The median contractor rate for a Wintel Server Engineer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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 Server Engineer
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 624 610
Rank change year-on-year +22 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Server Engineer 8 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.056% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.059% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 22
Median daily rate £338 £350 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +6.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £430 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -3.57% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 -

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 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
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 £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Wintel Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Wintel Server Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Server Engineer in the UK

Wintel Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Server Engineer in the UK

Wintel Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Server Engineer in the UK

Wintel Server Engineer
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Server Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +2 7 £338 -1.09%
South East +9 3 £250 -31.50%
North West +21 2 £351 -
Tyne and Wear +68 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne +68 1 - -
North East +67 1 - -
Scotland +34 1 - -
Yorkshire +31 1 £325 -
Edinburgh +22 1 - -
Surrey +7 1 £350 -
Berkshire - 1 £250 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £250 -
Reading - 1 £250 -
Oxford - 1 £250 -
Doncaster - 1 £325 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £325 -

Wintel Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Wintel Server 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 featuring Wintel Server Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (71.43%) Windows
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) DNS
4 6 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) NetApp
6 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (28.57%) DHCP
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (21.43%) Skype
7 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 3 (21.43%) vSphere
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) VBScript
7 3 (21.43%) VoIP

Wintel Server Engineer 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
4 3 (21.43%) SAN
4 3 (21.43%) Skype
4 3 (21.43%) VoIP
5 2 (14.29%) LDAP
6 1 (7.14%) 2G
6 1 (7.14%) 3G
6 1 (7.14%) 4G
6 1 (7.14%) ADSL
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) LTE
6 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
6 1 (7.14%) PBX
6 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Unix
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (14.29%) ITSM
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (21.43%) MCITP
4 3 (21.43%) MCSA
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (21.43%) vSphere
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
5 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Sophos
5 1 (7.14%) Veeam