The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Internet
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 54 33
Rank change year-on-year +16 -21  
Contract jobs citing Internet 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.44% 1.54% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 12.24% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Median daily rate £170 £233 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.88% -45.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £138 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £400 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -1.28% +1.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year -12.90% -4.08%  

Internet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 46 49 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 13.26% 12.56% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 22
Median daily rate £375 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £238 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.40% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Internet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Cardiff

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Internet in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Cardiff

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Cardiff over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Cardiff

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Internet.

1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Tivoli
1 5 (83.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
3 1 (16.67%) Fintech
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (83.33%) Tivoli
1 5 (83.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) VMware