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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 197 183 203
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 4 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 1.59% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £305 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +87.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £272 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £359 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £283 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.69% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £35.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.66%
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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
748 691 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.82% 12.00% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 489 541
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £227 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 42
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -48.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £38.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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
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 3 July 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 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) LAN
3 10 (62.50%) Windows
4 9 (56.25%) WAN
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (50.00%) MCSE
5 8 (50.00%) ITIL
5 8 (50.00%) VMware
6 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
6 7 (43.75%) Citrix
6 7 (43.75%) SAN
6 7 (43.75%) IBM
6 7 (43.75%) vSphere
7 6 (37.50%) Server Building
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (37.50%) HP
7 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (37.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (37.50%) XenApp
7 6 (37.50%) 3PAR
7 6 (37.50%) VMware Server
7 6 (37.50%) Clustering
8 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
9 4 (25.00%) VPN
9 4 (25.00%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (75.00%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) SAN
4 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 4 (25.00%) VPN
5 4 (25.00%) VLAN
6 3 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (18.75%) BGP
6 3 (18.75%) Wireless
7 2 (12.50%) IPsec
7 2 (12.50%) OSPF
7 2 (12.50%) Firewall
7 2 (12.50%) Internet
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (12.50%) DNS
7 2 (12.50%) VoIP
7 2 (12.50%) WLAN
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (12.50%) Network Security
8 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Server Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) SAN Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support
4 1 (6.25%) Network Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
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%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) iPhone
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) 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%) Android
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (6.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Server Building
3 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) WFM
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) MCSE
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (12.50%) MCP
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) JNCIS
5 1 (6.25%) HNC
5 1 (6.25%) HND
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
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%) HP SIM
2 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) 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 2 (12.50%) Apple
6 2 (12.50%) Google
6 2 (12.50%) Brocade
7 1 (6.25%) NetScout
7 1 (6.25%) Polycom
7 1 (6.25%) Tandberg
7 1 (6.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (6.25%) Lancope
7 1 (6.25%) Juniper
7 1 (6.25%) CA
7 1 (6.25%) Ericsson