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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 36 34 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing Internet 8 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.11% 1.45% 6.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.86% 9.76% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
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£383 £220 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.86% -43.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £140 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £297 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.62 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.96% -14.70%
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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
35 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.21% 14.91% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 16
Average daily rate £375 £275 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -27.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £18.97 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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
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 22 September 2014, 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 8 (61.54%) IIS
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) MCSE
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
1 8 (61.54%) DHCP
1 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
1 8 (61.54%) VPN
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
1 8 (61.54%) McAfee
1 8 (61.54%) MCTS
1 8 (61.54%) MCITP
1 8 (61.54%) Data Protection
1 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
1 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (61.54%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (61.54%) Office 365
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Intune
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
1 8 (61.54%) SCDPM
2 5 (38.46%) GIS
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) Banking

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 8 (61.54%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (61.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
1 8 (61.54%) VPN
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
1 8 (61.54%) DHCP
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Ant
1 2 (15.38%) JUnit
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
1 2 (15.38%) JBehave
1 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
1 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 2 (15.38%) Hudson
1 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Ivy
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Server Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Test Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) JSON
1 2 (15.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) GIS
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
1 8 (61.54%) Data Protection
2 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VBScript
3 2 (15.38%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) XQuery
3 2 (15.38%) XPath
3 2 (15.38%) Groovy
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) MCSE
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (61.54%) MCTS
1 8 (61.54%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Intune
1 8 (61.54%) SCDPM
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) McAfee
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle