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 27 June 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 42 66
Rank change year-on-year -8 +24  
Contract jobs citing Internet 10 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.61% 2.51% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.36% 12.73% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 9
Median daily rate £180 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.64% -22.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £72.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year -16.66% +29.95%  

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 88 110 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.15% 19.75% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 61 60
Median daily rate £288 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.34% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £572 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.95% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 27 June 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 -6 9 £180 -57.64% 2
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 19 (90.48%) ITIL
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (85.71%) Tivoli
2 18 (85.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 18 (85.71%) Firewall
2 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (85.71%) CCNA
2 18 (85.71%) HP
2 18 (85.71%) HP Data Protector
3 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (66.67%) Windows
4 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
5 11 (52.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 11 (52.38%) VMware
5 11 (52.38%) Citrix
6 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (23.81%) SLA
8 5 (23.81%) Linux
9 4 (19.05%) AIX
9 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
9 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (9.52%) Puppet
11 2 (9.52%) Jenkins

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Co-occurring 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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) MPLS
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Travis CI
2 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Technical Engineer
2 15 (71.43%) Support Engineer
3 14 (66.67%) Technical Support
3 14 (66.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Server Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) 1st Line Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (19.05%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) 1st Line Technical Support
6 4 (19.05%) Network Support
6 4 (19.05%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) Server Support
6 4 (19.05%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.76%) eTOM
5 1 (4.76%) Kanban
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile First
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) Network Management
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Perl
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (85.71%) CCNA
3 11 (52.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.76%) CCIE
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (85.71%) HP Data Protector
1 18 (85.71%) Tivoli
1 18 (85.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco
2 18 (85.71%) HP
2 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) Citrix
3 11 (52.38%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) SaltStack