The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank - 46 33
Contract jobs citing ADSL 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.32% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.82% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £115 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £251 £150
% change year-on-year
+35.72% +67.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £135.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-87.77% +575.00%
ADSL
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
69 55 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.27% 17.68% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 44 15
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

ADSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ADSL across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ADSL Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

ADSL
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ADSL across the Cardiff region.

ADSL Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

ADSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ADSL across the Cardiff region.

ADSL Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

ADSL
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing ADSL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ADSL.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing ADSL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ADSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia