The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 45 40 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 11 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.60% 1.92% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 1.94% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
Average daily rate £200 £150 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £133 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £13.63 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
412 310 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.40% 99.04% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 239 161
Average daily rate £338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £22.50 £164.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 9 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 12 (46.15%) Skype for Business
4 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
5 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (34.62%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
6 9 (34.62%) DNS
7 8 (30.77%) SMTP
8 7 (26.92%) SQL
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (19.23%) Cisco
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (19.23%) VMware
11 4 (15.38%) Clustering
11 4 (15.38%) Citrix
11 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 4 (15.38%) ITIL
11 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (15.38%) Server Building
11 4 (15.38%) vSphere
11 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
11 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
12 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
12 3 (11.54%) MS Office
12 3 (11.54%) LAN
12 3 (11.54%) MS Excel

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (46.15%) Skype for Business
2 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
3 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.85%) Apache
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) DNS
2 8 (30.77%) SMTP
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) ADSL
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.85%) Skype
5 1 (3.85%) SSH
5 1 (3.85%) VLAN
5 1 (3.85%) VoIP
5 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) AdminStudio
1 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) JUnit
1 1 (3.85%) Maven
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Java EE
1 1 (3.85%) LAMP
1 1 (3.85%) SAML
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.69%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.85%) HPUX
7 1 (3.85%) Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Unix
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
2 4 (15.38%) Server Building
3 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.85%) Change Control
3 1 (3.85%) Change Management
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Service Management
3 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) PHP
2 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 4 (15.38%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
1 1 (3.85%) SCSM
1 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Intune
1 1 (3.85%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Sophos
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec
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