Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 21 January 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.

Technical Support
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 56 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - +66
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.16% 0.71% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Cardiff median daily rate - £175 -
South Wales median daily rate - £164 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £20.00 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £15.00 - -

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 613 544 827
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.11% 97.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 409 665
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £161 £162 £213
90th Percentile £488 £525 £475
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 24
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.00 £13.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.19% -8.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.10 £10.75 £10.08
90th Percentile £20.28 £36.55 £24.75
South Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +12.28%

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Cardiff

Technical Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Support in Cardiff

Technical Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Support in Cardiff

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Technical Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop

Technical 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft