The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 116 121 96
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 12 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.48% 0.47% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.26% 3.86% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
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£375 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £38.00 - £111.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 - £60.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 - £162.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.85 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.37% +14.28%
Ethernet
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
368 311 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.57% 12.12% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 139 156
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £235 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 40 56
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +10 4 £375 +36.36%
Cambridgeshire -5 2 - - 6
Suffolk - 1 - -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (33.33%) C++
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) VPN
2 5 (27.78%) MPLS
3 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) SLA
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) C
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) IIS
4 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (16.67%) DHCP
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) BGP
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) VPN
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) MPLS
3 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) DHCP
4 3 (16.67%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) BGP
5 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 2 (11.11%) OSPF
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (11.11%) SSL
5 2 (11.11%) ISDN
5 2 (11.11%) ATM
6 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
6 1 (5.56%) GSM
6 1 (5.56%) SMTP
6 1 (5.56%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Voice Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Validation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
1 2 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) VHDL
2 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.56%) SecurID
2 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) Web Development
2 2 (11.11%) High Availability
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.56%) Validation
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) CAD
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
3 1 (5.56%) Data Privacy
3 1 (5.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (16.67%) C
2 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++
3 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIS
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCDP
3 1 (5.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware
3 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
2 3 (16.67%) Juniper
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Brocade
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp
3 2 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Zeacom
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas
4 1 (5.56%) Lotus
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) Websense
4 1 (5.56%) BT
4 1 (5.56%) 3Com
4 1 (5.56%) Xilinx
4 1 (5.56%) Mentor Graphics