The median contractor rate for a Wintel Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wintel Engineer
England / London
Rank 379 380 370
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 21 48 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 28
Median daily rate £375 £419 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.44% -0.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £539 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £353 £334
% change year-on-year -9.21% +5.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £45.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year -47.22% +133.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18463 20944 19902
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 94.98% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13124 15012 13730
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 285 369
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Wintel Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Wintel Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Engineer in London

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Engineer in London

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wintel Engineer in London

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Engineer in London

Wintel Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
City of London +7 8 £405 -16.92% 2
Wintel Engineer
England

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Wintel 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 London region featuring Wintel Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (74.42%) Windows
2 25 (58.14%) Active Directory
2 25 (58.14%) VMware
3 21 (48.84%) Windows Server
4 20 (46.51%) PowerShell
5 18 (41.86%) Citrix
6 15 (34.88%) Finance
7 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (27.91%) Cisco
9 11 (25.58%) Migration
9 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
10 10 (23.26%) IIS
11 9 (20.93%) ITIL
11 9 (20.93%) SCCM
12 8 (18.60%) Banking
12 8 (18.60%) VB
12 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
12 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
13 7 (16.28%) HP
13 7 (16.28%) DNS
13 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (13.95%) High Availability
14 6 (13.95%) DV Cleared
14 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
14 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
14 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (13.95%) SAN
15 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Clustering

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 10 (23.26%) IIS
2 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
3 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) DNS
2 6 (13.95%) SAN
2 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.30%) DHCP
3 4 (9.30%) Firewall
3 4 (9.30%) NAS
3 4 (9.30%) NetScaler
3 4 (9.30%) VPN
4 3 (6.98%) WAN
5 2 (4.65%) VLAN
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) MSI
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Publishing
4 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Clustering
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.65%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.33%) Fintech
5 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Windows
2 21 (48.84%) Windows Server
3 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.30%) Unix
7 2 (4.65%) Linux
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Migration
2 9 (20.93%) ITIL
3 6 (13.95%) High Availability
4 5 (11.63%) Change Management
5 4 (9.30%) DevOps
5 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.98%) Server Building
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.65%) Network Design
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Security Hardening
7 2 (4.65%) Validation
7 2 (4.65%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (2.33%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (2.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) PowerShell
2 8 (18.60%) VB
3 4 (9.30%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) VBScript
4 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) DV Cleared
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.98%) HNC
2 3 (6.98%) MCITP
2 3 (6.98%) MCSE
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.65%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (58.14%) Active Directory
2 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.63%) VMware ESX
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.65%) XenApp
6 1 (2.33%) vCloud
6 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.33%) vSphere
6 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) SCCM
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.65%) Puppet
3 2 (4.65%) SCOM
4 1 (2.33%) Ansible
4 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.33%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) VMware
2 18 (41.86%) Citrix
3 12 (27.91%) Cisco
4 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.28%) HP
6 5 (11.63%) Dell
6 5 (11.63%) EMC
7 3 (6.98%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.65%) NetApp
9 1 (2.33%) Altiris
9 1 (2.33%) AppSense
9 1 (2.33%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (2.33%) EqualLogic
9 1 (2.33%) Hitachi
9 1 (2.33%) Symantec
9 1 (2.33%) Veritas
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