Period
to 15 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Systems Support was £308 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 15 August 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.

Systems Support
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 58 63
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.26% 0.48% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.50% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Cardiff median daily rate £308 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.66% +20.77% -
10th Percentile £208 £325 £313
90th Percentile £413 £470 £338
South Wales median daily rate £419 £393 £325
% change year-on-year +6.69% +20.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 752 599 568
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.16% 95.99% 98.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 449 394
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -0.68% +4.29%
10th Percentile £275 £175 £203
90th Percentile £538 £525 £509
South Wales median daily rate £401 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.80% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 26
Cardiff median hourly rate £12.50 £15.12 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.33% +12.00% +3.85%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.58 £10.75
90th Percentile £30.00 £39.00 £19.50
South Wales median hourly rate £12.88 £21.38 £15.25
% change year-on-year -39.77% +40.16% +4.27%

Systems Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Systems Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support in Cardiff

Systems Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Support in Cardiff

Systems Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Support in Cardiff over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Support in Cardiff

Systems Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Support in Cardiff

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, Systems Support 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 Systems Support in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) CAD
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) PDA
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Systems Support 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (50.00%) PDA
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CAD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Liability-Driven Investment
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft