Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Wintel Specialist was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 July 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 Specialist
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 801 840 829
Rank change year-on-year +39 -11 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Specialist 9 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.030% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.031% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 18
England median daily rate £388 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.32% +15.71% +11.11%
10th Percentile £347 £332 £243
90th Percentile £431 £445 £441
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82960 96520 97420
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.12% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 54133 63600 61416
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £259 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £428 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2653 2812 3806
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.50 £10.38
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Wintel Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Specialist in England

Wintel Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Specialist in England

Wintel Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Specialist in England

Wintel Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 6 months to 23 July 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 +16 4 £340 -17.07%
London +16 3 £388 -14.84%
North of England +57 1 - -
North West +38 1 - -
South West +4 1 £438 -
Wintel Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Wintel Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) MCSE
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (33.33%) Office 365
6 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
6 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (22.22%) vSphere
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Clustering
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (22.22%) MCITP

Wintel Specialist 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 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (11.11%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
4 2 (22.22%) Windows NT
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) MCITP
3 2 (22.22%) MCSA
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (11.11%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) UAG
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas