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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 510 388 416
Rank change year-on-year
-122 +28
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 112 240 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 3.09% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 74 78
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £224 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 9
Average hourly rate £38.00 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £10.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
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
7718 7768 6693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.06% 15.08% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4757 4290 3593
Average daily rate £393 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 423 375
Average hourly rate £26.00 £27.32 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +36.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -41 40 £350 +2.18% 9
London -73 32 £383 +9.28% 13
West Midlands -6 9 £275 - 2
South West +1 8 £400 -15.78% 8
Yorkshire 0 8 £185 - 1
East of England +4 5 £325 +30.00% 15
North West -26 4 £450 - 9
East Midlands -2 3 £370 -12.94% 4
North East - 1 - - 2
Ethernet
UK

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 115 (48.52%) Cisco
2 85 (35.86%) Firewall
3 84 (35.44%) Cisco Certification
4 69 (29.11%) Windows
5 65 (27.43%) TCP/IP
6 64 (27.00%) MPLS
7 55 (23.21%) Linux
8 53 (22.36%) DNS
9 52 (21.94%) WAN
9 52 (21.94%) VMware
10 49 (20.68%) VPN
11 47 (19.83%) BGP
12 46 (19.41%) CCNA
13 45 (18.99%) Microsoft
13 45 (18.99%) DHCP
14 44 (18.57%) ITIL
15 43 (18.14%) LAN
16 40 (16.88%) Telecoms
16 40 (16.88%) Data Centre
17 38 (16.03%) OSPF
18 37 (15.61%) Internet
18 37 (15.61%) SAN
19 36 (15.19%) Juniper
19 36 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
20 34 (14.35%) CCNP
21 33 (13.92%) IPsec
21 33 (13.92%) Network Security
21 33 (13.92%) Cisco Nexus
21 33 (13.92%) Windows Server
22 31 (13.08%) Finance

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 13 (5.49%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (4.22%) IIS
2 10 (4.22%) OpenStack
3 7 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (2.95%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.11%) Eucalyptus
5 3 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.42%) Apache
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.42%) JBoss
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.42%) Smallworld
6 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.75%) MS Office
3 12 (5.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.42%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.02%) Office 365
2 9 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 85 (35.86%) Firewall
2 65 (27.43%) TCP/IP
3 64 (27.00%) MPLS
4 53 (22.36%) DNS
5 52 (21.94%) WAN
6 49 (20.68%) VPN
7 47 (19.83%) BGP
8 45 (18.99%) DHCP
9 43 (18.14%) LAN
10 38 (16.03%) OSPF
11 37 (15.61%) Internet
11 37 (15.61%) SAN
12 33 (13.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 33 (13.92%) IPsec
12 33 (13.92%) Network Security
13 29 (12.24%) Wireless
14 28 (11.81%) VoIP
15 27 (11.39%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (10.55%) SSL
17 23 (9.70%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.84%) DB2
4 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.42%) Big Data
5 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.11%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (1.69%) Subversion
3 3 (1.27%) ClearCase
3 3 (1.27%) CppUnit
3 3 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.27%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.84%) Hudson
4 2 (0.84%) JIRA
4 2 (0.84%) VectorCAST
5 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.42%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (16.88%) Telecoms
2 31 (13.08%) Finance
3 8 (3.38%) Back Office
4 6 (2.53%) Retail
5 5 (2.11%) Marketing
6 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.27%) Avionics
7 3 (1.27%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.84%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.84%) Electronics
8 2 (0.84%) German Language
8 2 (0.84%) Military
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Billing
9 1 (0.42%) Games
9 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (23.63%) Network Engineer
2 23 (9.70%) Cisco Engineer
2 23 (9.70%) Software Engineer
3 20 (8.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 18 (7.59%) Support Engineer
5 17 (7.17%) Embedded Engineer
6 16 (6.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 15 (6.33%) Senior Network Engineer
8 14 (5.91%) Architect
9 13 (5.49%) Analyst
9 13 (5.49%) Network Support
10 10 (4.22%) Transmission Engineer
11 9 (3.80%) Cisco Support
11 9 (3.80%) Network Support Engineer
11 9 (3.80%) Voice Engineer
12 8 (3.38%) Administrator
12 8 (3.38%) Cisco Support Engineer
12 8 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.38%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 8 (3.38%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.17%) 802.1X
2 9 (3.80%) XML
3 6 (2.53%) Middleware
3 6 (2.53%) Web Services
4 5 (2.11%) Java EE
4 5 (2.11%) Regular Expression
5 3 (1.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (0.84%) OCX
7 1 (0.42%) Ajax
7 1 (0.42%) Qt
7 1 (0.42%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.88%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.59%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.91%) Driving Licence
4 12 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.22%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (3.80%) Replication
7 8 (3.38%) Cryptography
7 8 (3.38%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.95%) PKI
9 6 (2.53%) FlexPod
9 6 (2.53%) Public Cloud
10 5 (2.11%) e-Health
10 5 (2.11%) EMC VNX
10 5 (2.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (1.69%) Arduino
11 4 (1.69%) Home Automation
11 4 (1.69%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.69%) Raspberry Pi
12 3 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 69 (29.11%) Windows
2 55 (23.21%) Linux
3 33 (13.92%) Windows Server
4 23 (9.70%) Unix
5 14 (5.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.38%) SUSE
9 7 (2.95%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.11%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (1.69%) Android
11 4 (1.69%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.27%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.84%) AIX
13 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.84%) Solaris
13 2 (0.84%) ThreadX
13 2 (0.84%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.84%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.57%) ITIL
2 25 (10.55%) Software Engineering
3 24 (10.13%) Migration
4 23 (9.70%) Change Management
4 23 (9.70%) Load Balancing
5 19 (8.02%) Project Management
6 18 (7.59%) Network Management
7 16 (6.75%) Service Management
8 15 (6.33%) Problem Management
9 14 (5.91%) Incident Management
10 13 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (5.49%) Capacity Management
10 13 (5.49%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (4.22%) Change Control
11 10 (4.22%) High Availability
11 10 (4.22%) PRINCE
12 9 (3.80%) Network Architecture
12 9 (3.80%) Network Design
12 9 (3.80%) PRINCE2
12 9 (3.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (13.08%) C
2 27 (11.39%) SQL
3 17 (7.17%) C++
4 9 (3.80%) Embedded C
4 9 (3.80%) Perl
4 9 (3.80%) Python
5 4 (1.69%) Java
6 3 (1.27%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.84%) ANSI C
7 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.84%) C#
7 2 (0.84%) Embedded C++
7 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.42%) Korn
8 1 (0.42%) Lisp
8 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.42%) PHP
8 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.42%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 84 (35.44%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (19.41%) CCNA
3 34 (14.35%) CCNP
4 26 (10.97%) Degree
5 25 (10.55%) Security Cleared
6 15 (6.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (5.06%) SC Cleared
8 11 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (3.80%) CCIE
9 9 (3.80%) MCSA
10 8 (3.38%) JNCIP
10 8 (3.38%) MCP
11 7 (2.95%) JNCIA
12 6 (2.53%) CCDA
12 6 (2.53%) DV Cleared
12 6 (2.53%) JNCIS
13 5 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (2.11%) NCDA
14 3 (1.27%) Check Point Certification
14 3 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.33%) SLA
2 13 (5.49%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.27%) QA
4 2 (0.84%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.42%) DO-254
System Software
1 36 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (11.39%) Active Directory
3 17 (7.17%) Hyper-V
4 16 (6.75%) vSphere
5 8 (3.38%) Firmware
5 8 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.95%) XenApp
7 6 (2.53%) ISA Server
8 5 (2.11%) Terminal Server
9 3 (1.27%) iptables
9 3 (1.27%) OpenSSH
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.84%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.42%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.42%) NFS
11 1 (0.42%) vCloud
11 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (4.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (2.95%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.11%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (2.11%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (1.69%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.84%) Ansible
5 2 (0.84%) Cacti
5 2 (0.84%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.84%) Puppet
5 2 (0.84%) SCCM
6 1 (0.42%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (0.42%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.42%) Nagios
6 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.42%) SCOM
6 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.42%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.42%) vMotion
6 1 (0.42%) WMI
Vendors
1 115 (48.52%) Cisco
2 52 (21.94%) VMware
3 45 (18.99%) Microsoft
4 36 (15.19%) Juniper
5 23 (9.70%) F5
6 19 (8.02%) HP
7 17 (7.17%) Dell
8 16 (6.75%) Citrix
9 15 (6.33%) IBM
10 12 (5.06%) SolarWinds
11 11 (4.64%) EMC
11 11 (4.64%) NetApp
11 11 (4.64%) Riverbed
12 10 (4.22%) CheckPoint
12 10 (4.22%) Intel
12 10 (4.22%) Red Hat
13 9 (3.80%) Nokia
14 8 (3.38%) Cyberoam
14 8 (3.38%) Hitachi
14 8 (3.38%) Oracle
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