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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 139 113 132
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +19
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 18 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.58% 0.47% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.54% 3.11% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
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£348 £301 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% -20.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -14.06%
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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
509 354 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.40% 14.97% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 126 260
Average daily rate £345 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £403 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 51 65
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £30.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -35.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet across the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Ethernet Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 September 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +5 11 £345 - 3
Essex -7 4 £350 -
Hertfordshire -19 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 17 (54.84%) MPLS
2 14 (45.16%) VPN
3 13 (41.94%) Firewall
4 11 (35.48%) Cisco
5 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 10 (32.26%) Citrix
6 9 (29.03%) LAN
6 9 (29.03%) WAN
7 8 (25.81%) Windows
7 8 (25.81%) Juniper
8 7 (22.58%) SSL
9 6 (19.35%) ISDN
9 6 (19.35%) C
9 6 (19.35%) ITIL
9 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
9 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
9 6 (19.35%) Internet
9 6 (19.35%) VLAN
9 6 (19.35%) WatchGuard
9 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (19.35%) Imperva
9 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (19.35%) Multicast
10 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (16.13%) 3PAR
10 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
10 5 (16.13%) BGP
10 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.13%) DWDM
10 5 (16.13%) DNA

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
1 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) Simulink
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) MPLS
2 14 (45.16%) VPN
3 13 (41.94%) Firewall
4 9 (29.03%) LAN
4 9 (29.03%) WAN
5 7 (22.58%) SSL
6 6 (19.35%) Internet
6 6 (19.35%) ISDN
6 6 (19.35%) VLAN
6 6 (19.35%) Multicast
7 5 (16.13%) BGP
7 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
7 5 (16.13%) DWDM
7 5 (16.13%) IPv6
8 4 (12.90%) Network Security
8 4 (12.90%) NetScaler
9 3 (9.68%) Junos
9 3 (9.68%) RTP
9 3 (9.68%) EIGRP
10 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Network Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Network Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Security Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Web Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Network Security Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Voice Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 1 (3.23%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Validation Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Voice Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.23%) Economics
3 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) FreeBSD
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) DNA
2 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.90%) Network Design
3 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Memory Management
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.23%) Line Management
6 1 (3.23%) Network Management
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.23%) WFM
6 1 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) C
2 4 (12.90%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
4 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) JNCIA
2 3 (9.68%) CCNP
2 3 (9.68%) CCNA
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) XenServer
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.45%) OPNET
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) Citrix
3 8 (25.81%) Juniper
4 6 (19.35%) WatchGuard
4 6 (19.35%) Imperva
5 5 (16.13%) 3PAR
6 4 (12.90%) VMware
6 4 (12.90%) HP
7 3 (9.68%) Brocade
7 3 (9.68%) Riverbed
8 2 (6.45%) Serena
8 2 (6.45%) Mitel
8 2 (6.45%) Intel
9 1 (3.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 1 (3.23%) F5
9 1 (3.23%) Zeacom
9 1 (3.23%) Renesas
9 1 (3.23%) Green Hills
9 1 (3.23%) Infoblox
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