Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Wintel Systems 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 System Engineer
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 870 882 878
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Systems Engineer 9 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.006% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 5
UK median daily rate £365 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.67% -4.76% -11.27%
10th Percentile £316 £207 £282
90th Percentile £515 £358 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £275 £300
% change year-on-year +32.73% -8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £21.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.53

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 Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Systems Engineer in the UK

Wintel Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Systems Engineer in the UK

Wintel Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wintel Systems Engineer over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wintel Systems Engineer in the UK

Wintel Systems Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Systems Engineer in the UK

Wintel Systems Engineer
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Systems 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
England +31 9 £365 +16.80%
London -14 5 £323 +7.50%
UK excluding London +38 4 £365 +32.73%
South East - 3 £500 -
Midlands +19 1 £365 +4.29%
West Midlands - 1 £365 -

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Wintel Systems 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 Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) SCOM
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Office 365
6 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (33.33%) SAN
6 3 (33.33%) McAfee
6 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) MCITP
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) Retail
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (22.22%) Migration
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
7 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) MSI
7 2 (22.22%) EMC
7 2 (22.22%) DHCP
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) Lumension

Wintel Systems 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 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) FTP
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (11.11%) Skype
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MSI
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCITP
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (22.22%) vSphere
5 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) OfficeScan
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (11.11%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (11.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) McAfee
3 2 (22.22%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) EqualLogic
3 2 (22.22%) Lumension
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Altiris
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Kaspersky
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Proofpoint
4 1 (11.11%) RightFax
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas