The median contractor rate for a Wintel Engineer was £336 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 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 / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 246 209
Rank change year-on-year +7 -37  
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 11 25 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.28% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.29% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 37
Median daily rate £336 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.92% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £430 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £328 £323
% change year-on-year +2.67% +1.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £44.50 £44.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +26.31% +3.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7341 8574 8976
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.49% 95.03% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4284 5129 5122
Median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 385 429
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
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 the South East

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

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 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
Hampshire +1 4 £400 +21.21%
Surrey +3 3 £343 -2.14%
Berkshire - 2 £300 -
Oxfordshire -7 1 £250 -33.33% 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 22 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 South East region featuring Wintel Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (94.29%) Windows
2 27 (77.14%) Windows Server
3 25 (71.43%) VMware
4 23 (65.71%) Active Directory
4 23 (65.71%) PowerShell
5 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (54.29%) Security Cleared
8 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared
8 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
9 14 (40.00%) ITIL
10 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
10 13 (37.14%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (34.29%) VBScript
11 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (31.43%) Firewall
13 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (28.57%) Cisco
13 10 (28.57%) SAN
13 10 (28.57%) XML
13 10 (28.57%) MCSA
13 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
13 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
14 9 (25.71%) vSphere
14 9 (25.71%) Skype for Business
14 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (25.71%) Skype
15 8 (22.86%) NetApp
15 8 (22.86%) DNS

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 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (25.71%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) Firewall
2 10 (28.57%) SAN
3 9 (25.71%) Skype
4 8 (22.86%) DNS
5 7 (20.00%) VoIP
6 4 (11.43%) DHCP
7 3 (8.57%) LAN
7 3 (8.57%) WAN
8 1 (2.86%) 2G
8 1 (2.86%) 3G
8 1 (2.86%) 4G
8 1 (2.86%) ADSL
8 1 (2.86%) IPsec
8 1 (2.86%) LTE
8 1 (2.86%) NAS
8 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.86%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Military
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 33 (94.29%) Windows
2 27 (77.14%) Windows Server
3 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.57%) Linux
6 3 (8.57%) Unix
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (11.43%) Software Deployment
3 3 (8.57%) Change Management
3 3 (8.57%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (8.57%) Migration
3 3 (8.57%) Validation
4 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.71%) Server Building
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.86%) Break/Fix
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Logistics
5 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.86%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.86%) Presales
5 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.86%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (2.86%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.86%) Time Management
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) PowerShell
2 12 (34.29%) VBScript
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) Security Cleared
2 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (28.57%) MCSA
5 8 (22.86%) MCITP
6 4 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (11.43%) Degree
6 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
7 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (5.71%) CCNA
8 2 (5.71%) CCNP
8 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (5.71%) MCTS
9 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.86%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (65.71%) Active Directory
2 20 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (37.14%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (25.71%) vSphere
5 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.71%) XenApp
7 1 (2.86%) BitLocker
7 1 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.86%) UAG
7 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) vCenter Server
3 2 (5.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.86%) Netcool
4 1 (2.86%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.86%) SCOM
4 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) VMware
2 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 10 (28.57%) Cisco
4 8 (22.86%) NetApp
5 7 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (8.57%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) McAfee
7 2 (5.71%) Altiris
7 2 (5.71%) Forcepoint
7 2 (5.71%) Sophos
7 2 (5.71%) Veritas
8 1 (2.86%) Intel
8 1 (2.86%) Lumension
8 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.86%) Veeam