Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Wintel Engineer was £376 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 348 352 334
Rank change year-on-year +4 -18 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 41 27 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 33
South East median daily rate £376 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.33% +13.64% -2.22%
10th Percentile £299 £306 £292
90th Percentile £476 £500 £375
England median daily rate £378 £365 £343
% change year-on-year +3.49% +6.57% +1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £23.75 £32.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year -25.78% +15.32% +23.33%

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 16,055 15,839 15,249
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 94.50% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,657 9,414 9,070
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £256 £238 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £459 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 618 624 780
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £49.46
England median hourly rate £18.12 £18.70 £18.38
% change year-on-year -3.13% +1.77% +2.08%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -4 26 £376 -19.78%
Thames Valley +26 10 £375 -6.25%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £375 -
Berkshire -6 4 £360 -10.00%
Surrey -25 2 £361 -2.36%
East Sussex - 2 £425 -
West Sussex -10 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £475 -
Wintel Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 37 (90.24%) Active Directory
2 36 (87.80%) Windows
3 33 (80.49%) VMware
4 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
4 27 (65.85%) Windows Server
5 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (46.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (39.02%) DNS
8 15 (36.59%) Citrix
8 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
9 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (29.27%) DV Cleared
11 11 (26.83%) DHCP
12 9 (21.95%) IIS
12 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
13 8 (19.51%) SCCM
13 8 (19.51%) SCOM
13 8 (19.51%) vSphere
13 8 (19.51%) ITIL
13 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (19.51%) SAN
13 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
14 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
14 7 (17.07%) HP
15 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
15 6 (14.63%) Internet
15 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
15 6 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (14.63%) Office 365

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 9 (21.95%) IIS
2 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
3 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
4 5 (12.20%) Apache
4 5 (12.20%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.44%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (14.63%) Office 365
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) DNS
2 11 (26.83%) DHCP
3 8 (19.51%) SAN
4 6 (14.63%) Internet
5 3 (7.32%) Firewall
5 3 (7.32%) LAN
5 3 (7.32%) WAN
6 2 (4.88%) VoIP
7 1 (2.44%) Network Security
7 1 (2.44%) Skype
7 1 (2.44%) SNMP
7 1 (2.44%) SSL
7 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.44%) MS Access
General
1 3 (7.32%) Military
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) COM
2 1 (2.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) PKI
2 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.76%) Clustering
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (87.80%) Windows
2 27 (65.85%) Windows Server
3 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.76%) Unix
6 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.32%) Solaris
7 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.44%) AIX
9 1 (2.44%) Linux
9 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
3 6 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Change Management
5 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.76%) NsoIT
5 4 (9.76%) Patch Management
5 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.32%) Demand Management
6 3 (7.32%) Fault Management
6 3 (7.32%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.88%) High Availability
7 2 (4.88%) Server Building
7 2 (4.88%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.32%) C
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
2 12 (29.27%) DV Cleared
3 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
5 5 (12.20%) MCSA
6 4 (9.76%) MCSE
7 3 (7.32%) MCP
8 2 (4.88%) CCNA
8 2 (4.88%) CCNP
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (90.24%) Active Directory
2 19 (46.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.51%) vSphere
4 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.88%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (4.88%) ISA Server
6 2 (4.88%) UAG
7 1 (2.44%) Firmware
7 1 (2.44%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCCM
1 8 (19.51%) SCOM
2 6 (14.63%) WSUS
3 3 (7.32%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (7.32%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (4.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Netcool
5 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.44%) Unicenter
5 1 (2.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (80.49%) VMware
2 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
3 15 (36.59%) Citrix
4 7 (17.07%) HP
5 5 (12.20%) Veritas
6 4 (9.76%) EMC
6 4 (9.76%) McAfee
6 4 (9.76%) Remedy
7 3 (7.32%) Centrify
8 2 (4.88%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco
8 2 (4.88%) Forcepoint
8 2 (4.88%) Ivanti
8 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.44%) Computacenter
9 1 (2.44%) Meridio
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) Veeam