The table below looks at the statistics for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 43 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Internet 13 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.07% 2.57% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.84% 14.55% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
Average daily rate £323 £375 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £442 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +25.16%
Internet
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%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (32.26%) TDD
4 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
4 9 (29.03%) Degree
4 9 (29.03%) Firewall
5 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
5 8 (25.81%) Subversion
5 8 (25.81%) CCNA
5 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
6 7 (22.58%) HP Data Protector
6 7 (22.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (22.58%) HP
6 7 (22.58%) VPN
6 7 (22.58%) Tivoli
6 7 (22.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (19.35%) Project Management
7 6 (19.35%) SLA
7 6 (19.35%) AIX
7 6 (19.35%) Linux
7 6 (19.35%) Java
8 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
8 5 (16.13%) Web Services
8 5 (16.13%) HTML
8 5 (16.13%) Windows

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Firewall
2 7 (22.58%) VPN
3 4 (12.90%) HTTP
3 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.68%) DNS
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
4 3 (9.68%) WAN
5 2 (6.45%) DHCP
5 2 (6.45%) MPLS
6 1 (3.23%) BGP
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.23%) FTP
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security
6 1 (3.23%) OSPF
6 1 (3.23%) SAN
6 1 (3.23%) VLAN
6 1 (3.23%) VoIP
6 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless
6 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (9.68%) Power BI
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) GIS
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
1 8 (25.81%) Subversion
2 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.45%) Hudson
3 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.23%) Back Office
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 3 (9.68%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (9.68%) iOS Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Java Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Network Support
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
1 5 (16.13%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) CSS
2 4 (12.90%) CSS3
2 4 (12.90%) HTML5
2 4 (12.90%) RESTful
3 3 (9.68%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) PostGIS
4 2 (6.45%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) EJB
5 1 (3.23%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (3.23%) J2EE
5 1 (3.23%) JAX-WS
5 1 (3.23%) JPA
5 1 (3.23%) JSF
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (3.23%) SOAP
5 1 (3.23%) UDDI
5 1 (3.23%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.23%) BBC
3 1 (3.23%) LIMS
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) AIX
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.90%) Android
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.23%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) TDD
3 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) SOA
6 4 (12.90%) Analytics
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
6 4 (12.90%) Logistics
6 4 (12.90%) Mobile Development
6 4 (12.90%) MVC
6 4 (12.90%) OO
6 4 (12.90%) OOP
7 3 (9.68%) BDD
7 3 (9.68%) iOS Development
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.68%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.90%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (29.03%) Degree
3 8 (25.81%) CCNA
4 7 (22.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (12.90%) MCSE
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (9.68%) CCNP
6 3 (9.68%) MCSA
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (3.23%) CCDP
7 1 (3.23%) CCIE
7 1 (3.23%) ISEB
7 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (3.23%) MCITP
7 1 (3.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) HP Data Protector
1 7 (22.58%) Tivoli
1 7 (22.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco
3 7 (22.58%) HP
4 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) VMware
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle
6 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) F5
7 1 (3.23%) Avaya
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.23%) Polycom
7 1 (3.23%) Riverbed