The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Help Desk Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Engineer
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £110 £135
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-32.35% -
Help Desk Engineer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
244 421 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.79% 98.59% 98.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 335 291
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £20.00 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Help Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured Help Desk Engineer in the job title.

Help Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Help Desk Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Help Desk Engineer across the Cardiff region.

Help Desk Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff