Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Wintel Engineer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 238 258
Rank change year-on-year -10 +20 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 3 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.042% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.12% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 17
City of London median daily rate £463 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.06% +3.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £381 £284 £281
90th Percentile £494 £544 £438
Central London median daily rate £463 £335 £348
% change year-on-year +38.06% -3.60% -4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
City of London median hourly rate - £14.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -41.05% -
Central London median hourly rate - £14.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - -41.05% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6729 6429 8864
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 95.57% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5318 5109 6969
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £270
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 79 129
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% -4.17% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.45 £10.40
90th Percentile £29.29 £47.83 £37.35
Central London median hourly rate £18.05 £17.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.66% -5.10% +10.23%

Wintel Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Engineer in the City of London

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Engineer in the City of London

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wintel Engineer in the City of London

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Engineer in the City of London

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 City of London region featuring Wintel Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) vRealize
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix