The median contractor rate for a Wintel Specialist was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wintel Specialist
England / South East
Rank 239 249 260
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11  
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Specialist 8 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.18% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.18% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 5
Median daily rate £438 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +10.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +12.90% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 7239 8654 9158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.09% 94.90% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4089 5298 4876
Median daily rate £401 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.35% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 378 441
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.21 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.38% +9.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Wintel Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Specialist in the South East

Wintel Specialist
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 Specialist in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Specialist in the South East

Wintel Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wintel Specialist in the South East over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wintel Specialist in the South East

Wintel Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Specialist in the South East

Wintel Specialist
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 Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 March 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 +17 4 £438 +26.08%
Buckinghamshire -9 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Wintel Specialist
England

Wintel Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Wintel Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) vSphere
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) VBScript
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco
7 3 (25.00%) MCSE
7 3 (25.00%) NetApp
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (25.00%) Skype
8 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
8 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (16.67%) Nimsoft
8 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX

Wintel Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) Skype
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Unix
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (16.67%) MCITP
3 2 (16.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 2 (16.67%) Nimsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Veritas
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec