The median contractor rate for a Wintel Support was £255 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 578 599
Rank change year-on-year +3 +21  
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Support 14 45 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.032% 0.092% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.097% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 21
Median daily rate £255 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.30% -11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £430 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £295 £275
% change year-on-year -13.55% +7.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 8
Median hourly rate £34.00 £28.00 £17.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +62.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £27.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £38.65 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% +75.00%  

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 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Wintel Support
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Wintel Support in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North East +53 9 £261 +24.40%
West Midlands +22 2 £250 -9.09%
South East +25 1 £250 -25.92% 2
North West +18 1 - -
London -9 1 £400 +42.22% 1
Wintel Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (46.43%) Windows
3 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (39.29%) ITIL
4 11 (39.29%) VMware
5 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
6 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
7 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (21.43%) Citrix
8 6 (21.43%) Linux
8 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (17.86%) vSphere
9 5 (17.86%) IIS
10 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
10 4 (14.29%) NetApp
10 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
11 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (10.71%) Firewall
11 3 (10.71%) VBScript
11 3 (10.71%) SAN
11 3 (10.71%) HP
11 3 (10.71%) DNS
11 3 (10.71%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (10.71%) Server Virtualisation
11 3 (10.71%) SCCM
12 2 (7.14%) Office 365

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
1 3 (10.71%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) 2G
3 1 (3.57%) 3G
3 1 (3.57%) 4G
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) LTE
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Online Betting
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 6 (21.43%) Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 3 (10.71%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) IT Strategy
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Server Building
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) VBScript
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) MCSA
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.57%) ACSP
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) HP AIS
5 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PMO
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.86%) vSphere
4 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.57%) UAG
6 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Control-M
3 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) NetApp
5 3 (10.71%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) SAP
7 1 (3.57%) Apple
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco
7 1 (3.57%) Computacenter
7 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) Remedy
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec