Period
to 27 October 2021

The median contractor rate for a Deskside Engineer was £151 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newport during the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

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.

Deskside Engineer
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 45 25 34
Rank change year-on-year -20 +9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Deskside Engineer 3 4 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 0.91% 2.25% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 2.42% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
10th Percentile £139 " "
25th Percentile £142 £133 £137
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £151 £137 £142
Median % change year-on-year +9.72% -2.95% -
75th Percentile £160 £147 £146
90th Percentile £163 £149 "
South Wales median daily rate £151 £133 £131
% change year-on-year +13.17% +1.47% +14.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newport. 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
Newport
Contract vacancies in Newport with a recognized job title 305 165 271
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.71% 92.70% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 117 203
10th Percentile £240 £170 £306
25th Percentile £419 £400 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £508 £475 £440
Median % change year-on-year +6.95% +7.95% +3.53%
75th Percentile £560 £525 £513
90th Percentile £625 £550 £560
South Wales median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 20
10th Percentile £12.48 £14.13 "
25th Percentile £15.89 £16.50 £19.18
Median hourly rate £23.15 £20.00 £41.25
Median % change year-on-year +15.75% -51.52% +87.50%
75th Percentile £27.00 £23.75 £42.00
90th Percentile £40.33 £24.93 "
South Wales median hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +18.18% -11.74% +43.81%

Deskside Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings that featured Deskside Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for Deskside Engineer in Newport

Deskside Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Deskside Engineer in Newport.

Daily rate trend for Deskside Engineer in Newport

Deskside Engineer Skill Set
Top 4 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, Deskside Engineer 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 Newport region featuring Deskside Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

Deskside Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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:

Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared