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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 144 196 202
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +6
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 6 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.058% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 0.43% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate £321 £488 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.25% +261.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Ethernet
London

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
337 691 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.70% 13.45% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 500 442
Average daily rate £413 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 24
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.25 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) OSPF
5 2 (22.22%) 3G
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) DSL
5 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
5 2 (22.22%) SNMP
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) ISDN
5 2 (22.22%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) 3G
3 2 (22.22%) 4G
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) DMVPN
3 2 (22.22%) DSL
3 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) ISDN
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) SNMP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IP Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IP Planner
2 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Network Planner
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (11.11%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design
1 2 (22.22%) Network Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (11.11%) E-Discovery
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) CCEA
5 1 (11.11%) CCEE
5 1 (11.11%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (11.11%) CCSA
5 1 (11.11%) CCSE
5 1 (11.11%) CISSP
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (11.11%) GIAC
5 1 (11.11%) MCSA
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Server
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) EnCase
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (11.11%) Iperf
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Altiris
4 1 (11.11%) AppSense
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Infoblox
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) Riverbed