Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Wintel Support Engineer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 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 Support Engineer
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 871 871 858
Rank change year-on-year 0 -13 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Support Engineer 8 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.016% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.017% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 14
UK median daily rate £365 £264 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.39% -12.45% +11.57%
10th Percentile £291 £191 £233
90th Percentile £373 £453 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £308 £285
% change year-on-year +18.70% +7.89% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £28.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.27% +34.52% -34.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +12.28% +39.02% -36.12%

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 96939 98568 108531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63924 64295 69051
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 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2896 3271 4142
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 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Wintel Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 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 6 months to 20 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
UK excluding London +35 8 £365 +18.70%
England +17 6 £365 +52.08%
Midlands - 4 £365 -
North East +57 2 £263 +16.67%
North of England +54 2 £263 +16.67%
West Midlands - 2 £365 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Wales +12 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £325 -

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Logistics
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Kaspersky
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
5 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers

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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CGI
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Kaspersky
3 1 (12.50%) arcserve
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Kaseya
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) Proofpoint
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec