The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 188 188 194
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 13 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 2.08% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £328 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.40% -31.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-23.71% +15.55%
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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 City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
732 721 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.36% 11.52% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 511 631
Average daily rate £405 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.38% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 42
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.02% -55.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £12.65 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Ethernet
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Ethernet Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) LAN
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (50.00%) WAN
5 8 (50.00%) MCSE
5 8 (50.00%) VMware
6 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (43.75%) vSphere
6 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
6 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 7 (43.75%) IBM
6 7 (43.75%) Citrix
6 7 (43.75%) SAN
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (37.50%) HP
7 6 (37.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (37.50%) 3PAR
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (37.50%) XenApp
7 6 (37.50%) VMware Server
7 6 (37.50%) Clustering
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (31.25%) VPN
9 4 (25.00%) DNS
9 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (25.00%) Linux

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) SAN
4 5 (31.25%) VPN
5 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) VLAN
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (18.75%) Network Security
6 3 (18.75%) Wireless
7 2 (12.50%) BGP
7 2 (12.50%) Internet
7 2 (12.50%) VoIP
7 2 (12.50%) WLAN
7 2 (12.50%) tcpdump
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (12.50%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Server Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) SAN Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (25.00%) Replication
2 4 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (6.25%) SUSE
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) WFM
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (50.00%) MCSE
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (12.50%) CCSP
4 2 (12.50%) MCP
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) CCSA
4 2 (12.50%) CCSE
5 1 (6.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) vSphere
3 6 (37.50%) XenApp
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Server
4 1 (6.25%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (25.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) IBM
4 7 (43.75%) Citrix
5 6 (37.50%) HP
5 6 (37.50%) 3PAR
6 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
7 2 (12.50%) Apple
7 2 (12.50%) F5
7 2 (12.50%) Google
7 2 (12.50%) Brocade
8 1 (6.25%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (6.25%) NetScout
8 1 (6.25%) Polycom
8 1 (6.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle
8 1 (6.25%) CA
8 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago