The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Engineer
Rank 37 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.38% 1.09% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 1.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£175 £175 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £250 £203
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +23.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -6.75%
Technical 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
252 346 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.45% 94.02% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 235 100
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £182 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 12
Average hourly rate £11.75 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.56% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.26 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Technical Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Technical Engineer
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (100.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware