Period
to 22 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Wintel Infrastructure Engineer was £306 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 October 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 Infrastructure Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 822 814
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Infrastructure Engineer 18 32 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.020% 0.033% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.035% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 40
England median daily rate £306 £381 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.67% +12.96% +13.45%
10th Percentile £266 £304 £237
90th Percentile £413 £546 £403
UK median daily rate £306 £363 £338
% change year-on-year -15.52% +7.41% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
England median hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.16% - -
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year +51.16% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 86600 92614 98912
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.82% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 57457 61001 63929
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £591
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2543 2962 3826
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +4.11% +7.70%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.50 £44.13
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Infrastructure Engineer in England

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Infrastructure Engineer in England

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wintel Infrastructure Engineer in England over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wintel Infrastructure Engineer in England

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Infrastructure Engineer in England

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Infrastructure Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 22 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +18 7 £313 -10.71%
London +1 5 £300 -14.29%
Midlands +40 4 - -
East Midlands +3 4 - -
North of England +82 2 - - 1
North East +71 1 - -
North West +33 1 - -
Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, Wintel Infrastructure 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 England region featuring Wintel Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) DNS
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (22.22%) DHCP
8 4 (22.22%) SAN
8 4 (22.22%) Office 365
9 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (16.67%) vCenter Server
9 3 (16.67%) Citrix
9 3 (16.67%) Linux
9 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (11.11%) NetApp
10 2 (11.11%) Migration
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 2 (11.11%) PKI
10 2 (11.11%) ITIL
10 2 (11.11%) MCSE

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) ADSL
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) PBX
3 1 (5.56%) Skype
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL
1 2 (11.11%) Migration
1 2 (11.11%) Server Building
2 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
2 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCSA
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.11%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.56%) NFS
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) vCenter Server
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.56%) PowerCLI
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) NetApp
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) CommVault
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee
5 1 (5.56%) Mercator
5 1 (5.56%) Sophos
5 1 (5.56%) Veeam