The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales 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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 42 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 9 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.73% 2.78% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 2.89% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 5
Median daily rate £175 £350 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +191.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £242 £219 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £11.13 £12.50 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £15.19 £11.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Support Engineer
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
511 658 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.46% 96.20% 97.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 500 410
Median daily rate £400 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 31 17
Median hourly rate £12.38 £12.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.16% -18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £8.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £21.00 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +14 4 £225 -35.71% 2
Newport +7 3 £125 -68.75%
Torfaen - 2 - -
Support Engineer
Wales

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 South Wales region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Windows 7
3 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
4 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
5 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
6 9 (32.14%) SCCM
6 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
7 7 (25.00%) MS Office
7 7 (25.00%) VMware
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (17.86%) Office 365
8 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
8 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
8 5 (17.86%) Migration
8 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
9 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (10.71%) DNS
10 3 (10.71%) DHCP
10 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
10 3 (10.71%) ITIL
10 3 (10.71%) Linux
11 2 (7.14%) Oracle
11 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
11 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
11 2 (7.14%) Cisco
11 2 (7.14%) ATM
11 2 (7.14%) Red Hat

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) DHCP
2 3 (10.71%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) ATM
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) Skype
4 1 (3.57%) SSH
4 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) JUnit
1 1 (3.57%) Maven
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Java EE
1 1 (3.57%) LAMP
1 1 (3.57%) SAML
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) EPoS
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Windows 7
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
4 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
4 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.71%) Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Migration
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) Ansible
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) arcserve
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.57%) NetApp
4 1 (3.57%) Remedy
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Sophos
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec