The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 29 April 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.

First Line Support Engineer
UK / Wales
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 68 71
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.32% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £145
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £110 £145
% change year-on-year - -24.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £11.38 £13.35
% change year-on-year +27.47% -14.79%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 653 631 735
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.45% 97.98% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 413 442
Median daily rate £393 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +3.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £454 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 44 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.84% +4.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £18.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

1st Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales that featured 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in Wales

1st Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in Wales

1st Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in Wales

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, 1st Line Support 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 Wales region featuring 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
Mold, Clwyd
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago