The median contractor rate for a Wintel Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wintel Engineer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 - 110
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% - 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £300 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.89% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +27.43% +2.72%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1678 2208 2235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.79% 92.73% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3064 4151 4019
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 298 363
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.73 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Wintel Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Wintel Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Engineer in Berkshire

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wintel Engineer in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Engineer in Berkshire

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Engineer in Berkshire

Wintel Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Reading - 1 £250 -
Wintel Engineer
South East

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Berkshire region featuring Wintel Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) SCOM
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) LTE
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) 3G
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) 2G
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Linux

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) 2G
2 1 (20.00%) 3G
2 1 (20.00%) 4G
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) LTE
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow