Period
to 17 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

First Line Support Engineer
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 61 -
Rank change year-on-year -18 - +81
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.11% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Cardiff median daily rate - £180 -
South Wales median daily rate - £180 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.50 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year +50.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Contract vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 861 597 532
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 96.76% 96.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 403 399
Cardiff median daily rate £405 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.96% -2.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £269 £150 £175
90th Percentile £585 £488 £525
South Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 33
Cardiff median hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.86% +13.46% -3.70%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £128.75 £24.01 £38.85
South Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £15.24 £15.50
% change year-on-year -1.57% -1.68% -3.13%

1st Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in Cardiff

1st Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in Cardiff

1st Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in Cardiff

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 1st Line Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region featuring 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) NETGEAR
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NETGEAR