The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 39 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.04% 2.18% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.66% 9.78% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £12.42
% change year-on-year
- +22.78%
Mathematics
South Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
82 92 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.47% 22.28% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 54 38
Average daily rate £310 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £190 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.13 £15.13 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.22% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Mathematics
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Mathematics 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 Mathematics.

1 4 (100.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Mathematics 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 Mathematics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell