The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Wintel Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wintel Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 116 121 100
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.042% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.044% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £250 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £44.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-34.09% +252.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2269 2261 1980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.99% 94.52% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1380 1217 1146
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 104 163
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £23.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Wintel Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Wintel Engineer in the job title.

Wintel Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Wintel Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wintel Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Wintel Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Wintel Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wintel Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Wintel Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Wintel Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham - 5 £250 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Wintel Engineer
England

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Wintel Engineer 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Wintel Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix
3 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) XenApp
5 4 (36.36%) Veeam
5 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (36.36%) Office 365
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 2 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (18.18%) vSphere
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) Computer Science

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Escalation Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
2 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Presales
2 1 (9.09%) Security Hardening
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) XenApp
3 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
5 1 (9.09%) Terminal Server
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Veeam
4 2 (18.18%) Veritas
5 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Intel Security