Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Wintel Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 12 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 West
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 195 193
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 25 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.39% 0.071% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.075% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 9
South West median daily rate £375 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.97% -22.50% -
10th Percentile £195 £305 £243
90th Percentile £415 £315 £551
England median daily rate £378 £365 £343
% change year-on-year +3.42% +6.57% +1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West 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 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 6,160 5,334 5,367
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 95.03% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,944 3,347 3,512
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £251 £210 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 256 359
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +3.77% -11.67%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.19 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £46.55
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +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 12 December 2018.

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 12 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
Gloucestershire - 13 £375 - 2
Wiltshire -14 9 £375 - 2
Bristol -14 3 £300 -3.23%
Wintel Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 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 West region featuring Wintel Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (76.00%) Security Cleared
4 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
7 11 (44.00%) DV Cleared
7 11 (44.00%) DNS
8 10 (40.00%) DHCP
9 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
10 8 (32.00%) Incident Management
10 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
11 7 (28.00%) VMware
11 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
11 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 6 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
12 6 (24.00%) SCCM
12 6 (24.00%) SQL
12 6 (24.00%) Citrix
13 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (20.00%) SAN
13 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
13 5 (20.00%) IIS
13 5 (20.00%) MCSE
13 5 (20.00%) MCSA
13 5 (20.00%) Apache
13 5 (20.00%) Military
13 5 (20.00%) PKI

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 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 5 (20.00%) IIS
2 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) DNS
2 10 (40.00%) DHCP
3 5 (20.00%) Internet
3 5 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (12.00%) Skype
5 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MS Access
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (20.00%) Military
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (20.00%) PKI
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
2 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.00%) Solaris
5 4 (16.00%) Unix
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.00%) Demand Management
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (16.00%) ITSM
5 4 (16.00%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.00%) NsoIT
5 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (16.00%) Service Management
5 4 (16.00%) Software Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
7 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) MCSA
4 5 (20.00%) MCSE
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (12.00%) Degree
5 3 (12.00%) MCP
6 2 (8.00%) CCNA
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (20.00%) vSphere
4 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (12.00%) ISA Server
5 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 5 (20.00%) SCOM
3 3 (12.00%) SCVMM
3 3 (12.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (12.00%) WSUS
4 2 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (8.00%) Netcool
4 2 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (8.00%) Unicenter
4 2 (8.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Veritas
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) EMC
5 2 (8.00%) McAfee
5 2 (8.00%) Meridio
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) Remedy