The median contractor rate for a Wintel Systems Engineer was £323 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wintel System Engineer
UK
Rank 594 636 613
Rank change year-on-year +42 -23  
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Systems Engineer 2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.011% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.012% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Median daily rate £323 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.37% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
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 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £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 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Wintel Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Systems Engineer in the UK

Wintel Systems Engineer
Top 7 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 3 months to 24 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 2 £323 -19.37%
Barnsley - 1 - -
Doncaster - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
London - 1 £323 -

Wintel Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Intel Security
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (22.22%) OneDrive
6 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
6 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (22.22%) Office 365
6 2 (22.22%) Lumension
6 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) vSphere
6 2 (22.22%) MCITP
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
6 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
6 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) Dell
6 2 (22.22%) EMC

Wintel Systems 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
1 2 (22.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MSI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Intel Security
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) Lumension
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
5 1 (11.11%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic