The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank - 75 57
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.40% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
+29.16% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £38.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +13.33%
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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 Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
142 143 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.16% 18.06% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 50 50
Average daily rate £400 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 4
Average hourly rate £15.83 £32.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.29% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.03 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £45.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (62.50%) 2G
2 5 (62.50%) 3G
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) 4G
3 4 (50.00%) BT
3 4 (50.00%) Data Entry
3 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) ATM
4 3 (37.50%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (25.00%) Line Management
5 2 (25.00%) RNC
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) WFM
5 2 (25.00%) GSM
5 2 (25.00%) SDH
5 2 (25.00%) UMTS
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
5 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
6 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
6 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (12.50%) MOM
6 1 (12.50%) Nagios
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) IPv4
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) SAN

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) 3G
1 5 (62.50%) 2G
1 5 (62.50%) 4G
2 3 (37.50%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (37.50%) ATM
3 2 (25.00%) GSM
3 2 (25.00%) SDH
3 2 (25.00%) UMTS
3 2 (25.00%) RNC
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (12.50%) tcpdump
4 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (12.50%) SSH
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) SMTP
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) SNMP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Data Entry
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) WFM
2 2 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
1 1 (12.50%) Samba
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (12.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) MOM
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) BT
2 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) VMware