The median contractor rate for a Technical Engineer was £180 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 Engineer
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 50 64
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.70% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 0.43% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Median daily rate £180 £425 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.64% +150.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £228 £325 £281
% change year-on-year -30.00% +15.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.35 £18.28 £22.66
% change year-on-year -21.47% -19.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 510 470 578
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.23% 97.31% 97.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 313 434
Median daily rate £360 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £499 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 24
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.88 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £40.45 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured Technical Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Engineer in South Wales

Technical Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Engineer in South Wales

Technical Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Engineer in South Wales

Technical Engineer
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 Technical Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 8 £180 -
Caerphilly - 1 £170 -
Technical Engineer
Wales

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Technical Engineer 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 South Wales region featuring Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) CCNA
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 17 (89.47%) HP Data Protector
2 17 (89.47%) HP
2 17 (89.47%) Internet
2 17 (89.47%) Tivoli
2 17 (89.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
3 15 (78.95%) Windows
4 13 (68.42%) VMware
4 13 (68.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 11 (57.89%) Citrix
6 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
7 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (21.05%) SLA
9 4 (21.05%) AIX
9 4 (21.05%) Linux
9 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
9 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.53%) Windows 7

Technical Engineer Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
1 17 (89.47%) Internet
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
1 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) AIX
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) CCNA
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (68.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (89.47%) HP Data Protector
1 17 (89.47%) Tivoli
1 17 (89.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (89.47%) HP
3 13 (68.42%) VMware
4 11 (57.89%) Citrix