The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 55 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.29% 0.66% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 4.30% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £155 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Ethernet
West Midlands

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
98 93 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.45% 15.37% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 40 41
Average daily rate £375 £295 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +61.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £12.37 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.72% -12.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Ethernet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ethernet.

1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIA
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIS
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIP
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIE
2 4 (66.67%) VPLS
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) L2TP
2 4 (66.67%) CCIE
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) ATM
3 3 (50.00%) Network Design
3 3 (50.00%) SDH
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) SONET
3 3 (50.00%) Network Optimisation
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Ethernet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ethernet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) L2TP
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) VPLS
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) ATM
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) SDH
3 3 (50.00%) SONET
3 3 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) DWDM
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Juniper Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
1 3 (50.00%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) CCIE
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIA
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIE
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIP
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware