The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Technical Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support Engineer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 50 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.63% - 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £150 - £125
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-45.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +24.00%

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
454 485 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.78% 95.85% 98.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 351 363
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 28
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer across the South Wales region.

Technical Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer across the South Wales region.

Technical Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Caerphilly - 3 £150 -
Technical Support Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (75.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) arcserve
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Intel Security

Technical 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 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (75.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (75.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) arcserve
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) VMware