Period
to 23 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Wintel Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 - 103
Rank change year-on-year - +103 -
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.039% - 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% - 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £325 - £300
Scotland median daily rate £325 £263 £320
% change year-on-year +23.81% -17.97% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £40.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,394 2,732 1,674
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.40% 96.16% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,296 1,630 1,036
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £239 £263 £232
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 22 37
Edinburgh median hourly rate £27.75 £21.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% +7.69% +2.52%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.53 £13.23
90th Percentile £46.63 £48.13 £52.07
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.26% +14.71% -24.44%

Wintel Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Engineer in Edinburgh

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Engineer in Edinburgh

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Engineer in Edinburgh

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, Wintel Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Wintel Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware