Period
to 18 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Wintel Engineer was £358 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 October 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 334 333 318
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 27 43 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.27% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 44
South East median daily rate £358 £328 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.08% -3.60% +7.09%
10th Percentile £299 £293 £289
90th Percentile £500 £384 £438
England median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year +7.35% +0.74% -2.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median hourly rate - £44.50 -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year +14.29% +21.08% -28.94%

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 15369 16078 18359
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 94.40% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9121 9633 10785
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £243 £230 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 631 792 902
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +6.23% +11.78%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.26
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £45.95
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year +1.08% +4.11% +7.31%

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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 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
Hampshire +7 11 £438 +40.16% 1
Surrey +1 7 £350 +1.82%
Thames Valley -2 7 £350 -13.04% 1
Berkshire +20 6 £375 +15.21%
Oxfordshire +10 1 £250 -33.33% 1
West Sussex +6 1 - -
Kent - 1 £338 -
Wintel Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 South East region featuring Wintel Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) VMware
3 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
3 17 (62.96%) Windows Server
4 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
7 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
8 7 (25.93%) vSphere
8 7 (25.93%) Citrix
8 7 (25.93%) DNS
8 7 (25.93%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (22.22%) XenApp
10 5 (18.52%) Finance
10 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.81%) McAfee
11 4 (14.81%) DHCP
11 4 (14.81%) HP
11 4 (14.81%) Linux
11 4 (14.81%) SQL
11 4 (14.81%) Firewall
11 4 (14.81%) SCCM
11 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
11 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared
11 4 (14.81%) Office 365
11 4 (14.81%) Lumension
12 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
12 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista

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 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) DHCP
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) ADSL
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) PBX
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) Skype
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (14.81%) Linux
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
8 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (3.70%) Break/Fix
1 1 (3.70%) Change Management
1 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
1 1 (3.70%) Logistics
1 1 (3.70%) Migration
1 1 (3.70%) Operations Management
1 1 (3.70%) Server Building
1 1 (3.70%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (25.93%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (25.93%) vSphere
4 6 (22.22%) XenApp
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.70%) VMware NSX
5 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.70%) PowerCLI
2 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (25.93%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) Lumension
3 4 (14.81%) McAfee
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.41%) Sophos
6 1 (3.70%) Intel
6 1 (3.70%) Veeam
6 1 (3.70%) Veritas