The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 56 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.20% 0.42% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 2.02% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£250 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £279 £290
% change year-on-year
+27.35% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.25 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+10.63% +38.23%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
89 99 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.76% 21.02% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 19
Average daily rate £288 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £193 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 20
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) CCA
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (50.00%) FCoE
1 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) IPTV
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) STB
2 1 (25.00%) IGMP
2 1 (25.00%) RTSP
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) DTV
2 1 (25.00%) DVB
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (50.00%) FCoE
1 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DVB
2 1 (25.00%) IGMP
2 1 (25.00%) RTSP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) STB
2 1 (25.00%) IPTV
2 1 (25.00%) MPEG
2 1 (25.00%) DTV
2 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) CCA
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) EMC