The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
UK / Wales
Rank 56 64 59
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5  
Contract jobs citing Internet 11 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.57% 1.91% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.19% 11.50% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 4
Median daily rate £170 £138 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.63% -52.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £348 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.65 £17.00
% change year-on-year -18.91% -2.05%  

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 Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 108 113 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 15.38% 16.64% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 77 41
Median daily rate £375 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £140 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +307.40% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Wales

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Wales over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Wales

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Wales

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Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +12 10 £170 +23.63% 10
West Wales - 1 £500 - 4
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for Internet.

1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Firewall
3 11 (61.11%) Tivoli
3 11 (61.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) CCNA
3 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 11 (61.11%) HP
3 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (61.11%) ITIL
3 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
3 11 (61.11%) HP Data Protector
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (22.22%) VMware
8 4 (22.22%) Citrix
8 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
9 3 (16.67%) Linux
9 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (11.11%) Network Security
10 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) BGP
2 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
2 2 (11.11%) InfiniBand
2 2 (11.11%) Intranet
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) OSPF
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Travis CI
2 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Technical Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Support Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Technical Support
3 6 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Server Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) DBA
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared DBA
7 1 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Exalogic
2 1 (5.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.56%) Kanban
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile First
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum
3 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) CCNA
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) HP Data Protector
1 11 (61.11%) Tivoli
1 11 (61.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) HP
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) SaltStack