The first table below looks at the demand for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wales region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 57 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing Internet 13 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.73% 2.05% 3.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.29% 10.89% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 10
Average daily rate
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£390 £370 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £231 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £409 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
85 101 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.30% 18.81% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 47 39
Average daily rate £383 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
Internet
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Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Internet
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
South Wales -11 13 £390 +5.40% 5
West Wales - - - - 4
North Wales - - - -
Internet
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Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (55.56%) Windows
1 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 7 (38.89%) IIS
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) UNIX
3 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (27.78%) DHCP
4 5 (27.78%) VPN
4 5 (27.78%) DNS
4 5 (27.78%) MCSE
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (27.78%) SAN
4 5 (27.78%) McAfee
4 5 (27.78%) MCTS
4 5 (27.78%) MCITP
4 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
4 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (27.78%) Office 365
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Intune
4 5 (27.78%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (27.78%) SCDPM
5 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Test Management

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (38.89%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (27.78%) VPN
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) HTTP
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) Wireless
3 3 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (11.11%) LDAP
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) POP3
4 2 (11.11%) SMTP
4 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 3 (16.67%) JBehave
2 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (16.67%) Hudson
2 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (16.67%) Ant
2 3 (16.67%) JUnit
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 3 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Server Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Security Operations Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Automated Test Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) J2EE
2 3 (16.67%) SOAP
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) JSON
2 3 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 3 (16.67%) PKI
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (11.11%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) GIS
3 1 (5.56%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) UNIX
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
3 4 (22.22%) Test Management
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.11%) SIEM
5 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
1 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) XQuery
2 3 (16.67%) XPath
2 3 (16.67%) Groovy
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) VBScript
3 2 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) MCSE
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (27.78%) MCTS
1 5 (27.78%) MCITP
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) CISSP
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) GIAC
3 3 (16.67%) GCIA
3 3 (16.67%) GCFW
3 3 (16.67%) GCWN
4 2 (11.11%) CCA
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (11.11%) CCEE
4 2 (11.11%) CCAA
5 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) ISEB
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) ISA Server
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
2 2 (11.11%) XenServer
2 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Intune
1 5 (27.78%) SCDPM
2 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) McAfee
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (16.67%) Sourcefire
4 3 (16.67%) Trend Micro
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
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