The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 398 356 305
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -51
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 189 202 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.42% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 3.08% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 90 74
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£300 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £222 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £305
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 38
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.80 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £30.70 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-22.72% -14.06%
Ethernet
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7743 6552 8354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.76% 13.58% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4340 3663 3876
Average daily rate £375 £363 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 372 636
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in England

Ethernet
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Ethernet Daily Rate Histogram in England

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in England

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Ethernet Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -18 74 £263 +7.14% 17
London -13 52 £363 +3.57% 16
East of England -24 18 £348 +15.64% 8
South West -29 12 £300 +9.09% 13
West Midlands -12 10 £214 -33.20% 3
Yorkshire +6 8 £311 +24.50%
North West -9 5 £300 -23.61% 6
East Midlands 0 1 - - 1
North East - - - - 1
Ethernet
UK

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 156 (45.75%) Cisco
2 113 (33.14%) Telecoms
3 109 (31.96%) Firewall
3 109 (31.96%) MPLS
4 86 (25.22%) Cisco Certification
5 79 (23.17%) VPN
6 77 (22.58%) BGP
7 76 (22.29%) Juniper
8 72 (21.11%) WAN
9 69 (20.23%) Windows
10 66 (19.35%) TCP/IP
11 62 (18.18%) LAN
12 59 (17.30%) SDH
13 56 (16.42%) Linux
14 55 (16.13%) DNS
14 55 (16.13%) OSPF
15 53 (15.54%) CCNP
15 53 (15.54%) CCNA
16 52 (15.25%) Internet
17 50 (14.66%) VLAN
18 49 (14.37%) Microsoft
19 47 (13.78%) ATM
19 47 (13.78%) LTE
20 45 (13.20%) 3G
21 44 (12.90%) Load Balancing
21 44 (12.90%) VMware
22 43 (12.61%) Security Cleared
23 40 (11.73%) Migration
23 40 (11.73%) IPsec
24 39 (11.44%) Ericsson

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 22 (6.45%) Apache
1 22 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.40%) IIS
3 11 (3.23%) Moodle
4 8 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.17%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.17%) Eucalyptus
5 4 (1.17%) LiveLink
5 4 (1.17%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.59%) Lync
7 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.33%) MS Office
3 10 (2.93%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.59%) EPLAN
6 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.29%) Simulink
6 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.59%) SaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 109 (31.96%) MPLS
1 109 (31.96%) Firewall
2 79 (23.17%) VPN
3 77 (22.58%) BGP
4 72 (21.11%) WAN
5 66 (19.35%) TCP/IP
6 62 (18.18%) LAN
7 59 (17.30%) SDH
8 55 (16.13%) DNS
8 55 (16.13%) OSPF
9 52 (15.25%) Internet
10 50 (14.66%) VLAN
11 47 (13.78%) LTE
11 47 (13.78%) ATM
12 45 (13.20%) 3G
13 40 (11.73%) IPsec
14 36 (10.56%) Cisco Nexus
15 35 (10.26%) SAN
16 32 (9.38%) DWDM
16 32 (9.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.52%) DB2
3 10 (2.93%) MySQL
4 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.47%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (0.88%) Informix
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.59%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.59%) Toad
2 2 (0.59%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.29%) Subversion
3 1 (0.29%) AppScan
3 1 (0.29%) Trac
3 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 113 (33.14%) Telecoms
2 11 (3.23%) Finance
3 10 (2.93%) Electronics
4 9 (2.64%) Back Office
5 6 (1.76%) Publishing
5 6 (1.76%) Retail
6 5 (1.47%) Automotive
6 5 (1.47%) French Language
7 4 (1.17%) Avionics
7 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.59%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.59%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.29%) German Language
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
9 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (19.06%) Network Engineer
2 34 (9.97%) Analyst
2 34 (9.97%) Design Engineer
2 34 (9.97%) IP Engineer
3 33 (9.68%) Architect
3 33 (9.68%) Transmission Engineer
4 16 (4.69%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 16 (4.69%) Software Engineer
5 14 (4.11%) Test Engineer
6 13 (3.81%) Network Analyst
6 13 (3.81%) Consultant
7 11 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (2.93%) Support Analyst
8 10 (2.93%) Support Engineer
8 10 (2.93%) Transmission Planning Engineer
9 9 (2.64%) Network Architect
10 8 (2.35%) Security Engineer
11 7 (2.05%) Electronics Engineer
11 7 (2.05%) NOC Engineer
11 7 (2.05%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.45%) Regular Expression
2 5 (1.47%) Web Services
2 5 (1.47%) Middleware
2 5 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (1.17%) Java EE
4 2 (0.59%) SOAP
4 2 (0.59%) WinForms
4 2 (0.59%) XML
4 2 (0.59%) JMS
4 2 (0.59%) WSDL
4 2 (0.59%) JAXB
4 2 (0.59%) HTML
4 2 (0.59%) .NET
5 1 (0.29%) COM
5 1 (0.29%) CSS
5 1 (0.29%) Flash
5 1 (0.29%) OCX
5 1 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.29%) WPF
5 1 (0.29%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.52%) MPEG
2 12 (3.52%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.23%) Firmware
4 10 (2.93%) E-Learning
5 9 (2.64%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.35%) Video on Demand
7 7 (2.05%) iPad
7 7 (2.05%) VHDL
7 7 (2.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (2.05%) IPTV
8 6 (1.76%) VLE
8 6 (1.76%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.76%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.47%) Replication
9 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.47%) Open Source
10 4 (1.17%) Learning Management System
10 4 (1.17%) STB
10 4 (1.17%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 69 (20.23%) Windows
2 56 (16.42%) Linux
3 24 (7.04%) UNIX
4 17 (4.99%) Oracle Linux
5 15 (4.40%) SUSE
6 13 (3.81%) AIX
7 12 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.93%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.64%) CentOS
9 9 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (2.35%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.76%) Android
12 5 (1.47%) Solaris
12 5 (1.47%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.88%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.59%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (12.90%) Load Balancing
2 40 (11.73%) Migration
3 31 (9.09%) Project Management
4 29 (8.50%) Validation
5 26 (7.62%) Network Design
6 25 (7.33%) ITIL
7 22 (6.45%) Network Management
8 21 (6.16%) Network Planning
8 21 (6.16%) Change Management
9 19 (5.57%) Service Management
9 19 (5.57%) Line Management
10 18 (5.28%) Software Engineering
10 18 (5.28%) Performance Testing
11 15 (4.40%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (3.81%) Network Architecture
13 12 (3.52%) Service Delivery
14 11 (3.23%) Data Modelling
14 11 (3.23%) Integration Testing
15 9 (2.64%) Mentoring
15 9 (2.64%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 33 (9.68%) SQL
2 29 (8.50%) C
3 27 (7.92%) Perl
4 21 (6.16%) C++
5 16 (4.69%) PHP
6 12 (3.52%) Shell Script
6 12 (3.52%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.93%) sed
8 7 (2.05%) Tcl
8 7 (2.05%) Python
9 3 (0.88%) Java
10 2 (0.59%) C#
10 2 (0.59%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.59%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.59%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.29%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.29%) VB
11 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 86 (25.22%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (15.54%) CCNA
2 53 (15.54%) CCNP
3 43 (12.61%) Security Cleared
4 33 (9.68%) Degree
5 32 (9.38%) SC Cleared
6 27 (7.92%) CCIE
7 13 (3.81%) CCIP
8 12 (3.52%) JNCIP
9 11 (3.23%) JNCIA
10 8 (2.35%) JNCIE
11 7 (2.05%) ISEB
11 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (2.05%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.76%) CCDP
12 6 (1.76%) CCSP
13 5 (1.47%) CCDA
13 5 (1.47%) ISTQB
13 5 (1.47%) JNCIS
13 5 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.45%) SLA
2 6 (1.76%) QA
3 3 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.29%) COBIT
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.99%) vSphere
4 11 (3.23%) FreeRADIUS
5 7 (2.05%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.17%) Snort
6 4 (1.17%) Nmap
6 4 (1.17%) NFS
6 4 (1.17%) XenServer
7 3 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.59%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.29%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.29%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.29%) XenApp
9 1 (0.29%) vCloud
9 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (3.81%) CA Spectrum
2 6 (1.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (1.47%) Control-M
3 5 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (1.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (1.17%) Nessus
4 4 (1.17%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.88%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.88%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.59%) SCCM
7 1 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.29%) Cacti
7 1 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.29%) OPNET
7 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.29%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.29%) Nagios
7 1 (0.29%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 156 (45.75%) Cisco
2 76 (22.29%) Juniper
3 49 (14.37%) Microsoft
4 44 (12.90%) VMware
5 39 (11.44%) Ericsson
6 36 (10.56%) CheckPoint
7 33 (9.68%) Citrix
7 33 (9.68%) Huawei
8 26 (7.62%) Nokia
9 25 (7.33%) Nortel
10 23 (6.74%) Oracle
11 20 (5.87%) HP
12 18 (5.28%) Brocade
12 18 (5.28%) BT
12 18 (5.28%) CA
13 15 (4.40%) NEC
13 15 (4.40%) IBM
13 15 (4.40%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 14 (4.11%) Cramer
15 12 (3.52%) Radware
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Kelly Services-Uk
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Comvergent Limited
Rate: Excellent Contract Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Peterborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago