Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Wintel Support was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 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 Support
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 834 828 811
Rank change year-on-year -6 -17 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Support 21 43 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.044% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.047% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 31
England median daily rate £365 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.31% - +38.30%
10th Percentile £128 £204 £231
90th Percentile £475 £475 £385
UK median daily rate £365 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +12.31% - +19.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 8
England median hourly rate £33.00 £28.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +36.59% -31.67%
10th Percentile £32.00 £22.00 £15.50
90th Percentile £35.40 £28.50 £24.50
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £28.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +17.86% +36.59% -28.70%

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 89873 92200 98570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59900 60696 63752
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2662 2972 3818
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

Wintel Support
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Support in England

Wintel Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Support in England

Wintel Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wintel Support in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wintel Support in England

Wintel Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Support in England

Wintel Support
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 Support within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
London -25 10 £450 +66.67%
North of England +39 6 £263 -14.63%
North East +52 5 £263 +16.67%
Midlands +24 5 £365 -18.89%
East Midlands - 3 £350 -
West Midlands +23 2 £365 -18.89%
North West +22 1 - -
Wintel Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Wintel Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) VMware
4 10 (47.62%) ITIL
5 9 (42.86%) Finance
6 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 8 (38.10%) Office 365
7 7 (33.33%) Citrix
7 7 (33.33%) Web Services
7 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 6 (28.57%) VBScript
8 6 (28.57%) VB
8 6 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
10 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
11 3 (14.29%) Wireless
11 3 (14.29%) Cisco
11 3 (14.29%) Broadband
12 2 (9.52%) SCCM
12 2 (9.52%) vSphere
12 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
12 2 (9.52%) LAN
12 2 (9.52%) WAN
12 2 (9.52%) DHCP
12 2 (9.52%) MCSA

Wintel Support 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Office 365
2 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Broadband
1 3 (14.29%) Wireless
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 2 (9.52%) Logistics
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) IT Strategy
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Server Building
4 1 (4.76%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (28.57%) VB
2 6 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) MCSA
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) ACSP
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) HP AIS
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) Kaspersky
6 1 (4.76%) Apple
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Kaseya
6 1 (4.76%) Proofpoint
6 1 (4.76%) Qualys
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) SAP