The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 517 466 457
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -9
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 116 169 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.46% 2.26% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 94 68
Median daily rate £363 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £208 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £26.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.53% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £12.87 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £41.80 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £34.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.86% +38.00%
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
7943 7489 7417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.70% 14.13% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4917 4361 4050
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 472 423
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.98% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.99 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.83 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Ethernet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 50 £370 -0.67% 10
South East -13 27 £350 - 9
West Midlands -24 16 £425 - 3
South West 0 8 £412 -3.11% 2
East of England +12 5 £320 +28.00% 4
Yorkshire -6 5 £180 -55.00% 4
North West +8 3 £700 +10.23% 12
North East -32 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Ethernet
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Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 120 (48.98%) Cisco
2 92 (37.55%) Firewall
3 75 (30.61%) TCP/IP
3 75 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (29.39%) Windows
5 65 (26.53%) MPLS
6 63 (25.71%) Linux
7 60 (24.49%) WAN
8 59 (24.08%) ITIL
8 59 (24.08%) Data Centre
9 58 (23.67%) VPN
9 58 (23.67%) OSPF
10 57 (23.27%) BGP
11 56 (22.86%) LAN
12 53 (21.63%) Wireless
13 47 (19.18%) Cisco Nexus
14 44 (17.96%) Internet
15 40 (16.33%) CCNP
16 39 (15.92%) Microsoft
17 38 (15.51%) Change Management
17 38 (15.51%) IPsec
17 38 (15.51%) Cisco ASA
17 38 (15.51%) Windows Server
18 37 (15.10%) Telecoms
18 37 (15.10%) DHCP
19 35 (14.29%) VoIP
19 35 (14.29%) Juniper
20 34 (13.88%) SNMP
20 34 (13.88%) CCNA
20 34 (13.88%) Security Cleared

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.67%) IBM Notes
2 8 (3.27%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.22%) IIS
5 2 (0.82%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (9.39%) MS Office
2 19 (7.76%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.82%) Simulink
5 1 (0.41%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.49%) Office 365
2 6 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.82%) GitHub
4 2 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 92 (37.55%) Firewall
2 75 (30.61%) TCP/IP
3 65 (26.53%) MPLS
4 60 (24.49%) WAN
5 58 (23.67%) OSPF
5 58 (23.67%) VPN
6 57 (23.27%) BGP
7 56 (22.86%) LAN
8 53 (21.63%) Wireless
9 47 (19.18%) Cisco Nexus
10 44 (17.96%) Internet
11 38 (15.51%) Cisco ASA
11 38 (15.51%) IPsec
12 37 (15.10%) DHCP
13 35 (14.29%) VoIP
14 34 (13.88%) SNMP
15 29 (11.84%) DNS
16 28 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
17 26 (10.61%) Network Security
17 26 (10.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.41%) FileMaker
3 1 (0.41%) MySQL
3 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.27%) ClearCase
1 8 (3.27%) CppUnit
2 6 (2.45%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (1.63%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.22%) LabVIEW
4 3 (1.22%) Subversion
5 2 (0.82%) Automake
5 2 (0.82%) Hudson
5 2 (0.82%) JIRA
5 2 (0.82%) VectorCAST
6 1 (0.41%) PVCS
6 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (15.10%) Telecoms
2 21 (8.57%) Finance
3 6 (2.45%) Retail
4 5 (2.04%) Billing
4 5 (2.04%) Legal
4 5 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.63%) Back Office
5 4 (1.63%) Electronics
6 3 (1.22%) Advertising
6 3 (1.22%) Avionics
6 3 (1.22%) Marketing
6 3 (1.22%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.41%) French Language
8 1 (0.41%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) German Language
8 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 66 (26.94%) Network Engineer
2 36 (14.69%) Support Engineer
3 23 (9.39%) Software Engineer
4 20 (8.16%) Cisco Engineer
5 17 (6.94%) Architect
5 17 (6.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 14 (5.71%) Embedded Engineer
7 13 (5.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 12 (4.90%) Analyst
9 11 (4.49%) Desktop Support
10 10 (4.08%) Network Architect
11 9 (3.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (3.67%) Developer
11 9 (3.67%) Network Support
12 8 (3.27%) Cisco Support
12 8 (3.27%) Network Support Engineer
12 8 (3.27%) Senior Network Engineer
12 8 (3.27%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (2.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 7 (2.86%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.39%) 802.1X
2 9 (3.67%) Regular Expression
3 8 (3.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (2.04%) Middleware
5 4 (1.63%) OCX
5 4 (1.63%) Web Services
5 4 (1.63%) XML
6 2 (0.82%) XMPP
7 1 (0.41%) .NET
7 1 (0.41%) HTML
7 1 (0.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 59 (24.08%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.76%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.90%) Blackberry
4 11 (4.49%) Driving Licence
5 10 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.08%) e-Health
5 10 (4.08%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (4.08%) FlexPod
5 10 (4.08%) PKI
6 9 (3.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (3.27%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.45%) Internet of Things
9 5 (2.04%) CMDB
10 4 (1.63%) Arduino
10 4 (1.63%) Fintech
10 4 (1.63%) Home Automation
10 4 (1.63%) Raspberry Pi
10 4 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (29.39%) Windows
2 63 (25.71%) Linux
3 38 (15.51%) Windows Server
4 20 (8.16%) Unix
5 18 (7.35%) Windows 7
6 14 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (4.49%) Apple iOS
8 10 (4.08%) Data ONTAP
9 9 (3.67%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.45%) VxWorks
10 6 (2.45%) Windows 10
11 5 (2.04%) Android
11 5 (2.04%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.63%) Windows NT
12 4 (1.63%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.22%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.82%) Solaris
14 2 (0.82%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.08%) ITIL
2 38 (15.51%) Change Management
3 27 (11.02%) Software Engineering
4 25 (10.20%) Service Management
5 23 (9.39%) Network Design
6 18 (7.35%) Load Balancing
7 17 (6.94%) Migration
8 16 (6.53%) Project Management
9 15 (6.12%) Change Control
10 14 (5.71%) ITSM
10 14 (5.71%) Network Management
11 13 (5.31%) Time Management
12 12 (4.90%) PRINCE2
13 11 (4.49%) Problem Management
13 11 (4.49%) Validation
14 10 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
14 10 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
14 10 (4.08%) Scrum
14 10 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.02%) C
2 15 (6.12%) C++
3 11 (4.49%) Java
4 10 (4.08%) Shell Script
5 9 (3.67%) SQL
6 8 (3.27%) Embedded C
7 7 (2.86%) Python
8 5 (2.04%) Perl
9 3 (1.22%) C#
9 3 (1.22%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.22%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.82%) ANSI C
10 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.41%) Fortran
11 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.41%) PHP
11 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.41%) R
11 1 (0.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 75 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (16.33%) CCNP
3 34 (13.88%) CCNA
3 34 (13.88%) Security Cleared
4 31 (12.65%) Degree
5 19 (7.76%) SC Cleared
6 17 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (6.53%) CCIE
7 16 (6.53%) MCP
8 15 (6.12%) MCSA
9 11 (4.49%) CCSE
9 11 (4.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 11 (4.49%) MCSE
9 11 (4.49%) Network+ Certification
10 10 (4.08%) A+ Certification
10 10 (4.08%) ACDT
10 10 (4.08%) ACHDS
10 10 (4.08%) ACTC
10 10 (4.08%) MCDST
10 10 (4.08%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.12%) SLA
2 12 (4.90%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.22%) QA
4 2 (0.82%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.41%) DO-254
5 1 (0.41%) JTAG
5 1 (0.41%) MiFID
System Software
1 28 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.90%) Virtual Servers
4 11 (4.49%) vSphere
5 10 (4.08%) Firmware
6 8 (3.27%) iptables
6 8 (3.27%) OpenSSH
7 7 (2.86%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.22%) NFS
10 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.82%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.41%) BIND 9
11 1 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.41%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.41%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (5.31%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (3.27%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (2.86%) Nagios
4 6 (2.45%) OpenView
5 5 (2.04%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.63%) Amdocs OSS
7 3 (1.22%) Cacti
7 3 (1.22%) EnCase
7 3 (1.22%) Netcool
7 3 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.22%) Puppet
8 2 (0.82%) Ansible
8 2 (0.82%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.82%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 120 (48.98%) Cisco
2 39 (15.92%) Microsoft
3 35 (14.29%) Juniper
4 32 (13.06%) CheckPoint
5 26 (10.61%) F5
5 26 (10.61%) VMware
6 21 (8.57%) HP
7 16 (6.53%) CA
8 15 (6.12%) Citrix
8 15 (6.12%) IBM
8 15 (6.12%) Oracle
9 13 (5.31%) SolarWinds
10 12 (4.90%) Apple
10 12 (4.90%) Extreme Networks
11 11 (4.49%) Palo Alto
12 10 (4.08%) Dell
12 10 (4.08%) NetApp
12 10 (4.08%) ServiceNow
13 9 (3.67%) Lotus
14 8 (3.27%) EMC
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