Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Wintel Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 25 July 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 179 181
Rank change year-on-year +16 +2 -53
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 4 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.095% 0.58% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.62% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 15
Scotland median daily rate £325 £315 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.17% +2.44% -5.38%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £229
90th Percentile £428 £415 £373
UK median daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year +6.99% +0.74% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Scotland median hourly rate - £40.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +24.62% -
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +25.22% +4.55% +71.88%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4008 5151 5984
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.07% 93.71% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2329 2915 3118
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £225 £230 £225
90th Percentile £525 £513 £488
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 103 169
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.87 £43.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Wintel Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Engineer in Scotland

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Engineer in Scotland

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wintel Engineer in Scotland

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Engineer in Scotland

Wintel Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Renfrewshire +28 3 £325 +3.83%
Edinburgh +23 1 - -
Wintel Engineer
UK

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Scotland region featuring Wintel Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VBScript
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft