Period
to 25 April 2019

The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 72 -
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 0.37% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Cardiff median daily rate - £150 -
South Wales median daily rate - £150 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - £12.00 -

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 768 775 571
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.29% 95.56% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 544 448
Cardiff median daily rate £425 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.48% +1.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £232 £213 £175
90th Percentile £625 £490 £525
South Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 31
Cardiff median hourly rate £30.55 £15.00 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.68% -0.86% +12.07%
10th Percentile £12.43 £10.50 £11.17
90th Percentile £43.87 £30.00 £40.00
South Wales median hourly rate £16.69 £14.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.14% -26.25% +14.29%

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