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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 379 339 256
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -83
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 214 235 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.49% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.85% 3.63% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 116 65
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£276 £309 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £250 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 36
Average hourly rate £31.25 £16.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.39% -50.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £12.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+96.96% -52.85%
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
7500 6477 7335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.38% 13.62% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4378 3622 3602
Average daily rate £363 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 448 569
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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
South East +2 94 £255 +2.00% 24
London -41 54 £303 -19.33% 11
South West -21 25 £300 -21.05% 8
Yorkshire +4 14 £215 -14.00% 4
North West -4 11 £331 +22.68% 5
East of England -18 8 £275 +7.84% 22
West Midlands -27 7 £225 -0.33% 1
East Midlands +2 1 - - 1
North East - - - -
Ethernet
UK

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 165 (45.21%) Cisco
2 128 (35.07%) Telecoms
3 110 (30.14%) MPLS
4 109 (29.86%) Firewall
5 102 (27.95%) VPN
6 96 (26.30%) Cisco Certification
7 86 (23.56%) BGP
8 81 (22.19%) WAN
9 80 (21.92%) Windows
10 74 (20.27%) LAN
11 69 (18.90%) DNS
12 65 (17.81%) Juniper
13 64 (17.53%) TCP/IP
14 61 (16.71%) CCNA
14 61 (16.71%) Linux
15 59 (16.16%) CCNP
15 59 (16.16%) SDH
16 58 (15.89%) Internet
16 58 (15.89%) Load Balancing
17 56 (15.34%) OSPF
18 54 (14.79%) Microsoft
19 53 (14.52%) VLAN
20 51 (13.97%) VMware
21 49 (13.42%) Migration
21 49 (13.42%) IPsec
22 47 (12.88%) SAN
22 47 (12.88%) Citrix
23 46 (12.60%) Security Cleared
23 46 (12.60%) Cisco Nexus
24 44 (12.05%) Ericsson

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (6.58%) MS Exchange
2 22 (6.03%) IIS
3 21 (5.75%) Apache
4 8 (2.19%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (1.64%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.64%) Eucalyptus
7 5 (1.37%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.37%) Moodle
8 4 (1.10%) LiveLink
9 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.55%) Lync
10 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.27%) JBoss
11 1 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 36 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 30 (8.22%) MS Office
3 14 (3.84%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.55%) EPLAN
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.82%) Office 365
3 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (30.14%) MPLS
2 109 (29.86%) Firewall
3 102 (27.95%) VPN
4 86 (23.56%) BGP
5 81 (22.19%) WAN
6 74 (20.27%) LAN
7 69 (18.90%) DNS
8 64 (17.53%) TCP/IP
9 59 (16.16%) SDH
10 58 (15.89%) Internet
11 56 (15.34%) OSPF
12 53 (14.52%) VLAN
13 49 (13.42%) IPsec
14 47 (12.88%) SAN
15 46 (12.60%) Cisco Nexus
16 41 (11.23%) ATM
17 37 (10.14%) Network Security
18 35 (9.59%) Cisco ASA
18 35 (9.59%) NetScaler
18 35 (9.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.66%) DB2
3 12 (3.29%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (1.37%) MySQL
5 5 (1.37%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (1.10%) SQLite
7 2 (0.55%) Informix
8 1 (0.27%) MS Access
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (1.92%) Toad
2 6 (1.64%) MSI
3 5 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.10%) GoogleTest
4 4 (1.10%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.27%) AppScan
General
1 128 (35.07%) Telecoms
2 21 (5.75%) Finance
3 16 (4.38%) Back Office
4 6 (1.64%) Electronics
5 5 (1.37%) Retail
6 4 (1.10%) Publishing
7 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.82%) Banking
8 2 (0.55%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.55%) Marketing
8 2 (0.55%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.55%) French Language
8 2 (0.55%) Legal
8 2 (0.55%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 69 (18.90%) Network Engineer
2 39 (10.68%) Architect
3 35 (9.59%) IP Engineer
4 30 (8.22%) Transmission Engineer
5 27 (7.40%) Analyst
6 18 (4.93%) Field Engineer
6 18 (4.93%) Design Engineer
7 14 (3.84%) Software Engineer
7 14 (3.84%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (3.84%) Support Engineer
8 12 (3.29%) Consultant
9 11 (3.01%) Network Analyst
9 11 (3.01%) Security Engineer
9 11 (3.01%) Network Architect
10 10 (2.74%) NOC Engineer
10 10 (2.74%) Network Security Engineer
10 10 (2.74%) Transmission Planning Engineer
11 9 (2.47%) Support Analyst
12 8 (2.19%) Developer
12 8 (2.19%) FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.75%) Regular Expression
2 10 (2.74%) Web Services
3 7 (1.92%) XML
3 7 (1.92%) SOAP
3 7 (1.92%) JMS
3 7 (1.92%) WSDL
3 7 (1.92%) JAXB
4 6 (1.64%) Java EE
5 5 (1.37%) Middleware
5 5 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (1.37%) Qt
6 4 (1.10%) QML
6 4 (1.10%) OpenGL
6 4 (1.10%) .NET
7 3 (0.82%) CORBA
8 2 (0.55%) CSS
8 2 (0.55%) HTML
8 2 (0.55%) WinForms
9 1 (0.27%) WPF
9 1 (0.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.01%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (2.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 9 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.19%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.19%) VHDL
6 7 (1.92%) Replication
6 7 (1.92%) MPEG
6 7 (1.92%) PDA
6 7 (1.92%) iPad
7 6 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.37%) IVR
8 5 (1.37%) IPTV
8 5 (1.37%) e-Health
8 5 (1.37%) Open Source
8 5 (1.37%) Video on Demand
8 5 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.10%) PKI
9 4 (1.10%) Statistics
9 4 (1.10%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 80 (21.92%) Windows
2 61 (16.71%) Linux
3 24 (6.58%) UNIX
4 22 (6.03%) Oracle Linux
5 20 (5.48%) SUSE
6 18 (4.93%) AIX
7 16 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (3.56%) Windows XP
9 10 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (2.19%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.64%) Android
11 6 (1.64%) Windows Vista
11 6 (1.64%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.37%) Solaris
12 5 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (1.37%) CentOS
12 5 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.55%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (15.89%) Load Balancing
2 49 (13.42%) Migration
3 37 (10.14%) Line Management
4 32 (8.77%) Service Management
5 31 (8.49%) Change Management
6 27 (7.40%) ITIL
7 23 (6.30%) Software Engineering
8 21 (5.75%) Validation
9 20 (5.48%) Project Management
9 20 (5.48%) Network Design
10 18 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (4.38%) Network Management
12 15 (4.11%) WFM
13 14 (3.84%) Network Architecture
13 14 (3.84%) Service Delivery
14 13 (3.56%) Data Migration
14 13 (3.56%) Network Planning
15 11 (3.01%) Mentoring
16 10 (2.74%) Network Monitoring
16 10 (2.74%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (10.96%) SQL
2 24 (6.58%) C
3 19 (5.21%) C++
4 12 (3.29%) Perl
5 10 (2.74%) Java
5 10 (2.74%) Python
6 8 (2.19%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.92%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.37%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.37%) Embedded C
8 5 (1.37%) C#
9 4 (1.10%) PHP
9 4 (1.10%) Embedded C++
9 4 (1.10%) sed
9 4 (1.10%) Tcl
10 2 (0.55%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.27%) VB
11 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 96 (26.30%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (16.71%) CCNA
3 59 (16.16%) CCNP
4 46 (12.60%) Security Cleared
5 33 (9.04%) SC Cleared
6 31 (8.49%) CCIE
7 25 (6.85%) CCIP
8 19 (5.21%) Degree
9 15 (4.11%) JNCIP
10 11 (3.01%) JNCIA
11 10 (2.74%) DV Cleared
12 9 (2.47%) CCSP
12 9 (2.47%) CCDP
13 8 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (1.92%) MCP
15 6 (1.64%) JNCIE
16 5 (1.37%) JNCIS
17 4 (1.10%) CISSP
17 4 (1.10%) BC Cleared
17 4 (1.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.59%) SLA
2 3 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.82%) QA
3 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) JTAG
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (11.23%) Active Directory
2 32 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (6.85%) vSphere
4 19 (5.21%) Firmware
5 18 (4.93%) FreeRADIUS
6 8 (2.19%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.92%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.64%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.37%) Snort
10 4 (1.10%) Nmap
10 4 (1.10%) NFS
10 4 (1.10%) XenServer
11 3 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.55%) XenApp
12 2 (0.55%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.27%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.27%) Squid
13 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (6.30%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (1.37%) Control-M
3 4 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.10%) Nessus
3 4 (1.10%) BladeLogic
3 4 (1.10%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.82%) SCCM
5 2 (0.55%) Cacti
5 2 (0.55%) Netcool
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.27%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.27%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 165 (45.21%) Cisco
2 65 (17.81%) Juniper
3 54 (14.79%) Microsoft
4 51 (13.97%) VMware
5 47 (12.88%) Citrix
6 44 (12.05%) Ericsson
7 38 (10.41%) CheckPoint
8 33 (9.04%) Oracle
9 28 (7.67%) CA
10 23 (6.30%) Nokia
11 22 (6.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 20 (5.48%) Nortel
13 19 (5.21%) IBM
13 19 (5.21%) Huawei
14 18 (4.93%) Cramer
15 17 (4.66%) HP
16 16 (4.38%) BT
17 13 (3.56%) NEC
18 12 (3.29%) F5
19 11 (3.01%) Brocade
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