The median contractor rate for a Wintel Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Engineer
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 136 137
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £310 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.89% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +27.43% +2.72%  

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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2623 2861 2952
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.80% 95.49% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5301 6431 6439
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £561 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 434 790
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.63 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £44.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Wintel 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 West region featuring Wintel Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Netcool
3 4 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) Change Control
3 4 (50.00%) Demand Management
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) Live Communications Server

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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MS Access
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Change Control
1 4 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (50.00%) Netcool
1 4 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (25.00%) Unicenter
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Veritas
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) Meridio
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) AppSense
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) SAP