The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank - 42 49
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.48% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.51% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £275 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £16.70
% change year-on-year
-38.00% +49.70%
Technical 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
520 389 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.65% 93.51% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 202 229
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 38 28
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.16 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% +6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.80 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £24.70 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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
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% Change
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Technical Engineer
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Technical Engineer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Intel
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Intel
1 1 (50.00%) VMware