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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 34 45 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Contract jobs citing Internet 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.52% 0.55% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 4.55% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £378 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £398 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -13.33%
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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
14 44 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.32% 12.05% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 12
Average daily rate £275 £365 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% +46.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £10.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +157.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) Web Design
2 8 (50.00%) Alterian
2 8 (50.00%) Content Management
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 8 (50.00%) XML
2 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (50.00%) Intranet
2 8 (50.00%) User Experience
3 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
4 4 (25.00%) Umbraco
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (18.75%) Office 365
6 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 2 (12.50%) C
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Windows

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Intranet
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) DMZ
3 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 2 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) LLU
4 1 (6.25%) ADSL
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Project Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Web Project Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Web Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Intranet Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Intranet Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Director
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 8 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.25%) IPTV
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
4 1 (6.25%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Web Design
1 8 (50.00%) Content Management
1 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) System Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nmap
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Alterian
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) LANDesk
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco