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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 50 45 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Contract jobs citing Internet 10 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.75% 1.13% 3.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.61% 7.69% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 13
Average daily rate
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£390 £220 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -43.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £151 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £330 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.70 £14.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-10.91% -16.17%
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
51 65 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.92% 14.74% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 28
Average daily rate £350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £15.58 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -76.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
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 19 September 2014. 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
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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 -8 8 £383 +73.86% 1
Bridgend - 2 £450 -
Caerphilly - - - - 2
Newport - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Internet
Wales

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (68.75%) TCP/IP
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) VPN
2 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (50.00%) SAN
2 8 (50.00%) IIS
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) MCSE
2 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (50.00%) DHCP
2 8 (50.00%) McAfee
2 8 (50.00%) MCTS
2 8 (50.00%) MCITP
2 8 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (50.00%) Office 365
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Intune
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (50.00%) SCDPM
3 5 (31.25%) GIS
3 5 (31.25%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Sourcefire

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) TCP/IP
2 8 (50.00%) VPN
2 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (50.00%) SAN
2 8 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) SSL
4 2 (12.50%) HTTP
4 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
1 2 (12.50%) JBehave
1 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
1 2 (12.50%) Apache Ivy
1 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 2 (12.50%) Hudson
1 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) Ant
1 2 (12.50%) JUnit
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
1 2 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Server Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Test Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) JSON
1 2 (12.50%) RESTful
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) GIS
2 3 (18.75%) PKI
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) UNIX
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
1 8 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (18.75%) Test Management
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) SIEM
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) XPath
3 2 (12.50%) Groovy
3 2 (12.50%) XQuery
3 2 (12.50%) VBScript
3 2 (12.50%) VB
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (50.00%) MCSE
1 8 (50.00%) MCTS
1 8 (50.00%) MCITP
2 3 (18.75%) GCIA
2 3 (18.75%) GCFW
2 3 (18.75%) GCWN
2 3 (18.75%) CISSP
2 3 (18.75%) GIAC
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (50.00%) Windows Intune
1 8 (50.00%) SCDPM
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (50.00%) McAfee
2 3 (18.75%) Sourcefire
2 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
2 3 (18.75%) Juniper
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) Trend Micro
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) VMware