The median contractor rate for a Wintel Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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 Engineer
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 387 399 385
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 31 25 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 38
Median daily rate £475 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.18% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £452 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £323
% change year-on-year +3.46% +0.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +27.43% +2.72%  

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 19415 20367 22175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13846 14783 15457
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 225 377
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -5.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 25 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
City of London +4 4 £463 +39.09% 1
Wintel Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 42 (80.77%) Windows
2 32 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 30 (57.69%) VMware
4 29 (55.77%) Active Directory
5 24 (46.15%) PowerShell
6 21 (40.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (38.46%) Citrix
8 19 (36.54%) Finance
8 19 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (34.62%) Banking
10 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
11 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (21.15%) Data Centre
13 10 (19.23%) Hyper-V
13 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (19.23%) ITIL
14 9 (17.31%) Change Management
14 9 (17.31%) XenApp
14 9 (17.31%) XenDesktop
14 9 (17.31%) SCCM
14 9 (17.31%) Migration
15 8 (15.38%) Clustering
15 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
15 8 (15.38%) DNS
16 7 (13.46%) HP
16 7 (13.46%) IIS
16 7 (13.46%) Office 365
17 6 (11.54%) Investment Banking
17 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
17 6 (11.54%) Dell

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (13.46%) IIS
2 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.46%) Office 365
3 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.92%) G Suite
5 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) DNS
2 6 (11.54%) Firewall
3 5 (9.62%) SAN
4 3 (5.77%) DHCP
4 3 (5.77%) NetScaler
4 3 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.85%) VLAN
6 1 (1.92%) DMZ
6 1 (1.92%) Internet
6 1 (1.92%) LAN
6 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MSI
1 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 18 (34.62%) Banking
3 6 (11.54%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Back Office
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.92%) Advertising
6 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.92%) Publishing
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.77%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.38%) Clustering
3 4 (7.69%) Fintech
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (80.77%) Windows
2 32 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 21 (40.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.77%) Unix
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.92%) Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) ITIL
2 9 (17.31%) Change Management
2 9 (17.31%) Migration
3 6 (11.54%) DevOps
3 6 (11.54%) Server Building
4 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.69%) High Availability
5 4 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.77%) Application Packaging
6 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.77%) Open Source
6 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.77%) Project Management
6 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.77%) Security Hardening
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.85%) Release Management
8 1 (1.92%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.92%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (1.92%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.69%) SQL
3 3 (5.77%) C#
3 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.85%) VB
4 2 (3.85%) VBScript
5 1 (1.92%) C
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) HNC
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.92%) MCITP
System Software
1 29 (55.77%) Active Directory
2 19 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (19.23%) Hyper-V
4 9 (17.31%) XenApp
4 9 (17.31%) XenDesktop
5 5 (9.62%) vSphere
6 4 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (7.69%) SRDF
7 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.92%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) SCCM
2 5 (9.62%) Ansible
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (9.62%) PowerCLI
3 4 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.77%) Puppet
5 2 (3.85%) SCOM
5 2 (3.85%) vRealize
6 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 30 (57.69%) VMware
2 20 (38.46%) Citrix
3 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (13.46%) HP
5 6 (11.54%) Dell
5 6 (11.54%) EMC
6 4 (7.69%) AppSense
6 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.69%) Cisco
6 4 (7.69%) Juniper
6 4 (7.69%) Meraki
6 4 (7.69%) Veritas
7 3 (5.77%) IBM
8 2 (3.85%) PlateSpin
8 2 (3.85%) Symantec
9 1 (1.92%) Altiris
9 1 (1.92%) Apple
9 1 (1.92%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.92%) Google
9 1 (1.92%) hybris