Period
to 17 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 57 51
Rank change year-on-year -22 -6 +33
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.12% 0.78% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.81% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Cardiff median daily rate - £310 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +37.78% -
South Wales median daily rate - £300 £225
% change year-on-year - +33.33% -43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate £22.50 - -

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 814 618 554
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.60% 96.71% 97.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 432 412
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +9.65%
10th Percentile £283 £167 £175
90th Percentile £575 £500 £525
South Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 27
Cardiff median hourly rate £12.63 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.83% +20.00% -15.97%
10th Percentile £10.63 £11.17 £10.65
90th Percentile £78.13 £32.88 £36.55
South Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.64
% change year-on-year -14.29% +11.93% -0.73%

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014

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 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) VMware