The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 444 388 301
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -87
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 126 168 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.36% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 2.65% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 68 87
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£295 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £140 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £575 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -22.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £14.22 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+48.93% -23.57%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6676 6346 8253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.74% 13.66% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3616 3363 3731
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 445 633
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
Ethernet
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -38 44 £231 +12.80% 12
London -13 32 £325 +8.33% 15
East of England -12 14 £283 -13.07% 2
West Midlands -11 12 - -
North West -10 7 £300 -10.58% 3
Yorkshire +9 5 £275 +10.00% 3
South West -39 4 £300 -33.33% 4
East Midlands +4 2 £350 +27.27%
Ethernet
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Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 137 (43.22%) Telecoms
2 130 (41.01%) Cisco
3 114 (35.96%) MPLS
4 79 (24.92%) TCP/IP
5 74 (23.34%) WAN
5 74 (23.34%) Firewall
6 72 (22.71%) Cisco Certification
7 66 (20.82%) Juniper
7 66 (20.82%) SDH
8 65 (20.50%) VPN
8 65 (20.50%) BGP
9 64 (20.19%) ATM
10 63 (19.87%) LAN
11 53 (16.72%) 3G
11 53 (16.72%) LTE
12 52 (16.40%) OSPF
13 50 (15.77%) Microsoft
14 49 (15.46%) CCNP
14 49 (15.46%) Windows
15 45 (14.20%) Huawei
16 44 (13.88%) CCNA
17 43 (13.56%) Internet
18 41 (12.93%) Radio Access Network
19 39 (12.30%) DNS
20 37 (11.67%) Linux
21 36 (11.36%) Network Design
21 36 (11.36%) Security Cleared
22 35 (11.04%) Project Management
22 35 (11.04%) 2G
22 35 (11.04%) Ericsson

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 14 (4.42%) Apache
2 11 (3.47%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.15%) Moodle
4 4 (1.26%) IIS
4 4 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.95%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.32%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 29 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.31%) MS Office
3 5 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.63%) EPLAN
6 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.32%) Simulink
6 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (35.96%) MPLS
2 79 (24.92%) TCP/IP
3 74 (23.34%) WAN
3 74 (23.34%) Firewall
4 66 (20.82%) SDH
5 65 (20.50%) VPN
5 65 (20.50%) BGP
6 64 (20.19%) ATM
7 63 (19.87%) LAN
8 53 (16.72%) 3G
8 53 (16.72%) LTE
9 52 (16.40%) OSPF
10 43 (13.56%) Internet
11 41 (12.93%) Radio Access Network
12 39 (12.30%) DNS
13 35 (11.04%) 2G
14 34 (10.73%) VLAN
15 33 (10.41%) DWDM
16 28 (8.83%) UMTS
16 28 (8.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.15%) MySQL
3 8 (2.52%) MS Access
4 5 (1.58%) DB2
5 2 (0.63%) Informix
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (3.47%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.63%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.63%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.32%) Subversion
3 1 (0.32%) AppScan
3 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.32%) Trac
3 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 137 (43.22%) Telecoms
2 11 (3.47%) Finance
3 9 (2.84%) Electronics
4 8 (2.52%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.89%) Publishing
6 5 (1.58%) Back Office
6 5 (1.58%) Automotive
6 5 (1.58%) French Language
6 5 (1.58%) Avionics
7 3 (0.95%) Retail
8 2 (0.63%) Front Office
8 2 (0.63%) German Language
8 2 (0.63%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 67 (21.14%) Network Engineer
2 37 (11.67%) Analyst
3 33 (10.41%) Design Engineer
4 23 (7.26%) Test Engineer
5 21 (6.62%) Transmission Engineer
6 17 (5.36%) Architect
7 15 (4.73%) IP Engineer
7 15 (4.73%) Transmission Design Engineer
8 14 (4.42%) Field Engineer
9 13 (4.10%) Project Manager
9 13 (4.10%) NOC Engineer
9 13 (4.10%) Network Design Engineer
10 12 (3.79%) Consultant
10 12 (3.79%) Support Analyst
11 11 (3.47%) Software Engineer
12 10 (3.15%) Network Analyst
13 9 (2.84%) Support Engineer
14 8 (2.52%) RAN Engineer
14 8 (2.52%) IT Support
15 7 (2.21%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.42%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.63%) HTML
2 2 (0.63%) Middleware
3 1 (0.32%) OCX
3 1 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.32%) HTML5
3 1 (0.32%) MFC
3 1 (0.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.15%) MPEG
1 10 (3.15%) E-Learning
2 9 (2.84%) Blackberry
2 9 (2.84%) Video on Demand
3 8 (2.52%) IPTV
3 8 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (2.21%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.21%) Firmware
4 7 (2.21%) VHDL
5 6 (1.89%) VLE
5 6 (1.89%) AS400
5 6 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (1.58%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.26%) PMI
7 4 (1.26%) STB
7 4 (1.26%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.63%) iPhone
8 2 (0.63%) iPad
8 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.63%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 49 (15.46%) Windows
2 37 (11.67%) Linux
3 14 (4.42%) UNIX
4 9 (2.84%) CentOS
4 9 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.89%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.89%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.58%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (1.58%) AIX
8 4 (1.26%) SUSE
9 3 (0.95%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.63%) VMS
10 2 (0.63%) Android
10 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.32%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (11.36%) Network Design
2 35 (11.04%) Project Management
3 29 (9.15%) Migration
4 28 (8.83%) ITIL
5 24 (7.57%) Validation
6 22 (6.94%) Load Balancing
6 22 (6.94%) Performance Testing
7 20 (6.31%) Change Management
8 19 (5.99%) Network Management
9 17 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
9 17 (5.36%) Configuration Management
10 15 (4.73%) PRINCE2
10 15 (4.73%) Network Planning
10 15 (4.73%) Fault Management
11 14 (4.42%) Capacity Management
12 12 (3.79%) Service Delivery
13 11 (3.47%) Software Engineering
13 11 (3.47%) Integration Testing
14 10 (3.15%) Data Modelling
15 9 (2.84%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 31 (9.78%) SQL
2 30 (9.46%) Perl
3 22 (6.94%) C
4 16 (5.05%) PHP
5 14 (4.42%) C++
6 13 (4.10%) Python
7 12 (3.79%) Shell Script
7 12 (3.79%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.47%) Tcl
9 10 (3.15%) sed
10 7 (2.21%) VB
11 2 (0.63%) Java
12 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.32%) C#
12 1 (0.32%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 72 (22.71%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (15.46%) CCNP
3 44 (13.88%) CCNA
4 36 (11.36%) Security Cleared
5 29 (9.15%) Degree
6 27 (8.52%) SC Cleared
7 17 (5.36%) CCIE
8 15 (4.73%) ISEB
9 11 (3.47%) CCIP
10 9 (2.84%) JNCIP
11 8 (2.52%) JNCIE
11 8 (2.52%) CCDP
12 7 (2.21%) ISTQB
12 7 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (1.89%) MCSE
14 5 (1.58%) PMI Certification
14 5 (1.58%) JNCIA
14 5 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (1.26%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.20%) SLA
2 6 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (7.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.47%) vSphere
3 10 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.21%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.95%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (0.95%) NFS
6 2 (0.63%) XenServer
6 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (2.84%) OPNET
2 5 (1.58%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (0.95%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (0.63%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.63%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.32%) Cacti
5 1 (0.32%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.32%) Control-M
5 1 (0.32%) Nagios
5 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 130 (41.01%) Cisco
2 66 (20.82%) Juniper
3 50 (15.77%) Microsoft
4 45 (14.20%) Huawei
5 35 (11.04%) Ericsson
6 30 (9.46%) Nortel
7 25 (7.89%) VMware
8 20 (6.31%) Nokia
9 19 (5.99%) CheckPoint
9 19 (5.99%) BT
10 18 (5.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 17 (5.36%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 15 (4.73%) Citrix
12 15 (4.73%) Cramer
13 13 (4.10%) HP
14 12 (3.79%) NEC
14 12 (3.79%) Brocade
15 11 (3.47%) Oracle
16 10 (3.15%) Avaya
16 10 (3.15%) Redback
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £30 - £34 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - £500
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Sussex
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 - £30.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago