Period
to 25 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Systems Support was £190 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 63 74
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.12% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Cardiff median daily rate £190 £475 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +48.44% -
10th Percentile £185 £463 £310
90th Percentile £195 £488 £330
South Wales median daily rate £291 £475 £320
% change year-on-year -38.68% +48.44% -
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 785 633 717
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 95.76% 97.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 496 511
Cardiff median daily rate £393 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £181 £200
90th Percentile £500 £525 £460
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 34
Cardiff median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +7.41% -11.48%
10th Percentile £10.42 £10.79 £10.41
90th Percentile £30.00 £39.28 £24.75
South Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +14.29% +16.67%

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 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 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Licensing

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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Licensing
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft