Period
to 15 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Wintel Engineer was £397 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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 > South East
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 350 344 334
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 36 20 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.13% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.13% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 51
South East median daily rate £397 £338 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.63% -1.89% +1.18%
10th Percentile £295 £250 £300
90th Percentile £465 £488 £438
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South East median hourly rate - - £44.50
England median hourly rate £52.50 £36.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% +28.57% +1.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,844 15,114 17,379
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.78% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,379 8,690 10,533
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +2.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £238
90th Percentile £580 £556 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 676 672 747
South East median hourly rate £18.95 £17.77 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.61% -9.38% +12.06%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.50 £10.33
90th Percentile £50.75 £47.50 £48.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.35%

Wintel Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Engineer in the South East

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Engineer in the South East

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wintel Engineer in the South East

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Engineer in the South East

Wintel Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. 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
Hampshire +8 25 £425 +6.25% 1
Thames Valley -13 7 £360 +20.00% 2
Berkshire -18 7 £360 +2.86%
Surrey -33 3 £349 +1.82% 1
Kent +17 1 - -
Wintel Engineer
England

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, Wintel Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region featuring Wintel Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 32 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 29 (80.56%) VMware
4 28 (77.78%) Windows Server
5 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
6 20 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
7 17 (47.22%) vSphere
8 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (41.67%) DNS
9 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (33.33%) Citrix
11 11 (30.56%) DHCP
11 11 (30.56%) SharePoint
11 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
11 11 (30.56%) McAfee
11 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
12 10 (27.78%) Office 365
12 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (25.00%) SCOM
13 9 (25.00%) PKI
13 9 (25.00%) WSUS
13 9 (25.00%) IIS
13 9 (25.00%) SAN
14 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (22.22%) Internet
14 8 (22.22%) Apache
14 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
14 8 (22.22%) Windows 7

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
1 11 (30.56%) SharePoint
2 9 (25.00%) IIS
3 8 (22.22%) Apache
4 7 (19.44%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (27.78%) Office 365
3 2 (5.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) DNS
2 11 (30.56%) DHCP
3 9 (25.00%) SAN
4 8 (22.22%) Internet
5 3 (8.33%) Firewall
6 2 (5.56%) LAN
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security
6 2 (5.56%) Skype
6 2 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) PKI
2 3 (8.33%) Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 28 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 7 (19.44%) Solaris
6 7 (19.44%) Unix
7 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.56%) AIX
8 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 8 (22.22%) Patch Management
2 7 (19.44%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
3 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
3 5 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Demand Management
4 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.56%) Change Management
5 2 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.56%) High Availability
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) NsoIT
5 2 (5.56%) Server Building
5 2 (5.56%) Server Patching
6 1 (2.78%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
2 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (19.44%) DV Cleared
5 6 (16.67%) MCSE
6 4 (11.11%) MCP
7 3 (8.33%) MCSA
8 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 32 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 20 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (47.22%) vSphere
4 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.78%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) SCOM
1 9 (25.00%) WSUS
2 7 (19.44%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (19.44%) SCCM
3 4 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (5.56%) AirWatch
5 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
5 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
5 2 (5.56%) vRealize
6 1 (2.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) VMware
2 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
3 12 (33.33%) Citrix
4 11 (30.56%) McAfee
5 4 (11.11%) Centrify
5 4 (11.11%) EMC
6 3 (8.33%) Veritas
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco
7 2 (5.56%) HP
7 2 (5.56%) Ivanti
7 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.56%) Veeam
8 1 (2.78%) CommVault
8 1 (2.78%) Forcepoint