Period
to 20 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 20 November 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 81 99
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 1.10% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.13% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 4
Wales median daily rate - £180 £164
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.92% -40.45%
UK median daily rate £245 £255 £300
% change year-on-year -3.92% -15.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Wales median hourly rate - £20.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +63.27% -
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £14.20 £17.25
% change year-on-year +26.76% -17.68% +1.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,661 1,153 1,372
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.94% 97.14% 97.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,131 769 921
Wales median daily rate £415 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £167 £193
90th Percentile £588 £550 £556
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 61 89
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £15.24 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +12.89% -1.82%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.50 £10.30
90th Percentile £38.40 £47.00 £64.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Wales

Technical Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Support in Wales

Technical Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Support in Wales