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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethernet
UK / England
Rank 442 490 381
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -109
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 126 120 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.25% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.03% 1.73% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 59 60
Median daily rate £371 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £610 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 16
Median hourly rate £38.50 £41.75 £31.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.78% +31.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £15.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £49.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £31.85
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +25.58%

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
6213 6937 7200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.01% 14.50% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3911 4153 3958
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 301 421
Median hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £51.00 £44.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.89% +34.54%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 +19 58 £371 -7.30% 22
South East +7 35 £428 +25.80% 7
East of England +7 14 £400 +23.07% 18
South West +4 5 £250 +127.27% 6
North West +25 4 £325 +8.33% 10
West Midlands +5 4 £363 -
Yorkshire +20 3 £320 +16.36% 4
North East - 1 £145 -
Ethernet
UK

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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.

1 136 (47.22%) Cisco
2 109 (37.85%) WAN
2 109 (37.85%) Firewall
3 107 (37.15%) TCP/IP
4 96 (33.33%) LAN
5 92 (31.94%) Cisco Certification
6 71 (24.65%) MPLS
7 67 (23.26%) DNS
8 65 (22.57%) CCNA
9 62 (21.53%) Internet
10 60 (20.83%) VPN
10 60 (20.83%) Linux
11 59 (20.49%) CCNP
11 59 (20.49%) Wireless
12 56 (19.44%) Juniper
13 54 (18.75%) DHCP
14 53 (18.40%) Telecoms
15 52 (18.06%) Windows
16 51 (17.71%) Data Centre
17 50 (17.36%) VoIP
18 49 (17.01%) OSPF
19 46 (15.97%) Microsoft
20 44 (15.28%) Security Cleared
21 43 (14.93%) Network Security
22 42 (14.58%) BGP
23 40 (13.89%) Wi-Fi
23 40 (13.89%) Finance
24 37 (12.85%) Degree
25 36 (12.50%) IPsec
26 34 (11.81%) F5

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 10 (3.47%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.39%) Confluence
3 4 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.04%) CMS
4 3 (1.04%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.04%) IIS
5 2 (0.69%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.69%) TPMS
5 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (10.07%) MS Office
2 17 (5.90%) MS Excel
3 13 (4.51%) MS Visio
4 10 (3.47%) OrCAD
5 4 (1.39%) AutoCAD
6 3 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.35%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.13%) Office 365
4 7 (2.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (1.39%) SaaS
6 2 (0.69%) IaaS
7 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (37.85%) Firewall
1 109 (37.85%) WAN
2 107 (37.15%) TCP/IP
3 96 (33.33%) LAN
4 71 (24.65%) MPLS
5 67 (23.26%) DNS
6 62 (21.53%) Internet
7 60 (20.83%) VPN
8 59 (20.49%) Wireless
9 54 (18.75%) DHCP
10 50 (17.36%) VoIP
11 49 (17.01%) OSPF
12 43 (14.93%) Network Security
13 42 (14.58%) BGP
14 40 (13.89%) Wi-Fi
15 36 (12.50%) IPsec
16 33 (11.46%) Cisco Nexus
17 27 (9.38%) VLAN
18 26 (9.03%) SNMP
19 22 (7.64%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.39%) MySQL
3 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.69%) DB2
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (3.47%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.13%) JIRA
3 5 (1.74%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.74%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.39%) Protractor
4 4 (1.39%) Selenium
4 4 (1.39%) SpecFlow
4 4 (1.39%) Subversion
4 4 (1.39%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.04%) NetBeans
5 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.69%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.35%) JMeter
7 1 (0.35%) JUnit
7 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 53 (18.40%) Telecoms
2 40 (13.89%) Finance
3 16 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.13%) Retail
5 8 (2.78%) Advertising
5 8 (2.78%) Electronics
6 7 (2.43%) Banking
6 7 (2.43%) Legal
7 5 (1.74%) Billing
7 5 (1.74%) Military
8 4 (1.39%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.39%) Automotive
9 3 (1.04%) Back Office
9 3 (1.04%) German Language
10 2 (0.69%) Law
10 2 (0.69%) Marketing
10 2 (0.69%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.35%) French Language
11 1 (0.35%) Local Government
11 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (20.49%) Network Engineer
2 24 (8.33%) Administrator
2 24 (8.33%) Architect
3 23 (7.99%) Analyst
4 17 (5.90%) Juniper Engineer
4 17 (5.90%) Support Engineer
5 14 (4.86%) Cisco Engineer
5 14 (4.86%) Network Analyst
6 13 (4.51%) Design Engineer
6 13 (4.51%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 12 (4.17%) Electronics Engineer
7 12 (4.17%) Network Architect
7 12 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 12 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
8 11 (3.82%) Linux Administrator
8 11 (3.82%) Network Operations Analyst
8 11 (3.82%) Operations Analyst
9 10 (3.47%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 10 (3.47%) Information Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.60%) 802.1X
2 16 (5.56%) Web Services
3 7 (2.43%) Middleware
4 4 (1.39%) Leaflet
5 3 (1.04%) Qt
5 3 (1.04%) SOAP
6 2 (0.69%) JSON
6 2 (0.69%) RESTful
6 2 (0.69%) WPF
7 1 (0.35%) .NET
7 1 (0.35%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.71%) Data Centre
2 33 (11.46%) Management Information System
3 24 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 18 (6.25%) Client/Server
6 13 (4.51%) Driving Licence
6 13 (4.51%) IVR
7 11 (3.82%) Blackberry
8 9 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 8 (2.78%) Contactless
9 8 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (2.78%) PKI
10 7 (2.43%) Smartcard
10 7 (2.43%) STB
10 7 (2.43%) VHDL
11 6 (2.08%) Computer Science
11 6 (2.08%) e-Health
11 6 (2.08%) Public Cloud
11 6 (2.08%) Video on Demand
11 6 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (20.83%) Linux
2 52 (18.06%) Windows
3 23 (7.99%) Unix
3 23 (7.99%) Windows 7
3 23 (7.99%) Windows Server
4 20 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (5.21%) Apple iOS
6 12 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 10 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.78%) SUSE
9 7 (2.43%) Android
10 5 (1.74%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.04%) Solaris
11 3 (1.04%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (11.46%) Change Management
2 29 (10.07%) Network Design
3 27 (9.38%) ITIL
3 27 (9.38%) Project Management
3 27 (9.38%) Service Management
4 23 (7.99%) Information Security
4 23 (7.99%) Network Management
5 22 (7.64%) Time Management
6 21 (7.29%) Validation
7 18 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 17 (5.90%) Configuration Management
8 17 (5.90%) Load Balancing
8 17 (5.90%) Network Monitoring
8 17 (5.90%) PRINCE2
9 15 (5.21%) Migration
9 15 (5.21%) Network Architecture
9 15 (5.21%) Workflow
10 14 (4.86%) Schematic Capture
11 12 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (4.17%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.60%) SQL
2 18 (6.25%) C
2 18 (6.25%) C++
3 16 (5.56%) Perl
4 14 (4.86%) Python
5 13 (4.51%) C#
6 8 (2.78%) Java
7 6 (2.08%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.04%) Embedded C
8 3 (1.04%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.04%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.69%) Assembly Language
9 2 (0.69%) Embedded C++
9 2 (0.69%) Tcl
10 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.35%) Ruby
10 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.35%) VB
10 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 92 (31.94%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (22.57%) CCNA
3 59 (20.49%) CCNP
4 44 (15.28%) Security Cleared
5 37 (12.85%) Degree
6 24 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 15 (5.21%) DV Cleared
7 15 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (4.86%) JNCIA
9 13 (4.51%) MCSA
10 12 (4.17%) CCIE
11 11 (3.82%) ACDT
11 11 (3.82%) ACHDS
11 11 (3.82%) ACTC
11 11 (3.82%) MCDST
11 11 (3.82%) MCP
11 11 (3.82%) MCSE
11 11 (3.82%) MCSM
11 11 (3.82%) Network+ Certification
12 10 (3.47%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.21%) SLA
2 10 (3.47%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.74%) PMO
4 4 (1.39%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.39%) QA
5 3 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.69%) COBIT
6 2 (0.69%) ISO26262
6 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.35%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.35%) MISRA
System Software
1 32 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.82%) Firmware
3 11 (3.82%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.43%) LXC
6 6 (2.08%) ISA Server
7 5 (1.74%) GPFS
8 4 (1.39%) NFS
9 3 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.04%) vCloud
9 3 (1.04%) XenApp
9 3 (1.04%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.69%) Docker
10 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.69%) KVM
10 2 (0.69%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.35%) vSphere
11 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (6.60%) Nagios
2 16 (5.56%) Puppet
3 8 (2.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 7 (2.43%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (2.08%) EnCase
5 6 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.08%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.04%) SCOM
7 2 (0.69%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.35%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (0.35%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.35%) Cacti
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.35%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (0.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 136 (47.22%) Cisco
2 56 (19.44%) Juniper
3 46 (15.97%) Microsoft
4 34 (11.81%) F5
5 30 (10.42%) VMware
6 28 (9.72%) Red Hat
7 24 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 22 (7.64%) Citrix
9 18 (6.25%) Avaya
9 18 (6.25%) Riverbed
10 17 (5.90%) EMC
10 17 (5.90%) Huawei
11 16 (5.56%) Remedy
12 15 (5.21%) Palo Alto
13 14 (4.86%) HP
13 14 (4.86%) SolarWinds
14 13 (4.51%) Apple
15 12 (4.17%) Brocade
15 12 (4.17%) CA
15 12 (4.17%) Infoblox
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