Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Wintel Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 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 Analyst
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 848 877 849
Rank change year-on-year +29 -28 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Analyst 27 19 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.018% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.019% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 36
UK median daily rate £350 £325 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.35% +22.27%
10th Percentile £160 £258 £238
90th Percentile £475 £464 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £275
% change year-on-year +3.85% +18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.00

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 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
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 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Wintel Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Analyst in the UK

Wintel Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Analyst in the UK

Wintel Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wintel Analyst over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wintel Analyst in the UK

Wintel Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Analyst in the UK

Wintel Analyst
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England +32 25 £350 +6.87%
UK excluding London +28 17 £338 +3.85%
London -23 10 £450 +63.64%
East of England - 5 £350 -
North of England +58 4 £375 +15.38%
Midlands +32 4 £365 -18.89%
North West +26 3 £375 -
West Midlands +30 2 £365 -18.89%
South West +8 2 £338 -25.00%
South East +6 2 £338 -
Scotland -7 2 £300 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

Wintel Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Wintel Analyst 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 Analyst in the job title.

1 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) VMware
3 16 (59.26%) Finance
4 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
6 12 (44.44%) Citrix
7 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
8 9 (33.33%) Office 365
9 8 (29.63%) Firewall
9 8 (29.63%) ITIL
10 7 (25.93%) VB
10 7 (25.93%) Web Services
10 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
11 6 (22.22%) VBScript
11 6 (22.22%) IIS
11 6 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (22.22%) NetApp
11 6 (22.22%) ITIL V3
11 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (18.52%) Line Management
12 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
12 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (18.52%) Cisco
12 5 (18.52%) SAN
12 5 (18.52%) .NET
12 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
12 5 (18.52%) Linux
13 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange

Wintel Analyst 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 6 (22.22%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Office 365
2 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) SAN
3 4 (14.81%) DHCP
3 4 (14.81%) DNS
4 3 (11.11%) BGP
4 3 (11.11%) Broadband
4 3 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (11.11%) HSRP
4 3 (11.11%) IPsec
4 3 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 3 (11.11%) Junos
4 3 (11.11%) NX-OS
4 3 (11.11%) OSPF
4 3 (11.11%) Skype
4 3 (11.11%) SNMP
4 3 (11.11%) SSL
4 3 (11.11%) VPN
4 3 (11.11%) VRRP
4 3 (11.11%) Wireless
4 3 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Web Services
2 5 (18.52%) .NET
3 3 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Clustering
1 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Unix
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 5 (18.52%) Line Management
3 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) IT Strategy
5 1 (3.70%) Logistics
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) MOF
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.70%) Server Building
5 1 (3.70%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
2 7 (25.93%) VB
3 6 (22.22%) VBScript
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.70%) ACSP
3 1 (3.70%) HP AIS
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (3.70%) VCP5
3 1 (3.70%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) COBIT
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (14.81%) vSphere
4 3 (11.11%) DFS Replication
4 3 (11.11%) NFS
5 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (11.11%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) VMware
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 12 (44.44%) Citrix
4 6 (22.22%) NetApp
5 5 (18.52%) Cisco
6 4 (14.81%) HP
7 3 (11.11%) Clearswift
7 3 (11.11%) Huawei
7 3 (11.11%) Juniper
7 3 (11.11%) McAfee
8 1 (3.70%) Apple
8 1 (3.70%) CommVault
8 1 (3.70%) Dell
8 1 (3.70%) Kaseya
8 1 (3.70%) Kaspersky
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.70%) Symantec