Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 20 February 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.

Third Line Support Engineer
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 - 83
Rank change year-on-year - +83 -17
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.54% - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Cardiff median daily rate £360 - £263
South Wales median daily rate £360 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - £25.00

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 710 590 851
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 95.47% 97.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 453 677
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £175 £165 £213
90th Percentile £488 £531 £450
South Wales median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 30
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +0.75% -8.62%
10th Percentile £10.57 £11.13 £10.23
90th Percentile £20.48 £40.00 £24.75
South Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +28.57% -0.88%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Cardiff

3rd 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 3rd Line Support Engineer in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Cardiff

3rd 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 3rd Line Support Engineer in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Cardiff

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 3rd 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 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) BT
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Ticket Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE

3rd 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Ticket Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) BT
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft