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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 194 187 193
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 7 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 1.82% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £135 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £266 £263 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+96.96% -54.48%
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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
730 770 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.98% 11.45% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 497 573
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £579 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 48
Average hourly rate £18.70 £16.75 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% -22.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.89 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014, 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 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) DNS
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco
4 9 (47.37%) Firewall
5 8 (42.11%) VPN
5 8 (42.11%) SAN
5 8 (42.11%) VMware
6 7 (36.84%) MS Office
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 7 (36.84%) Citrix
6 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
6 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
6 7 (36.84%) Network Security
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (31.58%) IIS
7 6 (31.58%) Windows 2000
7 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (31.58%) Internet
8 5 (26.32%) UNIX
8 5 (26.32%) Linux
8 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
8 5 (26.32%) Service Management
8 5 (26.32%) Altiris
8 5 (26.32%) VLAN
8 5 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (26.32%) NetScaler
9 4 (21.05%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 6 (31.58%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Office
2 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) DNS
2 9 (47.37%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) VPN
3 8 (42.11%) SAN
4 7 (36.84%) Network Security
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (31.58%) Internet
5 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
6 5 (26.32%) VLAN
6 5 (26.32%) NetScaler
7 4 (21.05%) tcpdump
7 4 (21.05%) Multicast
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (21.05%) BGP
8 3 (15.79%) DHCP
8 3 (15.79%) IPsec
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (10.53%) SDH
9 2 (10.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) DB2
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Network Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
1 3 (15.79%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.53%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Handset
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 2000
3 5 (26.32%) UNIX
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) AIX
4 3 (15.79%) SUSE
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Android
6 1 (5.26%) Windows NT
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
2 5 (26.32%) Service Management
2 5 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Network Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) Network Management
4 3 (15.79%) Line Management
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
1 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCSA
2 4 (21.05%) CCSE
2 4 (21.05%) CCSP
3 3 (15.79%) MCSA
4 2 (10.53%) CCEE
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (10.53%) CCEA
5 1 (5.26%) CCNP
5 1 (5.26%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) MCP
5 1 (5.26%) MCSE
5 1 (5.26%) MCDST
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) NCDA
5 1 (5.26%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
1 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Firmware
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
3 3 (15.79%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) XenServer
5 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) Altiris
5 4 (21.05%) F5
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) Intel
6 3 (15.79%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
7 1 (5.26%) NetApp
7 1 (5.26%) Nokia
7 1 (5.26%) Apple