Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Break/Fix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Break/Fix over the 6 months to 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Break/Fix
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 84 106
Rank change year-on-year +21 +22 -20
Contract jobs citing Break/Fix 13 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.32% 0.54% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.64% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
South Wales median daily rate £105 £105 £98
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +21.88%
Wales median daily rate £105 £105 £98
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +21.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £9.58 -
Wales median hourly rate - £11.29 -

Break/Fix is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 809 935 1027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 82.30% 83.86% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 674 795
South Wales median daily rate £386 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £220 £238
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.88% +14.29% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 38
South Wales median hourly rate £22.76 £18.75 £16.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.39% +14.33% +7.54%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.55 £10.03
90th Percentile £69.45 £62.25 £50.21
Wales median hourly rate £22.69 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +26.06% +12.50% -8.36%

Break/Fix
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Break/Fix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Break/Fix in South Wales

Break/Fix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Break/Fix in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Break/Fix in South Wales

Break/Fix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Break/Fix in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Break/Fix in South Wales

Break/Fix
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Break/Fix within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +1 12 £105 -
Newport - 2 £105 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
Break/Fix
Wales

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Break/Fix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Break/Fix.

1 9 (69.23%) SLA
2 2 (15.38%) ATM
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) EPoS
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) Ethernet

Break/Fix
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) ATM
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Field Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Field Service Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) IT Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) ATM Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Break Fix Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) EPoS Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Field Hardware Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco