The median contractor rate for a Wintel Support Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wintel Support Engineer
UK
Rank 581 604 597
Rank change year-on-year +23 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Support Engineer 5 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.049% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.052% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 9
Median daily rate £300 £358 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.08% +5.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £220 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £385 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £250 £250
% change year-on-year -10.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +260.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +260.00%  

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 42134 50253 49507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.85% 95.17% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27277 32490 29886
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1476 1587 1956
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +6.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wintel Support Engineer over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wintel Support Engineer in the UK

Wintel Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Support Engineer in the UK

Wintel Support Engineer
Top 9 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 22 March 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 +30 5 £300 -20.00%
London +9 2 £375 -
Hampshire +16 1 - -
South East +5 1 - -
Essex - 1 £300 -
North West - 1 £150 -
East of England - 1 £300 -
Colchester - 1 £300 -
Manchester - 1 £150 -

Wintel Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) VBScript
4 2 (33.33%) VB
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (16.67%) Local Government
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business

Wintel Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) arcserve
3 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec