Period
to 19 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 19 August 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 62 82
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 1.77% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.83% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 19 2
South Wales median daily rate - £180 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -57.65% -
Wales median daily rate - £180 £400
% change year-on-year - -55.00% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - £12.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Contract vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1,245 984 958
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.57% 96.76% 98.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 680 615
South Wales median daily rate £402 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £175 £208
90th Percentile £563 £525 £513
Wales median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 81 70
South Wales median hourly rate £12.75 £21.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.38% +42.62% +1.67%
10th Percentile £10.27 £10.75 £10.21
90th Percentile £33.15 £60.00 £63.25
Wales median hourly rate £12.49 £21.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year -41.93% +56.36% +0.36%

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in South Wales

Technical Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Support in South Wales

Technical Support
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 Support in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Support in South Wales