Period
to 16 November 2019

The median contractor rate for a Wintel Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

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 West
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 206 203
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 37 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.58% 0.33% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.35% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 1
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +20.97% -22.50%
10th Percentile £349 £195 £305
90th Percentile £537 £402 £315
England median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year +47.37% -25.78% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 6,109 5,990 5,406
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 95.03% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,890 3,759 3,380
South West median daily rate £430 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £210
90th Percentile £613 £575 £538
England median daily rate £470 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 276 253
South West median hourly rate £40.75 £38.14 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.84% +17.36% +30.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.94 £11.37
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.47 £18.32 £18.70
% change year-on-year +6.28% -2.06% +3.89%

Wintel Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Wintel Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Engineer in the South West

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wintel Engineer in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Engineer in the South West

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wintel Engineer in the South West

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Engineer in the South West

Wintel Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 16 November 2019. 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
Wiltshire +1 21 £425 +13.33% 1
Gloucestershire +2 11 £515 +80.70%
Bristol +5 3 £325 +8.33%
Devon - 1 £375 -
Dorset - 1 £329 -
Wintel Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 West region featuring Wintel Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 31 (83.78%) Security Cleared
3 30 (81.08%) Active Directory
4 26 (70.27%) Windows Server
5 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
6 19 (51.35%) DV Cleared
7 18 (48.65%) SC Cleared
8 15 (40.54%) SCCM
8 15 (40.54%) Windows 10
8 15 (40.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 14 (37.84%) VMware
10 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (35.14%) Hyper-V
11 12 (32.43%) DNS
11 12 (32.43%) DHCP
12 11 (29.73%) SCOM
13 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
13 10 (27.03%) ITIL
14 9 (24.32%) Citrix
15 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Office
15 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
16 7 (18.92%) SCVMM
16 7 (18.92%) MCP
16 7 (18.92%) MCSE
16 7 (18.92%) MCSA
16 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (18.92%) Service Management
16 7 (18.92%) Virtual Machines
17 6 (16.22%) Preventative Maintenance

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (27.03%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) Confluence
3 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Azure
2 4 (10.81%) Office 365
3 2 (5.41%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) DHCP
1 12 (32.43%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (10.81%) Skype
3 3 (8.11%) SAN
4 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.70%) SMTP
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.70%) TestRail
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (5.41%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 26 (70.27%) Windows Server
3 15 (40.54%) Windows 10
4 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.70%) Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (27.03%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) Service Management
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3
4 6 (16.22%) ITSM
4 6 (16.22%) Preventative Maintenance
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.41%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) NsoIT
6 2 (5.41%) Scrum
6 2 (5.41%) System Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Critical Thinking
7 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.70%) DevSecOps
7 1 (2.70%) Kanban
7 1 (2.70%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (83.78%) Security Cleared
2 19 (51.35%) DV Cleared
3 18 (48.65%) SC Cleared
4 7 (18.92%) MCP
4 7 (18.92%) MCSA
4 7 (18.92%) MCSE
4 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (8.11%) CCNA
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.41%) CCNP
7 1 (2.70%) CCA
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.70%) Degree
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 30 (81.08%) Active Directory
2 13 (35.14%) Hyper-V
3 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (18.92%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (13.51%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (13.51%) XenDesktop
6 4 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (8.11%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (8.11%) vSphere
8 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.70%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) SCCM
2 11 (29.73%) SCOM
3 7 (18.92%) SCVMM
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (5.41%) WSUS
5 1 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.70%) SCSM
5 1 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.70%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) VMware
3 9 (24.32%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Splunk