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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 344 372 323
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -49
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 218 181 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.39% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.10% 2.97% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 82 64
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £206 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £439 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 18
Average hourly rate £31.85 £37.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.91% +9.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £180.00 £47.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.85 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.37% +14.28%
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
7022 6103 6369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.23% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3862 3178 3163
Average daily rate £375 £374 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +6.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 357 553
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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
South East -49 67 £350 +16.66% 28
London -3 47 £320 -1.53% 17
North West -3 31 £408 +54.50% 7
South West +11 22 £310 +3.33% 8
Yorkshire -6 13 £175 -50.00% 2
East of England +6 12 £375 +36.36% 14
East Midlands +12 10 £360 - 3
West Midlands -4 7 - - 8
Ethernet
UK

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 195 (45.35%) Telecoms
2 170 (39.53%) Cisco
3 127 (29.53%) MPLS
4 112 (26.05%) VPN
5 106 (24.65%) Cisco Certification
6 98 (22.79%) WAN
7 95 (22.09%) SDH
8 92 (21.40%) TCP/IP
8 92 (21.40%) BGP
9 85 (19.77%) Ericsson
10 83 (19.30%) Firewall
10 83 (19.30%) LAN
11 79 (18.37%) SLA
12 77 (17.91%) Line Management
13 76 (17.67%) ATM
14 74 (17.21%) UMTS
14 74 (17.21%) Windows
15 73 (16.98%) CCNA
16 72 (16.74%) CCNP
16 72 (16.74%) GSM
17 71 (16.51%) Linux
17 71 (16.51%) Internet
17 71 (16.51%) OSPF
18 69 (16.05%) Radio Access Network
19 65 (15.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
19 65 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
20 63 (14.65%) Juniper
21 62 (14.42%) Microsoft
22 61 (14.19%) RNC
23 60 (13.95%) DNS

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 19 (4.42%) IIS
2 14 (3.26%) Apache
2 14 (3.26%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (1.63%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.16%) Eucalyptus
6 5 (1.16%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.70%) Moodle
7 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.47%) WinCC
9 1 (0.23%) SAS
9 1 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 40 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.21%) MS Office
3 9 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.23%) Quicktime
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.93%) SaaS
3 2 (0.47%) Office 365
3 2 (0.47%) PaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 127 (29.53%) MPLS
2 112 (26.05%) VPN
3 98 (22.79%) WAN
4 95 (22.09%) SDH
5 92 (21.40%) TCP/IP
5 92 (21.40%) BGP
6 83 (19.30%) Firewall
6 83 (19.30%) LAN
7 76 (17.67%) ATM
8 74 (17.21%) UMTS
9 72 (16.74%) GSM
10 71 (16.51%) Internet
10 71 (16.51%) OSPF
11 69 (16.05%) Radio Access Network
12 61 (14.19%) RNC
13 60 (13.95%) DNS
14 45 (10.47%) IPsec
15 42 (9.77%) VLAN
16 41 (9.53%) VoIP
17 38 (8.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.56%) DB2
3 9 (2.09%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (1.16%) MySQL
6 4 (0.93%) SQLite
7 2 (0.47%) OLTP
7 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.23%) Informix
Development Applications
1 8 (1.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.63%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.63%) Toad
3 6 (1.40%) MSI
4 5 (1.16%) Subversion
5 4 (0.93%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.93%) LabVIEW
5 4 (0.93%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.93%) Trac
5 4 (0.93%) GoogleTest
6 2 (0.47%) JIRA
7 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.23%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.23%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.23%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
General
1 195 (45.35%) Telecoms
2 28 (6.51%) Finance
3 18 (4.19%) Back Office
4 9 (2.09%) Electronics
5 7 (1.63%) Marketing
6 5 (1.16%) Banking
7 4 (0.93%) Automotive
7 4 (0.93%) Retail
8 3 (0.70%) Law
8 3 (0.70%) Legal
8 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.47%) German Language
9 2 (0.47%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.47%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 82 (19.07%) Network Engineer
2 63 (14.65%) Field Engineer
3 37 (8.60%) IP Engineer
4 25 (5.81%) Transmission Engineer
4 25 (5.81%) Architect
5 20 (4.65%) Operations Engineer
6 19 (4.42%) Software Engineer
7 18 (4.19%) Implementation Engineer
8 17 (3.95%) Support Engineer
8 17 (3.95%) Developer
8 17 (3.95%) Project Manager
9 15 (3.49%) Analyst
10 14 (3.26%) Consultant
10 14 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (2.79%) IP Network Engineer
11 12 (2.79%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (2.09%) Software Developer
12 9 (2.09%) Design Engineer
12 9 (2.09%) Test Engineer
13 8 (1.86%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.26%) Regular Expression
2 12 (2.79%) Web Services
3 11 (2.56%) SOAP
4 9 (2.09%) WSDL
5 8 (1.86%) XML
5 8 (1.86%) .NET
6 7 (1.63%) JMS
6 7 (1.63%) JAXB
6 7 (1.63%) Java EE
7 6 (1.40%) Qt
8 5 (1.16%) HTML5
8 5 (1.16%) HTML
9 4 (0.93%) XSLT
9 4 (0.93%) OpenGL
9 4 (0.93%) QML
10 3 (0.70%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.70%) WebSockets
10 3 (0.70%) CORBA
10 3 (0.70%) CSS
11 2 (0.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (2.33%) iPad
4 9 (2.09%) Blackberry
5 8 (1.86%) Replication
6 7 (1.63%) e-Health
6 7 (1.63%) IVR
7 6 (1.40%) PDA
7 6 (1.40%) Streaming Video
8 5 (1.16%) Clustering
9 4 (0.93%) PKI
9 4 (0.93%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.70%) Open Source
10 3 (0.70%) MPEG
10 3 (0.70%) VLE
10 3 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (0.70%) Telematics
11 2 (0.47%) iPhone
11 2 (0.47%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.47%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 74 (17.21%) Windows
2 71 (16.51%) Linux
3 39 (9.07%) UNIX
4 15 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.26%) AIX
6 12 (2.79%) SUSE
7 11 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
7 11 (2.56%) Android
8 10 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (2.09%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.86%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.63%) CentOS
12 6 (1.40%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.40%) Embedded Linux
12 6 (1.40%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.16%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.93%) Mac OS X Server
14 4 (0.93%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (17.91%) Line Management
2 65 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (13.72%) WFM
4 50 (11.63%) Load Balancing
5 46 (10.70%) Migration
6 33 (7.67%) Software Engineering
7 32 (7.44%) ITIL
8 29 (6.74%) Change Management
9 28 (6.51%) Service Management
10 27 (6.28%) Project Management
11 22 (5.12%) Service Delivery
12 20 (4.65%) Validation
13 19 (4.42%) PRINCE2
14 16 (3.72%) Network Management
15 14 (3.26%) Network Monitoring
16 13 (3.02%) Network Design
17 12 (2.79%) Data Migration
17 12 (2.79%) Network Architecture
18 10 (2.33%) Multithreading
18 10 (2.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (7.21%) SQL
2 22 (5.12%) C
2 22 (5.12%) C++
3 17 (3.95%) Python
4 13 (3.02%) Java
5 10 (2.33%) C#
6 8 (1.86%) Perl
7 7 (1.63%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.63%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.40%) Embedded C++
9 5 (1.16%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.16%) Embedded C
10 4 (0.93%) PHP
10 4 (0.93%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.70%) sed
11 3 (0.70%) IronPython
12 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.47%) VC++
13 1 (0.23%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 106 (24.65%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (16.98%) CCNA
3 72 (16.74%) CCNP
4 43 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 37 (8.60%) CCIP
6 35 (8.14%) CCIE
7 26 (6.05%) SC Cleared
8 21 (4.88%) VCP4
9 20 (4.65%) JNCIP
10 19 (4.42%) JNCIA
11 18 (4.19%) Degree
12 17 (3.95%) DV Cleared
13 11 (2.56%) CCDP
14 10 (2.33%) BC Cleared
14 10 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (1.86%) MCSE
16 7 (1.63%) CCSP
17 6 (1.40%) CCSA
17 6 (1.40%) CCSE
18 4 (0.93%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (18.37%) SLA
2 6 (1.40%) QA
3 4 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.47%) COBIT
4 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.23%) JTAG
System Software
1 33 (7.67%) Active Directory
2 31 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.35%) vSphere
4 16 (3.72%) Firmware
5 12 (2.79%) FreeRADIUS
6 8 (1.86%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.86%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.63%) XenApp
8 6 (1.40%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.70%) NFS
10 3 (0.70%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.47%) Xen
11 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.23%) XenServer
12 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.23%) Snort
12 1 (0.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 23 (5.35%) CA Spectrum
2 7 (1.63%) FortiGate
3 6 (1.40%) Netcool
4 5 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.70%) Casper Suite
5 3 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.70%) SCCM
6 2 (0.47%) Cacti
6 2 (0.47%) Nagios
6 2 (0.47%) NetCrunch
6 2 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.23%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.23%) Puppet
7 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.23%) Opsview
7 1 (0.23%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.23%) MOM
7 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 170 (39.53%) Cisco
2 85 (19.77%) Ericsson
3 65 (15.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 63 (14.65%) Juniper
5 62 (14.42%) Microsoft
6 46 (10.70%) VMware
7 40 (9.30%) Citrix
8 39 (9.07%) CheckPoint
9 38 (8.84%) BT
10 25 (5.81%) F5
11 24 (5.58%) CA
11 24 (5.58%) Oracle
12 22 (5.12%) Nokia
13 20 (4.65%) IBM
14 19 (4.42%) HP
15 15 (3.49%) Huawei
16 13 (3.02%) NEC
16 13 (3.02%) Cramer
17 11 (2.56%) Nortel
18 9 (2.09%) Avaya
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