Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Wintel Engineer was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 25 July 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 Engineer
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 90 102
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Wintel Engineer 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.23% 0.49% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.50% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Wales median daily rate £225 £400 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.75% -19.19% +32.00%
UK median daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year +6.99% +0.74% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +25.22% +4.55% +71.88%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1240 1207 1581
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.35% 97.97% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 784 1012
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £210 £185
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 84 88
Wales median hourly rate £21.13 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.29% +14.81% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.13 £9.93
90th Percentile £77.50 £67.05 £22.53
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Wintel Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Wintel Engineer in Wales

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wintel Engineer in Wales

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer in Wales over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wintel Engineer in Wales

Wintel Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wintel Engineer in Wales

Wintel Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wintel Engineer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
South Wales -1 3 £225 -43.75%
Wintel Engineer
UK

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, Wintel 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 across the Wales region featuring Wintel Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Wintel Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) arcserve
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
1 1 (33.33%) Sophos
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) VMware