Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Wintel Administrator was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 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 Administrator
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 876 869 864
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Administrator 20 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.016% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.017% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 20
UK median daily rate £350 £289 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.11% +2.76% +22.28%
10th Percentile £273 £200 £220
90th Percentile £373 £369 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £275 £245
% change year-on-year +27.27% +12.24% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
UK median hourly rate £13.75 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.89% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year -50.89% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Wintel Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Administrator in the UK

Wintel Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Administrator in the UK

Wintel Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wintel Administrator over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wintel Administrator in the UK

Wintel Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Administrator in the UK

Wintel Administrator
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Administrator within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
UK excluding London +38 18 £350 +27.27%
England -8 15 £350 +21.11%
South East +5 8 £338 +68.75%
Northern Ireland - 5 £324 -
Midlands - 5 £365 -
East Midlands - 3 £350 -
London -11 2 £333 +15.05%
West Midlands - 2 £365 -

Wintel Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Wintel Administrator 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 featuring Wintel Administrator in the job title.

1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (45.00%) SAN
5 8 (40.00%) Citrix
6 7 (35.00%) HP
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (35.00%) NAS
7 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (25.00%) PKI
8 5 (25.00%) SCOM
8 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (25.00%) IBM Notes
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (25.00%) Avaya
8 5 (25.00%) Lotus
8 5 (25.00%) Change Management
8 5 (25.00%) Avaya Modular Messaging
8 5 (25.00%) ServiceNow
8 5 (25.00%) NICE Systems
8 5 (25.00%) Skype for Business
8 5 (25.00%) CyberTech
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

Wintel Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) SAN
2 7 (35.00%) NAS
3 5 (25.00%) Avaya Modular Messaging
3 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) VPN
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Legal
1 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (25.00%) PKI
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) FMCG
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Change Management
2 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Logistics
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) VCP5
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCOM
2 4 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (15.00%) AirWatch
4 2 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Citrix
3 7 (35.00%) HP
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) Avaya
5 5 (25.00%) CyberTech
5 5 (25.00%) Lotus
5 5 (25.00%) NICE Systems
5 5 (25.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) Kaspersky
6 2 (10.00%) Proofpoint
7 1 (5.00%) F5
7 1 (5.00%) Remedy
7 1 (5.00%) Veeam