Period
to 26 May 2019

The median contractor rate for a Wintel Engineer was £515 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 183 196
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 36 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.60% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 2
South West median daily rate £515 £294 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.32% -26.61% +42.95%
10th Percentile £363 £269 £360
90th Percentile £534 £323 £441
England median daily rate £405 £375 £336
% change year-on-year +8.00% +11.52% -3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.00 £52.50 £29.88
% change year-on-year -48.57% +75.73% -30.52%

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 5,701 4,852 5,018
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 95.21% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,665 2,915 3,203
South West median daily rate £430 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £225
90th Percentile £613 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 264 299
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £26.99 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.20% -28.97% +1.33%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.66 £11.87
90th Percentile £50.85 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.50 £18.51 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.38% -2.61% -2.39%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Gloucestershire - 21 £515 - 2
Wiltshire -34 15 £386 +31.49% 1
Wintel Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 35 (97.22%) Windows
2 30 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 30 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 27 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 23 (63.89%) DV Cleared
4 23 (63.89%) Hyper-V
5 22 (61.11%) SCCM
6 20 (55.56%) VMware
7 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (47.22%) Citrix
9 16 (44.44%) Windows 10
10 15 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
12 12 (33.33%) DNS
12 12 (33.33%) vSphere
13 11 (30.56%) SCOM
13 11 (30.56%) DHCP
13 11 (30.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
15 9 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
15 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (25.00%) ITIL
16 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
17 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (19.44%) SCVMM
17 7 (19.44%) Virtual Desktop
17 7 (19.44%) Service Management
17 7 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
18 6 (16.67%) ITSM
18 6 (16.67%) MCP

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 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.56%) Confluence
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) DNS
2 11 (30.56%) DHCP
3 6 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (5.56%) FTP
4 2 (5.56%) HTTP
4 2 (5.56%) Internet
4 2 (5.56%) SMTP
4 2 (5.56%) SSH
5 1 (2.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.56%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (97.22%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (44.44%) Windows 10
5 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) Solaris
7 1 (2.78%) Unix
7 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (25.00%) ITIL
3 7 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (19.44%) Service Management
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 6 (16.67%) ITSM
5 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 4 (11.11%) Information Security
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.33%) Antivirus Management
6 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Change Control
7 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps
7 2 (5.56%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) C#
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) Python
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 23 (63.89%) DV Cleared
3 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (16.67%) MCP
4 6 (16.67%) MCSA
4 6 (16.67%) MCSE
4 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (11.11%) Degree
6 3 (8.33%) CCNA
6 3 (8.33%) CCNP
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 23 (63.89%) Hyper-V
3 15 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (33.33%) vSphere
5 9 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (19.44%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (16.67%) XenDesktop
8 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (2.78%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
9 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (61.11%) SCCM
2 11 (30.56%) SCOM
3 7 (19.44%) SCVMM
4 4 (11.11%) WSUS
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (8.33%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.78%) Netcool
6 1 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (2.78%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.78%) SCSM
6 1 (2.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) VMware
2 17 (47.22%) Citrix
3 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco
4 3 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.78%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) Remedy
6 1 (2.78%) Veritas