Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Structured Cabling skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Structured Cabling over the 6 months to 13 December 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.

Structured Cabling
UK > Wales
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 101 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 - +106
Contract jobs citing Structured Cabling 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.32% 0.21% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.12% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Wales median daily rate £238 £188 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% - -
UK median daily rate £205 £200 £240
% change year-on-year +2.50% -16.67% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £34.38 £44.46 £23.75
% change year-on-year -22.68% +87.20% +25.00%

Structured Cabling 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 189 243 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.35% 17.21% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 162 196
Wales median daily rate £325 £393 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.20% +16.30% -10.00%
10th Percentile £146 £207 £223
90th Percentile £469 £506 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 14
Wales median hourly rate £19.80 £45.00 £10.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.00% +344.44% -36.72%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.93 £9.00
90th Percentile £44.63 £77.50 £20.53
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -15.56% +7.14% +5.00%

Structured Cabling
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Structured Cabling in Wales

Structured Cabling
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Structured Cabling in Wales

Structured Cabling
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Structured Cabling in Wales over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Structured Cabling in Wales

Structured Cabling
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 Structured Cabling within the Wales region over the 6 months to 13 December 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 +8 3 £225 +20.00%
North Wales - 1 £275 -
Structured Cabling
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Structured Cabling 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 Structured Cabling.

1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) VCP5
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) PMO
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Genesys
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) ISDN
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) SLA

Structured Cabling
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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) ISDN
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Cabling Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Telephony Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Genesys
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft