The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 51 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Internet 17 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.05% 1.60% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.53% 11.94% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 3
Average daily rate £138 £315 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.34% -23.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.16% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
Internet
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 South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
97 67 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.41% 13.43% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 48 24
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Internet
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -12 13 £323 -6.52% 3
Internet
Wales

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 16 (43.24%) MS Excel
3 15 (40.54%) ITIL
4 14 (37.84%) Cisco
4 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (35.14%) SQL
5 13 (35.14%) Firewall
6 12 (32.43%) CCNA
7 11 (29.73%) HP
7 11 (29.73%) Tivoli
7 11 (29.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 11 (29.73%) HP Data Protector
7 11 (29.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (27.03%) Citrix
8 10 (27.03%) AIX
8 10 (27.03%) Linux
8 10 (27.03%) TDD
9 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
9 9 (24.32%) Degree
9 9 (24.32%) VMware
10 8 (21.62%) Incident Management
10 8 (21.62%) Logistics
10 8 (21.62%) Subversion
10 8 (21.62%) SLA
10 8 (21.62%) VPN
10 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
10 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
11 7 (18.92%) Project Management
12 6 (16.22%) Active Directory

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (10.81%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (43.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) Firewall
2 8 (21.62%) VPN
3 4 (10.81%) HTTP
3 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.11%) DNS
4 3 (8.11%) LAN
4 3 (8.11%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) DHCP
5 2 (5.41%) MPLS
6 1 (2.70%) BGP
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.70%) FTP
6 1 (2.70%) Network Security
6 1 (2.70%) OSPF
6 1 (2.70%) SAN
6 1 (2.70%) VLAN
6 1 (2.70%) VoIP
6 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.70%) Wireless
6 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (8.11%) Power BI
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) GIS
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
1 8 (21.62%) Subversion
2 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.41%) Hudson
3 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.70%) Back Office
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Network Support
3 6 (16.22%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (16.22%) Developer
4 5 (13.51%) 1st Line Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
6 3 (8.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (8.11%) iOS Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Java Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) HTML
1 5 (13.51%) Web Services
2 4 (10.81%) CSS
2 4 (10.81%) CSS3
2 4 (10.81%) HTML5
2 4 (10.81%) RESTful
3 3 (8.11%) .NET
3 3 (8.11%) PostGIS
4 2 (5.41%) XML
5 1 (2.70%) EJB
5 1 (2.70%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (2.70%) J2EE
5 1 (2.70%) JAX-WS
5 1 (2.70%) JPA
5 1 (2.70%) JSF
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (2.70%) SOAP
5 1 (2.70%) UDDI
5 1 (2.70%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.70%) BBC
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) LIMS
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) AIX
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.81%) Android
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.70%) Unix
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) TDD
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
4 8 (21.62%) Incident Management
4 8 (21.62%) Logistics
5 7 (18.92%) Project Management
6 5 (13.51%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) Resource Management
6 5 (13.51%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) SOA
7 4 (10.81%) Analytics
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) Mobile Development
7 4 (10.81%) MVC
7 4 (10.81%) OO
7 4 (10.81%) OOP
8 3 (8.11%) iOS Development
8 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (8.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) Java
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.81%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) Perl
5 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (32.43%) CCNA
3 11 (29.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 9 (24.32%) Degree
5 4 (10.81%) MCSE
5 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (8.11%) CCNP
6 3 (8.11%) MCSA
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (2.70%) CCDP
7 1 (2.70%) CCIE
7 1 (2.70%) ISEB
7 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.70%) MCITP
7 1 (2.70%) MCTS
7 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) HP Data Protector
1 11 (29.73%) Tivoli
1 11 (29.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) Cisco
3 11 (29.73%) HP
4 10 (27.03%) Citrix
5 9 (24.32%) VMware
6 4 (10.81%) Oracle
7 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.41%) F5
8 1 (2.70%) Avaya
8 1 (2.70%) Juniper
8 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.70%) Polycom
8 1 (2.70%) Riverbed