Period
to 21 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Systems Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Engineering over the 6 months to 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the 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.

Systems Engineering
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 55 75
Rank change year-on-year +34 +20 -17
Contract jobs citing Systems Engineering 1 5 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.68% 0.82% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.99% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 7
Median daily rate - £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -22.16%
South Wales median daily rate £411 £409 £325
% change year-on-year +0.61% +25.77% -20.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate £27.50 - -

Systems Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 103 503 732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 69.59% 82.87% 90.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 352 581
Median daily rate £420 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +3.13% +8.11%
10th Percentile £183 £263 £285
90th Percentile £634 £613 £538
South Wales median daily rate £440 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 19
Median hourly rate £30.00 £26.75 £12.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.15% +114.26% -21.28%
10th Percentile £16.00 £12.16 £10.75
90th Percentile £39.38 £44.63 £30.00
Median hourly rate £21.83 £21.00 £14.04
% change year-on-year +3.95% +49.63% -41.69%

Systems Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Systems Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineering in Cardiff

Systems Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Systems Engineering in Cardiff.

Daily rate trend for Systems Engineering in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Systems Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Systems Engineering.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ergonomics
1 1 (100.00%) Human Factors
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

Systems Engineering
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Human Factors Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ergonomics
1 1 (100.00%) Human Factors