Period
to 21 January 2021

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support Engineer was £115 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newport during the 6 months to 21 January 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.

Desktop Support Engineer
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 39 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - +26
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 1 6 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 0.51% 1.94% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £115 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.89% - -
South Wales median daily rate £153 £225 £146
% change year-on-year -32.22% +53.85% -8.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate £16.25 £14.70 £16.25
% change year-on-year +10.54% -9.54% -7.14%

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 177 294 319
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.77% 95.15% 97.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 231 225
Median daily rate £475 £465 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +5.68% +10.00%
10th Percentile £181 £281 £313
90th Percentile £550 £560 £575
South Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 21
Median hourly rate £20.90 £19.18 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +0.95% -60.00%
10th Percentile £15.63 £14.97 £10.04
90th Percentile £25.00 £41.85 £24.00
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% +7.14%

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Newport

Desktop Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Daily rate trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Newport

Desktop Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer in Newport.

Hourly rate trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Newport

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, Desktop Support 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 Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Desktop Support 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory