The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 49 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.07% 0.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £175 £243 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £203 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -26.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% -7.50%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
515 305 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 91.96% 94.43% 91.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 193 151
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 23
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Technical Engineer
Wales

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Technical Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Technical Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
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Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) ARCserve
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Cognos
3 3 (37.50%) Cognos Impromptu
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) Intel
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
3 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) NetBackup

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) Final Cut Pro
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Cognos Impromptu
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
1 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) HNC
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) ARCserve
2 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cognos
2 3 (37.50%) Intel
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) Remedy
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) Sophos
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) BMC
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) Apple