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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Support
Rank 607 591 589
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Support 34 44 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.078% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.082% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 29
Median daily rate £350 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £401 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £288 £338
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £18.46 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.93% +17.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £14.09 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £25.69 £18.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £20.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+112.34% +62.00%

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
52905 53749 52268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.91% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34482 32631 31888
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2150 2151
Median hourly rate £17.56 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 2 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wintel Support within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Wintel Support Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Wintel Support
Top 30 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 2 May 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 -12 30 £350 +16.66% 1
South East -15 12 £350 -
Surrey -6 6 £350 +27.27%
Tyne and Wear -30 5 £210 -
North East -33 5 £210 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 5 £210 -
London -34 5 £375 +10.29%
West Midlands - 4 £275 -
Redhill - 4 £340 -
Hampshire +1 3 £388 -
South Wales - 3 £400 - 1
Wales - 3 £400 - 1
West Sussex -16 2 £413 +58.65%
Manchester - 2 £400 -
Bridgend - 2 £425 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £275 -
North West - 2 £400 -
South West -4 1 - - 1
Kent -29 1 £315 +5.00%
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Cardiff - 1 £250 -
Crawley - 1 £413 -
Gatwick - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £350 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Chesterfield - 1 £350 -
Winchester - 1 £425 -
Canterbury - 1 £315 -
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Coventry - 1 - -

Wintel Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 55 (87.30%) Windows
2 48 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 45 (71.43%) VMware
4 38 (60.32%) Windows Server
5 29 (46.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (46.03%) MS Exchange
6 26 (41.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (38.10%) HP
7 24 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (31.75%) Backup Exec
9 20 (31.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (30.16%) vSphere
10 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
10 19 (30.16%) Intel Security
10 19 (30.16%) MCSE
11 17 (26.98%) WSUS
11 17 (26.98%) MS Excel
12 16 (25.40%) MCSA
12 16 (25.40%) NetBackup
13 14 (22.22%) DNS
13 14 (22.22%) MS Office
13 14 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
14 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
14 13 (20.63%) Data Centre
14 13 (20.63%) Citrix
15 11 (17.46%) ITIL
15 11 (17.46%) DHCP
16 10 (15.87%) Finance
16 10 (15.87%) Driving Licence

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 29 (46.03%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.76%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) Apache
5 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (26.98%) MS Excel
2 14 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) DNS
2 11 (17.46%) DHCP
3 8 (12.70%) SAN
4 6 (9.52%) Firewall
5 3 (4.76%) Internet
5 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.59%) Intranet
6 1 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.59%) SMTP
6 1 (1.59%) SSL
6 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MSI
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Local Government
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Web Services
1 3 (4.76%) XML
2 2 (3.17%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Data Centre
2 10 (15.87%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) PKI
4 3 (4.76%) CMDB
4 3 (4.76%) Contactless
4 3 (4.76%) DataPower
4 3 (4.76%) HP Storage
5 2 (3.17%) Clustering
5 2 (3.17%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) AS400
6 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.59%) Tandem
6 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (87.30%) Windows
2 38 (60.32%) Windows Server
3 29 (46.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (31.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (14.29%) Linux
7 7 (11.11%) Unix
8 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.59%) AIX
9 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) ITIL
2 6 (9.52%) CRM
3 5 (7.94%) Application Packaging
3 5 (7.94%) Server Building
4 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.35%) Logistics
4 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.76%) Change Management
5 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 3 (4.76%) Migration
5 3 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.76%) SOA
6 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.17%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.17%) Power Management
6 2 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (30.16%) MCSE
3 16 (25.40%) MCSA
4 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
5 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.76%) BC Cleared
7 2 (3.17%) CCNA
7 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.17%) MCP
7 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.59%) CCAA
8 1 (1.59%) CCNP
8 1 (1.59%) Degree
8 1 (1.59%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 26 (41.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (30.16%) vSphere
4 6 (9.52%) VMware ESX
5 4 (6.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (6.35%) XenApp
6 3 (4.76%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.76%) VMware Server
7 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.17%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (31.75%) Backup Exec
2 17 (26.98%) WSUS
3 16 (25.40%) NetBackup
4 14 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (9.52%) SCCM
6 4 (6.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (3.17%) OpenView
8 1 (1.59%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.59%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.59%) Nessus
8 1 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.59%) Perfmon
8 1 (1.59%) SCOM
8 1 (1.59%) SmoothWall
8 1 (1.59%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (1.59%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 45 (71.43%) VMware
2 24 (38.10%) HP
3 19 (30.16%) Intel Security
3 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
4 13 (20.63%) Citrix
5 7 (11.11%) Cisco
5 7 (11.11%) Symantec
6 6 (9.52%) Oracle
7 4 (6.35%) IBM
8 3 (4.76%) arcserve
8 3 (4.76%) EMC
8 3 (4.76%) F5
8 3 (4.76%) NetApp
9 2 (3.17%) Bloomberg
9 2 (3.17%) Dell
9 2 (3.17%) Reuters
9 2 (3.17%) SAP
9 2 (3.17%) Sophos
9 2 (3.17%) Trend Micro
9 2 (3.17%) Veritas