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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 350 390 313
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -77
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 239 183 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.37% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.18% 2.78% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 86 73
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £301 £278
% change year-on-year
+20.33% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 18
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £20.00 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £180.00 £80.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +26.15%
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
7505 6585 6638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.84% 13.26% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 3550 3419
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 368 539
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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
London +43 88 £350 -10.25% 14
South East -47 63 £343 +16.10% 36
North West -7 22 £408 +59.80% 10
South West +23 15 £463 +42.30% 10
East Midlands +2 11 £425 - 2
East of England +18 10 £250 -29.57% 8
Yorkshire -23 9 - - 3
West Midlands +1 4 - - 1
Ethernet
UK

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

1 188 (43.52%) Cisco
2 186 (43.06%) Telecoms
3 127 (29.40%) WAN
4 121 (28.01%) MPLS
5 120 (27.78%) LAN
5 120 (27.78%) VPN
6 118 (27.31%) TCP/IP
7 112 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
8 97 (22.45%) SDH
8 97 (22.45%) BGP
9 85 (19.68%) ATM
10 83 (19.21%) Firewall
11 82 (18.98%) CCNA
12 80 (18.52%) Linux
13 79 (18.29%) CCNP
14 77 (17.82%) Internet
15 76 (17.59%) SLA
15 76 (17.59%) Radio Access Network
16 75 (17.36%) Windows
17 74 (17.13%) GSM
18 73 (16.90%) UMTS
19 72 (16.67%) OSPF
20 71 (16.44%) Ericsson
21 70 (16.20%) Line Management
22 69 (15.97%) Wireless
23 67 (15.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
24 66 (15.28%) DNS
24 66 (15.28%) Microsoft
24 66 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
25 65 (15.05%) Juniper

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 16 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.24%) IIS
3 10 (2.31%) WebLogic
4 9 (2.08%) Apache
5 8 (1.85%) Eucalyptus
5 8 (1.85%) OpenStack
6 7 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.16%) CMS
8 4 (0.93%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.46%) WinCC
10 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.46%) Moodle
10 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.23%) SAS
11 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 46 (10.65%) MS Excel
2 35 (8.10%) MS Office
3 10 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.23%) Quicktime
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.39%) Google Apps
3 5 (1.16%) Office 365
4 4 (0.93%) SaaS
5 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (29.40%) WAN
2 121 (28.01%) MPLS
3 120 (27.78%) LAN
3 120 (27.78%) VPN
4 118 (27.31%) TCP/IP
5 97 (22.45%) SDH
5 97 (22.45%) BGP
6 85 (19.68%) ATM
7 83 (19.21%) Firewall
8 77 (17.82%) Internet
9 76 (17.59%) Radio Access Network
10 74 (17.13%) GSM
11 73 (16.90%) UMTS
12 72 (16.67%) OSPF
13 69 (15.97%) Wireless
14 66 (15.28%) DNS
15 64 (14.81%) RNC
16 53 (12.27%) VLAN
16 53 (12.27%) Cisco ASA
17 43 (9.95%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.62%) DB2
2 7 (1.62%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.16%) MySQL
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.69%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.46%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (1.62%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.39%) Subversion
3 5 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.93%) Trac
4 4 (0.93%) LabVIEW
4 4 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.93%) Toad
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.69%) MSI
5 3 (0.69%) CANoe
6 2 (0.46%) JIRA
7 1 (0.23%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.23%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.23%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.23%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.23%) GCC
General
1 186 (43.06%) Telecoms
2 44 (10.19%) Finance
3 13 (3.01%) Multimedia
4 12 (2.78%) Marketing
5 11 (2.55%) Back Office
6 7 (1.62%) Electronics
7 5 (1.16%) Retail
8 4 (0.93%) German Language
8 4 (0.93%) Automotive
9 3 (0.69%) Law
9 3 (0.69%) Legal
9 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.69%) Banking
10 2 (0.46%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 96 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 64 (14.81%) Field Engineer
3 33 (7.64%) IP Engineer
4 27 (6.25%) Architect
5 21 (4.86%) Operations Engineer
6 20 (4.63%) Implementation Engineer
7 17 (3.94%) Project Manager
7 17 (3.94%) Analyst
7 17 (3.94%) Support Engineer
8 14 (3.24%) Support Analyst
8 14 (3.24%) Software Engineer
8 14 (3.24%) Transmission Engineer
9 13 (3.01%) Network Support
10 12 (2.78%) IP Network Engineer
10 12 (2.78%) Developer
10 12 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (2.55%) Senior Network Engineer
12 9 (2.08%) Product Manager
13 8 (1.85%) Test Engineer
13 8 (1.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.55%) Java EE
2 10 (2.31%) SOAP
3 9 (2.08%) Web Services
3 9 (2.08%) Regular Expression
4 7 (1.62%) WSDL
5 6 (1.39%) .NET
6 5 (1.16%) XML
6 5 (1.16%) HTML
6 5 (1.16%) JMS
6 5 (1.16%) HTML5
7 4 (0.93%) JAXB
7 4 (0.93%) XSLT
8 3 (0.69%) XSD
8 3 (0.69%) Middleware
8 3 (0.69%) JSON
8 3 (0.69%) WSRP
8 3 (0.69%) REST
8 3 (0.69%) WebSockets
8 3 (0.69%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.46%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.79%) Video Conferencing
3 22 (5.09%) PKI
4 13 (3.01%) Replication
5 9 (2.08%) Clustering
6 8 (1.85%) iPad
6 8 (1.85%) Private Cloud
6 8 (1.85%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.39%) iPhone
7 6 (1.39%) Streaming Video
7 6 (1.39%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.16%) Device Driver
8 5 (1.16%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.16%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.16%) Open Source
9 4 (0.93%) PDA
10 3 (0.69%) Telematics
10 3 (0.69%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.69%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.69%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 80 (18.52%) Linux
2 75 (17.36%) Windows
3 47 (10.88%) UNIX
4 19 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.24%) Android
6 13 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (2.55%) AIX
8 11 (2.55%) Mac OS X
9 9 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.85%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.85%) SUSE
11 7 (1.62%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (1.39%) CentOS
12 6 (1.39%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.39%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.16%) Solaris
13 5 (1.16%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.93%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (16.20%) Line Management
2 66 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (14.12%) WFM
4 48 (11.11%) Migration
5 42 (9.72%) Load Balancing
6 36 (8.33%) Network Management
7 35 (8.10%) ITIL
8 26 (6.02%) Software Engineering
9 23 (5.32%) Service Management
10 22 (5.09%) PRINCE2
11 21 (4.86%) Validation
12 20 (4.63%) Change Management
13 18 (4.17%) Project Management
14 17 (3.94%) Service Delivery
14 17 (3.94%) Network Design
15 16 (3.70%) Configuration Management
16 15 (3.47%) Enterprise Architecture
17 14 (3.24%) Network Monitoring
18 13 (3.01%) Incident Management
19 12 (2.78%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.56%) SQL
2 21 (4.86%) C
3 20 (4.63%) C++
4 14 (3.24%) Python
5 9 (2.08%) Java
6 8 (1.85%) C#
7 6 (1.39%) Perl
7 6 (1.39%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.16%) PHP
9 4 (0.93%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.93%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.93%) Embedded C
9 4 (0.93%) Embedded C++
9 4 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.69%) IronPython
11 2 (0.46%) sed
11 2 (0.46%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.46%) VC++
12 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 112 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (18.98%) CCNA
3 79 (18.29%) CCNP
4 56 (12.96%) Security Cleared
5 37 (8.56%) CCIP
6 35 (8.10%) CCIE
7 29 (6.71%) SC Cleared
8 26 (6.02%) DV Cleared
9 24 (5.56%) JNCIP
10 23 (5.32%) JNCIA
11 18 (4.17%) Degree
12 13 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (3.01%) MCSE
13 12 (2.78%) CCDP
14 9 (2.08%) BC Cleared
15 8 (1.85%) JNCIS
16 6 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (1.16%) CCSA
17 5 (1.16%) CCSE
17 5 (1.16%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (17.59%) SLA
2 9 (2.08%) QA
3 4 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.46%) COBIT
4 2 (0.46%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (9.03%) Active Directory
2 33 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.17%) vSphere
4 16 (3.70%) Firmware
5 11 (2.55%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.85%) XenApp
7 7 (1.62%) FreeRADIUS
8 6 (1.39%) VMware Server
9 5 (1.16%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.69%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.46%) NFS
11 2 (0.46%) Xen
11 2 (0.46%) XenServer
11 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.46%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.23%) iptables
12 1 (0.23%) Samba
12 1 (0.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (3.47%) CA Spectrum
2 8 (1.85%) FortiGate
3 6 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.16%) Netcool
4 5 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.93%) HP SIM
5 4 (0.93%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.93%) Nagios
6 3 (0.69%) Cacti
6 3 (0.69%) Casper Suite
6 3 (0.69%) Iperf
7 2 (0.46%) NSN NetAct
7 2 (0.46%) SCCM
7 2 (0.46%) SCOM
7 2 (0.46%) NetCrunch
8 1 (0.23%) Puppet
8 1 (0.23%) Opsview
8 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 188 (43.52%) Cisco
2 71 (16.44%) Ericsson
3 67 (15.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 66 (15.28%) Microsoft
5 65 (15.05%) Juniper
6 47 (10.88%) VMware
7 36 (8.33%) BT
8 31 (7.18%) CheckPoint
9 30 (6.94%) Citrix
10 27 (6.25%) F5
11 23 (5.32%) HP
12 21 (4.86%) IBM
12 21 (4.86%) Oracle
13 20 (4.63%) Nokia
13 20 (4.63%) Huawei
14 19 (4.40%) SolarWinds
15 15 (3.47%) CA
16 13 (3.01%) Infoblox
16 13 (3.01%) Aruba
17 12 (2.78%) Dell
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