The median contractor rate for a Wintel Analyst was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies 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 Analyst
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 638 618
Rank change year-on-year +37 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Analyst 9 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.024% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.025% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 16
Median daily rate £369 £328 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.59% -3.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £231 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £391 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £15.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98420 117801 120925
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4481 5171 7481
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 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 5 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +35 9 £369 +12.59% 1
UK excluding London +35 8 £375 +15.38% 1
North of England +61 6 £394 +21.15%
South East +24 2 £363 -12.12% 1
London +11 1 £300 -9.09%

Wintel Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Windows Server
3 18 (62.07%) PowerShell
4 15 (51.72%) VMware
5 14 (48.28%) Linux
6 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (34.48%) Firewall
7 10 (34.48%) IIS
7 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
8 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
9 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
10 7 (24.14%) DNS
10 7 (24.14%) Citrix
10 7 (24.14%) Finance
10 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (20.69%) Business Continuity
11 6 (20.69%) DHCP
11 6 (20.69%) SQL
11 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
11 6 (20.69%) VBScript
11 6 (20.69%) TeamCity
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (17.24%) vSphere
12 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (17.24%) VB

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 10 (34.48%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.90%) IBM Domino
3 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) DNS
3 6 (20.69%) DHCP
4 5 (17.24%) FTP
5 4 (13.79%) LAN
5 4 (13.79%) WAN
6 3 (10.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) TeamCity
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Back Office
3 4 (13.79%) Front Office
4 3 (10.34%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Online Betting
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Windows Server
3 14 (48.28%) Linux
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (17.24%) Unix
8 3 (10.34%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Business Continuity
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.34%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (6.90%) Change Control
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Server Building
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) IT Strategy
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
2 6 (20.69%) VBScript
3 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
3 5 (17.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (17.24%) MCSA
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.79%) CCNA
3 4 (13.79%) CCNP
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) ACSP
5 1 (3.45%) HP AIS
5 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
3 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
4 5 (17.24%) vSphere
5 4 (13.79%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (13.79%) ISA Server
5 4 (13.79%) UAG
5 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (13.79%) XenApp
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Control-M
1 4 (13.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) VMware
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco
4 4 (13.79%) Forcepoint
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 4 (13.79%) Symantec
5 3 (10.34%) NetApp
5 3 (10.34%) Remedy
6 2 (6.90%) Computacenter
6 2 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Lotus
7 1 (3.45%) Apple
7 1 (3.45%) CommVault
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Intel
7 1 (3.45%) McAfee
7 1 (3.45%) Veritas