The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had 1st Line Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
First Line Support Engineer
UK / Wales
Rank 63 70 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.29% 0.60% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.61% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £138 £138
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £134 £130
% change year-on-year
-10.28% +2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -14.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
674 657 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.56% 97.77% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 457 393
Median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 37 37
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

1st Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1st Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

1st Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer across the Wales region.

1st Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

1st Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer across the Wales region.

1st Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

1st Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
North Wales - 2 - -
1st Line Support Engineer
UK

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 1st Line 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 Wales region featuring 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft