Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 71 67
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4 -5
Contract jobs citing Systems Engineering 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.20% 0.58% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.67% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Cardiff median daily rate £370 £395 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +9.34% -16.47%
10th Percentile £360 £365 £313
90th Percentile £380 £452 £444
South Wales median daily rate £370 £438 £393
% change year-on-year -15.43% +11.46% -3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate £30.00 - -

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 397 742 639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 79.72% 86.58% 87.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 528 440
Cardiff median daily rate £425 £415 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +8.85% -1.61%
10th Percentile £251 £287 £190
90th Percentile £575 £625 £490
South Wales median daily rate £425 £425 £395
% change year-on-year - +7.59% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 18
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.50 £30.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.27% +74.59% -14.63%
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.96 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.85 £44.35 £21.46
South Wales median hourly rate £19.18 £22.01 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.85% -32.28% +58.54%

Systems Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Engineering in Cardiff

Systems Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Systems Engineering in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Engineering in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 February 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%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Architectural Design

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Architectural Design
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++