The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 63 64 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Contract jobs citing Internet 10 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.18% 1.38% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.80% 12.64% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 6
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£550 £390 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £374 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £14.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -5.00%
Internet
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
102 87 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.01% 10.90% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 48 39
Average daily rate £355 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 July 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
South Wales +1 10 £550 +41.02%
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
3 4 (26.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) CISSP
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) AIX
3 4 (26.67%) RMADS
3 4 (26.67%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Practice Management
4 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Web Design

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Intranet
3 1 (6.67%) DMZ
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Security Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Director
5 1 (6.67%) Project Director
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) RMADS
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) User Experience
4 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) AIX
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) Practice Management
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Content Management
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Business Development
5 1 (6.67%) Product Management
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNA
1 4 (26.67%) CISSP
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
1 4 (26.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (26.67%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) HP
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Alterian
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) LANDesk