The median contractor rate for a Wintel Support Engineer was £263 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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 Support Engineer
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 628 615
Rank change year-on-year +44 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Support Engineer 3 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.045% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.048% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 11
Median daily rate £263 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.54% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £146 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £240 £275
% change year-on-year +9.37% -12.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +3.63%  

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 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
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 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £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 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Wintel Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Support Engineer in the UK

Wintel Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Support Engineer in the UK

Wintel Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Support Engineer in the UK

Wintel Support Engineer
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +29 2 £256 -6.81%
Newcastle upon Tyne +71 1 £263 +25.00%
Tyne and Wear +67 1 £263 +25.00%
North East +59 1 £263 +25.00%
South East +38 1 £250 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £325 -
Berkshire - 1 £250 -
Belfast - 1 £325 -
Reading - 1 £250 -
County Antrim - 1 £325 -

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Wintel Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) 4G
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Fintech
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) SCOM
5 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) LTE

Wintel Support 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 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 2G
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) 4G
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) LTE
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat