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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 430 386 308
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -78
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 127 168 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.36% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% 2.63% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 66 91
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£298 £288 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.47% -14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £140 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £514 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £290 £294
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -1.27%
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 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+48.93% -22.95%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6839 6396 8254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.85% 13.73% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3707 3397 3729
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 435 640
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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 28 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 28 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 28 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 -58 44 £231 +11.44% 13
London +3 34 £325 +8.33% 17
East of England -23 14 £283 -13.07% 4
West Midlands -4 12 - -
Yorkshire +6 6 £275 +10.00% 1
North West -14 6 £300 -10.58% 5
South West -41 4 £300 -33.33% 5
East Midlands +1 2 £350 +27.27%
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Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 130 (42.48%) Cisco
2 128 (41.83%) Telecoms
3 111 (36.27%) MPLS
4 76 (24.84%) Firewall
4 76 (24.84%) WAN
4 76 (24.84%) TCP/IP
5 72 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 65 (21.24%) Juniper
6 65 (21.24%) LAN
7 64 (20.92%) BGP
8 63 (20.59%) VPN
9 62 (20.26%) SDH
9 62 (20.26%) ATM
10 51 (16.67%) Windows
10 51 (16.67%) OSPF
10 51 (16.67%) 3G
10 51 (16.67%) LTE
11 49 (16.01%) CCNP
12 48 (15.69%) Microsoft
13 44 (14.38%) CCNA
14 43 (14.05%) Internet
15 41 (13.40%) Huawei
16 40 (13.07%) DNS
17 39 (12.75%) Linux
17 39 (12.75%) Radio Access Network
18 35 (11.44%) Security Cleared
19 34 (11.11%) VLAN
19 34 (11.11%) Network Design
20 33 (10.78%) Ericsson
20 33 (10.78%) Project Management

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (4.58%) Apache
2 13 (4.25%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.27%) Moodle
4 4 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.31%) IIS
5 3 (0.98%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.65%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.21%) MS Office
3 5 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.65%) EPLAN
6 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.33%) Simulink
6 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (36.27%) MPLS
2 76 (24.84%) Firewall
2 76 (24.84%) WAN
2 76 (24.84%) TCP/IP
3 65 (21.24%) LAN
4 64 (20.92%) BGP
5 63 (20.59%) VPN
6 62 (20.26%) ATM
6 62 (20.26%) SDH
7 51 (16.67%) OSPF
7 51 (16.67%) 3G
7 51 (16.67%) LTE
8 43 (14.05%) Internet
9 40 (13.07%) DNS
10 39 (12.75%) Radio Access Network
11 34 (11.11%) VLAN
12 33 (10.78%) 2G
13 30 (9.80%) DWDM
14 28 (9.15%) UMTS
14 28 (9.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.27%) MySQL
3 7 (2.29%) MS Access
4 5 (1.63%) DB2
5 3 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.65%) Informix
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (3.59%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.65%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.65%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.33%) Subversion
3 1 (0.33%) AppScan
3 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.33%) Trac
3 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 128 (41.83%) Telecoms
2 12 (3.92%) Finance
3 9 (2.94%) Electronics
4 7 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.96%) Publishing
6 5 (1.63%) Automotive
6 5 (1.63%) French Language
6 5 (1.63%) Avionics
7 4 (1.31%) Back Office
8 3 (0.98%) Retail
9 2 (0.65%) Front Office
9 2 (0.65%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) German Language
10 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 64 (20.92%) Network Engineer
2 33 (10.78%) Analyst
3 32 (10.46%) Design Engineer
4 22 (7.19%) Test Engineer
5 21 (6.86%) Architect
6 19 (6.21%) Transmission Engineer
7 16 (5.23%) IP Engineer
8 15 (4.90%) Transmission Design Engineer
9 14 (4.58%) Field Engineer
10 12 (3.92%) Consultant
10 12 (3.92%) NOC Engineer
11 11 (3.59%) Network Design Engineer
11 11 (3.59%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.59%) Software Engineer
11 11 (3.59%) Support Analyst
12 10 (3.27%) Network Analyst
13 9 (2.94%) Support Engineer
14 8 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
15 7 (2.29%) IT Support
15 7 (2.29%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.58%) Regular Expression
2 4 (1.31%) Middleware
3 3 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.65%) HTML
5 1 (0.33%) MFC
5 1 (0.33%) COM
5 1 (0.33%) OCX
5 1 (0.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.27%) MPEG
1 10 (3.27%) E-Learning
2 9 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (2.94%) Video on Demand
3 8 (2.61%) IPTV
3 8 (2.61%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.29%) VHDL
4 7 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (1.96%) VLE
6 5 (1.63%) AS400
6 5 (1.63%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.63%) Firmware
7 4 (1.31%) PMI
7 4 (1.31%) STB
7 4 (1.31%) Learning Management System
8 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.65%) iPad
9 2 (0.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 51 (16.67%) Windows
2 39 (12.75%) Linux
3 16 (5.23%) UNIX
4 9 (2.94%) CentOS
4 9 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.29%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.96%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.63%) AIX
9 4 (1.31%) SUSE
10 3 (0.98%) Solaris
10 3 (0.98%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.65%) VMS
11 2 (0.65%) Android
11 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (11.11%) Network Design
2 33 (10.78%) Project Management
3 31 (10.13%) Migration
4 27 (8.82%) ITIL
5 24 (7.84%) Validation
6 22 (7.19%) Load Balancing
6 22 (7.19%) Performance Testing
7 19 (6.21%) Change Management
8 18 (5.88%) Network Management
9 16 (5.23%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (5.23%) Configuration Management
10 15 (4.90%) Network Planning
11 14 (4.58%) PRINCE2
12 13 (4.25%) Service Delivery
12 13 (4.25%) Fault Management
12 13 (4.25%) Capacity Management
13 11 (3.59%) Integration Testing
13 11 (3.59%) Software Engineering
13 11 (3.59%) Data Modelling
14 9 (2.94%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.80%) Perl
2 29 (9.48%) SQL
3 22 (7.19%) C
4 16 (5.23%) PHP
5 14 (4.58%) C++
6 13 (4.25%) Python
7 12 (3.92%) Shell Script
7 12 (3.92%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.59%) Tcl
9 10 (3.27%) sed
10 6 (1.96%) VB
11 2 (0.65%) Java
12 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.33%) C#
12 1 (0.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 72 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (16.01%) CCNP
3 44 (14.38%) CCNA
4 35 (11.44%) Security Cleared
5 29 (9.48%) Degree
6 26 (8.50%) SC Cleared
7 18 (5.88%) CCIE
8 13 (4.25%) ISEB
9 11 (3.59%) CCIP
10 10 (3.27%) JNCIP
11 9 (2.94%) JNCIE
11 9 (2.94%) CCDP
12 7 (2.29%) ISTQB
12 7 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (1.96%) MCSE
14 5 (1.63%) PMI Certification
14 5 (1.63%) JNCIA
14 5 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (1.31%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.84%) SLA
2 6 (1.96%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.59%) vSphere
4 7 (2.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.98%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (0.98%) NFS
6 2 (0.65%) XenServer
6 2 (0.65%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (2.61%) OPNET
2 5 (1.63%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (0.98%) MAILsweeper
3 3 (0.98%) Control-M
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.65%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.65%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.65%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.33%) Cacti
5 1 (0.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 130 (42.48%) Cisco
2 65 (21.24%) Juniper
3 48 (15.69%) Microsoft
4 41 (13.40%) Huawei
5 33 (10.78%) Ericsson
6 28 (9.15%) Nortel
7 26 (8.50%) VMware
8 20 (6.54%) Nokia
9 19 (6.21%) CheckPoint
10 18 (5.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 17 (5.56%) BT
11 17 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 15 (4.90%) Citrix
13 14 (4.58%) Cramer
14 13 (4.25%) HP
15 12 (3.92%) Oracle
15 12 (3.92%) NEC
15 12 (3.92%) Brocade
16 10 (3.27%) Redback
16 10 (3.27%) F5
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Rate: £25000 to £30000 per annum
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Rate: £0 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
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Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £250.00 per day
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Rate: £325 - £375 per day
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Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
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