The table below looks at the statistics for the Wintel Support role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wintel Support in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wintel Support
Rank 592 556 550
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Support 31 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.072% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.077% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 18
Average daily rate £375 £288 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +47.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £245 £140
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+260.00% -54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+260.00% -54.54%

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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Wintel Support
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wintel Support in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Support within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 25 £363 +23.40% 3
South East +18 16 £338 +3.84%
Surrey - 9 £350 -
Redhill - 6 - -
Hampshire +13 5 £250 -16.66%
London -9 5 £396 -3.93% 1
Scotland -3 3 £150 -33.33%
North Lanarkshire - 3 £150 -
Wales - 3 £450 -
Bridgend - 3 £450 -
South Wales - 3 £450 -
City of London +46 2 £413 +65.00%
Berkshire +11 2 - -
Bristol +2 2 - - 1
South West -2 2 - - 1
Wokingham - 2 - -
Hook - 2 £395 -
West Midlands -18 1 - - 1
Coventry - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Hinckley - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -

Wintel Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Wintel Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Wintel Support in their job title.

1 53 (92.98%) Windows
2 42 (73.68%) VMware
3 38 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 36 (63.16%) Active Directory
5 26 (45.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (36.84%) MS Exchange
8 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 15 (26.32%) WSUS
11 13 (22.81%) NetBackup
11 13 (22.81%) Backup Exec
12 12 (21.05%) vSphere
13 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
14 10 (17.54%) Finance
14 10 (17.54%) SCCM
14 10 (17.54%) HP
14 10 (17.54%) Citrix
14 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (17.54%) Intel Security
14 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
14 10 (17.54%) MCSE
15 9 (15.79%) MCSA
15 9 (15.79%) Linux
15 9 (15.79%) ITIL
16 8 (14.04%) MS Office
16 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2007
16 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
16 8 (14.04%) McAfee ePO

Wintel Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Wintel Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Wintel Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Markit EDM
1 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) Firewall
2 6 (10.53%) DHCP
2 6 (10.53%) DNS
3 5 (8.77%) SAN
4 2 (3.51%) Internet
4 2 (3.51%) Network Security
4 2 (3.51%) SMTP
4 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.51%) VLAN
4 2 (3.51%) VoIP
4 2 (3.51%) Wireless
5 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.75%) SSL
5 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Advertising
3 2 (3.51%) Electronics
3 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Web Services
1 3 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 6 (10.53%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.26%) DataPower
2 3 (5.26%) PKI
3 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.51%) Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) Contactless
3 2 (3.51%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.51%) HP Storage
3 2 (3.51%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (92.98%) Windows
2 38 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 26 (45.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (15.79%) Linux
7 7 (12.28%) Unix
7 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.26%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.51%) AIX
9 2 (3.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) ITIL
2 5 (8.77%) Patch Management
3 4 (7.02%) Server Building
3 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.26%) Application Packaging
4 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.26%) Logistics
4 3 (5.26%) SOA
5 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.51%) CRM
5 2 (3.51%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (3.51%) Migration
5 2 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.51%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.75%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.75%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.75%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.54%) MCSE
2 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (15.79%) MCSA
4 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.26%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) CCNA
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.75%) MCITP
6 1 (1.75%) MCP
6 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (21.05%) vSphere
4 7 (12.28%) VMware ESX
5 6 (10.53%) XenApp
6 3 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.26%) VMware Server
7 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.51%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.75%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (26.32%) WSUS
2 13 (22.81%) Backup Exec
2 13 (22.81%) NetBackup
3 10 (17.54%) SCCM
4 8 (14.04%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.51%) SCOM
6 1 (1.75%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.75%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.75%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.75%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 42 (73.68%) VMware
2 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.54%) Citrix
3 10 (17.54%) HP
3 10 (17.54%) Intel Security
4 6 (10.53%) Cisco
4 6 (10.53%) Symantec
5 5 (8.77%) Oracle
6 4 (7.02%) EMC
6 4 (7.02%) SolarWinds
6 4 (7.02%) Veritas
7 3 (5.26%) F5
8 2 (3.51%) AppSense
8 2 (3.51%) Bloomberg
8 2 (3.51%) NetApp
8 2 (3.51%) Reuters
8 2 (3.51%) SAP
8 2 (3.51%) Sophos
9 1 (1.75%) Altiris
9 1 (1.75%) Wyse
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