The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 63 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.42% 0.52% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.56% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
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£450 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Technical Engineer
UK

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
669 538 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.76% 93.08% 91.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 334 269
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 35
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Technical Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Technical Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Technical Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Technical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Technical Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -9 3 £450 +87.50% 2
Technical Engineer
UK

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (44.44%) ARCserve
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) Sophos
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Intel
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
4 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
4 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (22.22%) Clustering
5 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
5 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
5 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
5 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (55.56%) MS Exchange
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (22.22%) Cognos Impromptu
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) VBScript
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) MCP
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) ARCserve
2 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
3 1 (11.11%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Sophos
2 3 (33.33%) Intel
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) Remedy
3 2 (22.22%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) BMC
4 1 (11.11%) CA