Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 91 88
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3 -5
Contract jobs citing Internet 14 14 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.19% 1.00% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.82% 5.88% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 27
Wales median daily rate £180 £463 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.08% +42.31% -13.33%
10th Percentile £175 £386 £158
90th Percentile £408 £526 £500
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Wales median hourly rate - £11.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.33% -
UK median hourly rate £15.99 £19.92 £17.23
% change year-on-year -19.72% +15.65% +14.83%

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 179 238 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.18% 16.95% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 153 198
Wales median daily rate £310 £400 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +17.22% -9.60%
10th Percentile £150 £211 £218
90th Percentile £475 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 15
Wales median hourly rate £12.86 £28.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.07% +160.47% -32.28%
10th Percentile £10.45 £11.99 £9.00
90th Percentile £25.62 £77.50 £20.45
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.85% +2.50%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 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 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +15 12 £180 -62.11% 2
West Wales +2 1 - -
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) CCNA
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) HP
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 7 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 4 (28.57%) SLA
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) AIX
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel

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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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) NetWeaver
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Skype
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 7 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Technical Support
3 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Network Support
3 3 (21.43%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Server Support
3 3 (21.43%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) e-Learning
2 1 (7.14%) Learning Management System
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) AIX
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CCNA
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.14%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
1 7 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 7 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 7 (50.00%) HP
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Genesys
4 1 (7.14%) IBM