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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 39 47 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Contract jobs citing Internet 8 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.67% 0.61% 6.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.90% 7.14% 44.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 9
Average daily rate
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£315 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.17% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £402 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £422 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £348
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +22.22%
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
62 42 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.92% 8.55% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 24 23
Average daily rate £363 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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 +5 7 £345 -15.85% 1
Newport - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Internet
Wales

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 9 (42.86%) HTML
1 9 (42.86%) DNS
2 8 (38.10%) CSS
3 7 (33.33%) Web Services
3 7 (33.33%) XML
4 6 (28.57%) Intranet
4 6 (28.57%) Web Design
4 6 (28.57%) Alterian
4 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 6 (28.57%) Content Management
4 6 (28.57%) User Experience
5 5 (23.81%) LLU
5 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
5 5 (23.81%) ADSL
5 5 (23.81%) WAN
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 3 (14.29%) QA
7 3 (14.29%) SCCM
7 3 (14.29%) C
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) LAN
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) DNS
2 6 (28.57%) Intranet
3 5 (23.81%) LLU
3 5 (23.81%) ADSL
3 5 (23.81%) WAN
4 3 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security
5 2 (9.52%) DMZ
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall
5 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (9.52%) VLAN
6 1 (4.76%) SAN
6 1 (4.76%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Web Project Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Web Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Test Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Intranet Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Intranet Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) CSS
3 7 (33.33%) Web Services
3 7 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) RESTful
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) CSS3
5 1 (4.76%) Ajax
5 1 (4.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.76%) New Media
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) GIS
3 1 (4.76%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.52%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 6 (28.57%) Web Design
1 6 (28.57%) Content Management
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) MVC
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) OOP
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
4 2 (9.52%) System Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCTS
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Intune
2 1 (4.76%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Alterian
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.76%) Apple
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee