The median contractor rate for a Wintel Server Engineer was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 April 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 Server Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 259 259
Rank change year-on-year +11 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Server Engineer 3 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.037% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 7
Median daily rate £330 £425 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.35% +46.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £430 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £365 £290
% change year-on-year -9.58% +25.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £44.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 7595 9302 9649
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 93.89% 95.51% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 5717 5276
Median daily rate £401 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 376 474
Median hourly rate £17.59 £17.95 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -3.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £11.29 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Wintel Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Server Engineer in the South East

Wintel Server 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 Server Engineer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Server Engineer in the South East

Wintel Server 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 Server Engineer in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Server Engineer in the South East

Wintel Server 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 Server Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 April 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 +14 2 £335 +27.61%
Berkshire +26 1 £250 -
Wintel Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, Wintel Server 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 Server Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
4 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
5 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
6 9 (56.25%) ITIL
7 8 (50.00%) VMware ESX
7 8 (50.00%) vSphere
8 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
8 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
9 6 (37.50%) Cisco
9 6 (37.50%) MCSA
9 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
9 6 (37.50%) VoIP
9 6 (37.50%) VBScript
9 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
9 6 (37.50%) XML
9 6 (37.50%) SAN
9 6 (37.50%) NetApp
9 6 (37.50%) Firewall
9 6 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (37.50%) Skype for Business
9 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (37.50%) MCITP
9 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012

Wintel Server 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 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 6 (37.50%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
1 6 (37.50%) SAN
1 6 (37.50%) Skype
1 6 (37.50%) VoIP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) 2G
3 1 (6.25%) 3G
3 1 (6.25%) 4G
3 1 (6.25%) LTE
3 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Unix
7 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (18.75%) High Availability
3 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
2 6 (37.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (37.50%) MCITP
4 6 (37.50%) MCSA
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) MCTS
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 8 (50.00%) vSphere
3 6 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) NetApp
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat