The first table below looks at the demand for Broadband 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 Broadband over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cardiff region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank - 26 -
Contract jobs citing Broadband 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 1.81% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 15.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £10.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.90 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+17.67% -30.01%
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.26% 12.05% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 18
Average daily rate £365 £250 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.00% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £10.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Broadband
South Wales

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Broadband
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Broadband 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 Broadband.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Broadband 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 Broadband. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco