The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 86 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.069% 0.082% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 1.20% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £266 £263 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+96.96% -54.48%
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Scotland

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

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
139 83 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.55% 6.84% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 41 37
Average daily rate £370 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £207 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £28.50 £10.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.00% -32.20%
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 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 22 December 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 2 (100.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) SDH
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) RNC
2 1 (50.00%) Squid
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) WFM
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) UAG
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SDH
1 1 (50.00%) UMTS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) RNC
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) WFM
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
1 1 (50.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks