The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethernet
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 59 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.31% 0.31% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 2.38% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £275 - £155
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £40.00 £31.85
% change year-on-year
-46.25% +25.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 84 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.11% 13.10% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 44 41
Median daily rate £313 £370 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.54% +34.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £10.73 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.47% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.35 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Ethernet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ethernet across the Birmingham region.

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet across the Birmingham region.

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Server Hardening
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) 802.1X

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware