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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 69 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing Internet 4 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.44% 2.01% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.67% 17.65% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 7
Average daily rate
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£160 £383 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.16% +3.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £375 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.73% +3.44%
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
109 85 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.12% 11.38% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 48 52
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.67 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £19.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 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 -9 4 £160 -58.16% 5
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) AIX
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
1 5 (38.46%) CCNA
1 5 (38.46%) HP
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (38.46%) Tivoli
1 5 (38.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (30.77%) RMADS
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
2 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) CISSP
3 3 (23.08%) SLA
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (23.08%) Practice Management
3 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Intranet
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Security Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Director
5 1 (7.69%) Project Director
5 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) RMADS
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) AIX
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Practice Management
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
5 1 (7.69%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNA
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (30.77%) CISSP
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (23.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Tivoli
1 5 (38.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (38.46%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) HP
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Alterian
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £451 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 24 days ago