The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Support 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
Support Engineer
Rank 24 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.64% 1.17% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.69% 1.19% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £158 £160 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £259 £208 £217
% change year-on-year
+24.69% -4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.18 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +18.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.88% +5.13%
Support 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%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Engineer across the Cardiff region.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Support 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 Cardiff region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) MS Office
4 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (35.00%) SCCM
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (20.00%) Office 365
7 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) NetApp
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (10.00%) Oracle
9 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (10.00%) CCNA
9 2 (10.00%) SLA
9 2 (10.00%) Cisco
9 2 (10.00%) Citrix
9 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
9 2 (10.00%) SAP
9 2 (10.00%) ITIL
9 2 (10.00%) Unix

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (35.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Unix
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.00%) Linux
7 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) NetApp
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) Dell