I would try Gdal 2.1, does someone knows if it is available for windows ? For example I would try those WMTS features : http://www.gdal.org/frmt_wmts.html
There is a GDAL 2.1.0 development version available at http://www.gisinternals.com/development.php
If you carefully look for the compiling date, you see that the MSVC 2008 and 2010 builds are the newest ones. If you follow the information link of those , you see
The compiled GDAL reports the following version information. (gdalinfo --version) GDAL 2.1.0dev, released 2015/99/99
Tamas Szekeres maintains GDAL development packages which are compiled daily based on the current GDAL development sourcecode. The current dev release is
These are mainly for testing purposes and might not work as expected, but your mileage may vary.