The median contractor rate for a Technical Engineer was £180 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 27 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 54 72
Rank change year-on-year +5 +18  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 11 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.77% 0.36% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 0.37% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 3
Median daily rate £180 £425 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.64% +142.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £325 £275
% change year-on-year -15.38% +18.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.35 £18.28 £15.50
% change year-on-year -21.47% +17.90%  

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 599 540 816
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.30% 96.95% 96.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 352 553
Median daily rate £363 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 34 38
Median hourly rate £15.86 £13.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -5.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £35.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Engineer in Wales

Technical Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Engineer in Wales

Technical Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in Wales over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Engineer in Wales

Technical Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Engineer in Wales

Technical Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
South Wales +4 9 £180 -57.64% 1
West Wales - 2 £475 -
Technical Engineer
UK

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wales region featuring Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (90.48%) CCNA
2 19 (90.48%) Cisco
2 19 (90.48%) ITIL
2 19 (90.48%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (85.71%) Tivoli
3 18 (85.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 18 (85.71%) Firewall
4 17 (80.95%) HP Data Protector
4 17 (80.95%) HP
4 17 (80.95%) Internet
5 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
5 16 (76.19%) Windows
5 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
6 14 (66.67%) VMware
7 13 (61.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 11 (52.38%) Citrix
9 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
10 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (23.81%) AIX
13 5 (23.81%) Linux
14 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
14 4 (19.05%) SLA
15 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
16 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
16 2 (9.52%) Unix
17 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack

Technical 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 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) Firewall
2 17 (80.95%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
1 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) AIX
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Unix
6 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (4.76%) Defect Management
3 1 (4.76%) High Availability
3 1 (4.76%) OO
3 1 (4.76%) OOP
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) CCNA
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (61.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (85.71%) Tivoli
1 18 (85.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 17 (80.95%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (90.48%) Cisco
3 17 (80.95%) HP
4 14 (66.67%) VMware
5 11 (52.38%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) Apple
6 1 (4.76%) BMC
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) McAfee
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.76%) Veritas