Security Cleared
3 22 (29.73%) SC Cleared
4 16 (21.62%) MCSE
5 10 (13.51%) MCSA
6 4 (5.41%) Degree
7 3 (4.05%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.70%) MCP
9 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.35%) CCAA
9 1 (1.35%) CCNA
9 1 (1.35%) CCNP
9 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.35%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (75.68%) Active Directory
2 32 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (24.32%) vSphere
4 15 (20.27%) Terminal Services
5 11 (14.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.05%) XenApp
7 2 (2.70%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 14 (18.92%) NetBackup
3 13 (17.57%) OpenView
4 12 (16.22%) Backup Exec
4 12 (16.22%) Perfmon
5 11 (14.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 11 (14.86%) WSUS
6 9 (12.16%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (8.11%) HP SIM
8 5 (6.76%) SCCM
9 4 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (4.05%) SCOM
11 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (2.70%) SCDPM
11 2 (2.70%) SCOrch
11 2 (2.70%) SCSM
11 2 (2.70%) SCVMM
12 1 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (1.35%) Nessus
12 1 (1.35%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 43 (58.11%) VMware
2 38 (51.35%) Microsoft
3 37 (50.00%) HP
4 23 (31.08%) Citrix
5 13 (17.57%) Intel Security
6 12 (16.22%) Oracle
7 11 (14.86%) Lotus
8 6 (8.11%) Symantec
9 3 (4.05%) arcserve
9 3 (4.05%) Bloomberg
9 3 (4.05%) IBM
9 3 (4.05%) Reuters
10 2 (2.70%) Cisco
10 2 (2.70%) Dell
10 2 (2.70%) EMC
10 2 (2.70%) NetApp
10 2 (2.70%) SAP
10 2 (2.70%) Sophos
10 2 (2.70%) Trend Micro
10 2 (2.70%) Veritas