The first table below looks at the demand for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Edinburgh region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank - - 51
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £278 £280
% change year-on-year
+6.30% -0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £24.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+46.39% -19.16%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
138 85 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.05% 8.77% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 22 38
Average daily rate £415 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £149 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £9.20 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -71.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
Ethernet
Scotland

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Server
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) EDI
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee