Period
to 22 April 2019

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Analyst was £110 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 22 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.

Second Line Support Analyst
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 72 58
Rank change year-on-year +1 -14 -
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Analyst 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.12% 0.49% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.51% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Cardiff median daily rate £110 £175 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +4.48% -
10th Percentile £105 £163 £161
90th Percentile £115 £188 £174
South Wales median daily rate £110 £175 £168
% change year-on-year -37.14% +4.48% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - £21.75

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 767 780 580
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 95.59% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 549 453
Cardiff median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £230 £206 £173
90th Percentile £625 £497 £525
South Wales median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.26% +7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 32
Cardiff median hourly rate £30.55 £15.12 £14.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.07% +2.06% +9.74%
10th Percentile £12.43 £10.50 £11.17
90th Percentile £43.87 £30.00 £39.50
South Wales median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -25.00% +14.29%

2nd Line Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured 2nd Line Support Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Analyst in Cardiff

2nd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 2nd Line Support Analyst in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support Analyst in Cardiff

2nd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Analyst in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support Analyst in Cardiff

2nd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 2nd Line Support Analyst 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 2nd Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

2nd Line Support Analyst 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow