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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 55 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Internet 4 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.82% 1.83% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.56% 23.68% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Median daily rate £350 £563 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +45.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+31.14% +17.30%
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
61 38 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.58% 7.72% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 42
Median daily rate £375 £300 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.25 £34.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.69% +76.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £34.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £34.50 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -19 3 £350 -17.64% 3
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
Internet
Wales

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Internet.

1 13 (56.52%) Cisco
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
3 11 (47.83%) ITIL
3 11 (47.83%) CCNA
3 11 (47.83%) Firewall
4 10 (43.48%) HP
5 9 (39.13%) Citrix
5 9 (39.13%) Tivoli
5 9 (39.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 9 (39.13%) VMware
5 9 (39.13%) HP Data Protector
5 9 (39.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (34.78%) Logistics
6 8 (34.78%) Incident Management
6 8 (34.78%) AIX
6 8 (34.78%) Linux
7 7 (30.43%) SLA
8 5 (21.74%) Resource Management
8 5 (21.74%) VPN
9 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) LAN
9 4 (17.39%) WAN
9 4 (17.39%) Web Services
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
9 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
9 4 (17.39%) Degree
9 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (17.39%) TDD

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Apache Solr
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) VPN
3 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 4 (17.39%) LAN
3 4 (17.39%) WAN
4 3 (13.04%) DHCP
4 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.70%) MPLS
5 2 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (8.70%) SAN
5 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
5 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.35%) BGP
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.35%) Intranet
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security
6 1 (4.35%) OSPF
6 1 (4.35%) VLAN
6 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) GIS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (4.35%) Front Office
1 1 (4.35%) Military
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Network Support
2 6 (26.09%) Network Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 3 (13.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (13.04%) Server Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) CSS3
3 2 (8.70%) HTML5
3 2 (8.70%) RESTful
3 2 (8.70%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) EJB
4 1 (4.35%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE
4 1 (4.35%) JAX-WS
4 1 (4.35%) JPA
4 1 (4.35%) JSF
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (4.35%) PostGIS
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) UDDI
4 1 (4.35%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) AIX
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Incident Management
2 8 (34.78%) Logistics
3 5 (21.74%) Resource Management
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) Mobile Development
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) OOP
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security
7 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) CCNA
3 9 (39.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (17.39%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) CCNP
6 2 (8.70%) MCITP
6 2 (8.70%) MCSE
6 2 (8.70%) MCTS
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.35%) CCDP
7 1 (4.35%) CCIE
7 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) HP Data Protector
1 9 (39.13%) Tivoli
1 9 (39.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) HP
4 9 (39.13%) Citrix
4 9 (39.13%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) F5
6 1 (4.35%) 3Com
6 1 (4.35%) Alterian
6 1 (4.35%) Avaya
6 1 (4.35%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.35%) Polycom
6 1 (4.35%) Riverbed