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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 366 372 286
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -86
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 195 172 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.39% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.91% 2.89% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 85 51
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£305 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 23
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £180.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
6708 5959 6485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.36% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3807 3218 3168
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 360 604
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.38 £22.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.48% -17.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -17 70 £300 - 33
London +6 40 £318 -20.62% 15
North West +14 26 £408 +53.77% 7
South West +2 25 £310 +3.33% 16
Yorkshire +3 12 £215 -38.57% 6
West Midlands -1 8 £155 -38.00% 9
East of England -6 7 - - 17
East Midlands +19 3 £360 - 4
Ethernet
UK

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 171 (42.01%) Cisco
2 162 (39.80%) Telecoms
3 129 (31.70%) MPLS
4 118 (28.99%) VPN
5 110 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
6 103 (25.31%) Firewall
7 98 (24.08%) BGP
8 89 (21.87%) WAN
9 86 (21.13%) Windows
10 82 (20.15%) TCP/IP
11 80 (19.66%) LAN
12 74 (18.18%) Linux
13 73 (17.94%) Internet
14 72 (17.69%) CCNA
15 71 (17.44%) DNS
16 70 (17.20%) SDH
16 70 (17.20%) CCNP
16 70 (17.20%) OSPF
17 62 (15.23%) Ericsson
18 60 (14.74%) Juniper
19 59 (14.50%) Load Balancing
20 58 (14.25%) Microsoft
21 54 (13.27%) VMware
22 53 (13.02%) Line Management
23 52 (12.78%) Migration
23 52 (12.78%) ATM
24 50 (12.29%) VLAN
25 48 (11.79%) SLA
25 48 (11.79%) IPsec
26 45 (11.06%) UMTS

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 21 (5.16%) IIS
2 20 (4.91%) MS Exchange
3 18 (4.42%) Apache
4 10 (2.46%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (1.97%) Eucalyptus
5 8 (1.97%) OpenStack
6 7 (1.72%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.98%) Moodle
9 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.49%) LiveLink
10 2 (0.49%) WinCC
10 2 (0.49%) Lync
11 1 (0.25%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 41 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 33 (8.11%) MS Office
3 12 (2.95%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.25%) Quicktime
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.74%) Office 365
2 3 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.74%) SaaS
3 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (31.70%) MPLS
2 118 (28.99%) VPN
3 103 (25.31%) Firewall
4 98 (24.08%) BGP
5 89 (21.87%) WAN
6 82 (20.15%) TCP/IP
7 80 (19.66%) LAN
8 73 (17.94%) Internet
9 71 (17.44%) DNS
10 70 (17.20%) SDH
10 70 (17.20%) OSPF
11 52 (12.78%) ATM
12 50 (12.29%) VLAN
13 48 (11.79%) IPsec
14 45 (11.06%) UMTS
15 43 (10.57%) Cisco Nexus
16 42 (10.32%) VoIP
16 42 (10.32%) GSM
17 41 (10.07%) SAN
17 41 (10.07%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.69%) DB2
3 11 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (1.23%) MySQL
6 4 (0.98%) SQLite
7 2 (0.49%) OLTP
7 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.25%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (1.72%) Jenkins
1 7 (1.72%) Visual Studio
1 7 (1.72%) Toad
2 6 (1.47%) MSI
3 4 (0.98%) LabVIEW
3 4 (0.98%) Subversion
3 4 (0.98%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.98%) Trac
3 4 (0.98%) GoogleTest
4 3 (0.74%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.25%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 162 (39.80%) Telecoms
2 29 (7.13%) Finance
3 19 (4.67%) Back Office
4 9 (2.21%) Electronics
5 7 (1.72%) Retail
6 4 (0.98%) Marketing
6 4 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.98%) Banking
6 4 (0.98%) Automotive
7 3 (0.74%) Law
7 3 (0.74%) Legal
8 2 (0.49%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.49%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 79 (19.41%) Network Engineer
2 38 (9.34%) IP Engineer
3 37 (9.09%) Architect
4 34 (8.35%) Transmission Engineer
4 34 (8.35%) Field Engineer
5 22 (5.41%) Analyst
6 18 (4.42%) Developer
7 17 (4.18%) Software Engineer
8 16 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (3.69%) Implementation Engineer
9 15 (3.69%) Design Engineer
9 15 (3.69%) Support Engineer
10 14 (3.44%) Consultant
10 14 (3.44%) Operations Engineer
11 13 (3.19%) Project Manager
12 11 (2.70%) Security Engineer
13 10 (2.46%) Network Architect
13 10 (2.46%) Network Security Engineer
13 10 (2.46%) Systems Engineer
14 9 (2.21%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.42%) Regular Expression
2 12 (2.95%) Web Services
3 10 (2.46%) Java EE
3 10 (2.46%) SOAP
4 9 (2.21%) WSDL
5 7 (1.72%) XML
5 7 (1.72%) JMS
5 7 (1.72%) JAXB
6 6 (1.47%) .NET
6 6 (1.47%) Qt
7 5 (1.23%) HTML5
7 5 (1.23%) HTML
8 4 (0.98%) XSLT
8 4 (0.98%) OpenGL
8 4 (0.98%) Middleware
8 4 (0.98%) QML
9 3 (0.74%) WebSockets
9 3 (0.74%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.74%) CSS
9 3 (0.74%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.93%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (2.46%) Replication
4 9 (2.21%) iPad
5 8 (1.97%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.72%) PDA
6 7 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.47%) PKI
7 6 (1.47%) IVR
7 6 (1.47%) Streaming Video
8 5 (1.23%) Open Source
8 5 (1.23%) e-Health
9 4 (0.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.74%) MPEG
10 3 (0.74%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.74%) VLE
10 3 (0.74%) Statistics
10 3 (0.74%) Life Science
10 3 (0.74%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 86 (21.13%) Windows
2 74 (18.18%) Linux
3 38 (9.34%) UNIX
4 18 (4.42%) AIX
4 18 (4.42%) SUSE
5 17 (4.18%) Oracle Linux
6 16 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.95%) Windows XP
7 12 (2.95%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.97%) Android
8 8 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.72%) Windows 2000
9 7 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (1.72%) Windows Vista
9 7 (1.72%) CentOS
9 7 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.98%) Mac OS X Server
11 4 (0.98%) VxWorks
11 4 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (14.50%) Load Balancing
2 53 (13.02%) Line Management
3 52 (12.78%) Migration
4 34 (8.35%) Service Management
5 33 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (7.86%) Software Engineering
6 32 (7.86%) ITIL
7 30 (7.37%) Project Management
7 30 (7.37%) WFM
8 29 (7.13%) Change Management
9 23 (5.65%) Validation
10 19 (4.67%) Service Delivery
11 17 (4.18%) Network Design
12 16 (3.93%) PRINCE2
12 16 (3.93%) Network Architecture
13 15 (3.69%) Data Migration
14 14 (3.44%) Network Management
15 13 (3.19%) Network Monitoring
16 11 (2.70%) Project Planning
17 10 (2.46%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (9.09%) SQL
2 25 (6.14%) C
2 25 (6.14%) C++
3 16 (3.93%) Python
4 12 (2.95%) Java
5 10 (2.46%) C#
6 9 (2.21%) Perl
7 7 (1.72%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.72%) PL/SQL
7 7 (1.72%) Embedded C++
8 5 (1.23%) Embedded C
9 4 (0.98%) PHP
9 4 (0.98%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.98%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.74%) sed
10 3 (0.74%) IronPython
11 2 (0.49%) VC++
11 2 (0.49%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.49%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 110 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (17.69%) CCNA
3 70 (17.20%) CCNP
4 44 (10.81%) Security Cleared
5 38 (9.34%) CCIE
6 32 (7.86%) CCIP
7 30 (7.37%) SC Cleared
8 20 (4.91%) Degree
8 20 (4.91%) JNCIP
9 18 (4.42%) JNCIA
10 14 (3.44%) DV Cleared
11 12 (2.95%) CCSP
12 10 (2.46%) CCDP
13 8 (1.97%) BC Cleared
14 6 (1.47%) JNCIS
14 6 (1.47%) CCSA
14 6 (1.47%) CCSE
14 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (1.23%) MCP
16 4 (0.98%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.79%) SLA
2 4 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.74%) QA
4 2 (0.49%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) JTAG
System Software
1 40 (9.83%) Active Directory
2 33 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.41%) vSphere
4 19 (4.67%) Firmware
5 16 (3.93%) FreeRADIUS
6 9 (2.21%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.97%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.47%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.23%) Snort
10 4 (0.98%) Nmap
10 4 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.74%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.74%) NFS
12 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.49%) XenApp
12 2 (0.49%) XenServer
13 1 (0.25%) UAG
13 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.25%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 20 (4.91%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (1.23%) FortiGate
3 4 (0.98%) Nessus
3 4 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (0.74%) Casper Suite
4 3 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.74%) SCCM
5 2 (0.49%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.49%) Netcool
5 2 (0.49%) Control-M
5 2 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.25%) Opsview
6 1 (0.25%) NetCrunch
6 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.25%) Puppet
6 1 (0.25%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.25%) MOM
Vendors
1 171 (42.01%) Cisco
2 62 (15.23%) Ericsson
3 60 (14.74%) Juniper
4 58 (14.25%) Microsoft
5 54 (13.27%) VMware
6 43 (10.57%) Citrix
7 42 (10.32%) CheckPoint
8 36 (8.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 31 (7.62%) BT
10 30 (7.37%) Oracle
11 26 (6.39%) Nokia
12 23 (5.65%) CA
13 20 (4.91%) F5
14 19 (4.67%) Huawei
15 17 (4.18%) IBM
16 15 (3.69%) NEC
17 14 (3.44%) HP
18 13 (3.19%) Cramer
19 10 (2.46%) Brocade
19 10 (2.46%) NetApp
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Rate: £327.51 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Focus Select Ltd
Rate: From £30 to £45 per hour 3+ month initial contract - £'s neg DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £46 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Ringwood
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Ringwood
Computer Futures
Rate: £46 - £47 per hour + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
England
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Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
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Reading
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