The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank - 64 -
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.93% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £428 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+48.93% -23.57%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
138 168 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.99% 22.22% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 68 82
Average daily rate £300 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £233 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +81.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £16.84 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
Ethernet
North West

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 23 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Logistics
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) ADSL
3 2 (40.00%) ATM
3 2 (40.00%) ISDN
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) PSTN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) ProCurve
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Windows

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) ADSL
1 2 (40.00%) ATM
1 2 (40.00%) ISDN
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) PSTN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) SNMP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Transmission Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) ProCurve
3 1 (20.00%) Ericsson