The median contractor rate for a Wintel Engineer was £190 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 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.

Wintel Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 - 73
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.30% - 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £190 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £353 £325
% change year-on-year -9.21% +8.46%  
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 616 931 960
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 93.76% 92.09% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 506 521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.70% +102.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Wintel Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Engineer in Reading

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Engineer in Reading

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Engineer in Reading

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region featuring Wintel Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (50.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) BitLocker
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (50.00%) VMware