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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 432 389 335
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -54
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 152 172 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.35% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 2.59% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 69 71
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£325 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 28
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £20.50 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -10.56%
Ethernet
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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
7443 6649 8272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.61% 13.66% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4074 3675 3832
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 385 650
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -30 49 £225 -3.22% 14
London +12 39 £350 - 19
East of England -20 18 £345 - 5
West Midlands -22 10 £268 -1.83%
Yorkshire +10 8 £275 -19.70% 1
South West -38 8 £300 -33.33% 8
North West -7 6 £300 -10.58% 6
East Midlands +3 2 £350 +27.27% 1
Ethernet
UK

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 141 (46.23%) Cisco
2 102 (33.44%) MPLS
3 101 (33.11%) Telecoms
4 91 (29.84%) Firewall
5 80 (26.23%) Cisco Certification
6 71 (23.28%) WAN
7 70 (22.95%) Juniper
7 70 (22.95%) BGP
8 68 (22.30%) VPN
9 67 (21.97%) TCP/IP
10 59 (19.34%) SDH
11 58 (19.02%) LAN
12 57 (18.69%) Windows
13 52 (17.05%) ATM
14 51 (16.72%) CCNP
14 51 (16.72%) OSPF
15 48 (15.74%) DNS
15 48 (15.74%) Microsoft
16 47 (15.41%) Linux
17 46 (15.08%) CCNA
17 46 (15.08%) LTE
18 45 (14.75%) 3G
19 44 (14.43%) Internet
19 44 (14.43%) VLAN
20 36 (11.80%) VMware
20 36 (11.80%) Security Cleared
20 36 (11.80%) Ericsson
21 35 (11.48%) Migration
22 34 (11.15%) Load Balancing
23 33 (10.82%) DWDM

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (5.90%) Apache
2 17 (5.57%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.61%) Moodle
4 10 (3.28%) IIS
5 5 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.31%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.31%) Eucalyptus
6 4 (1.31%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.98%) LiveLink
8 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.66%) Lync
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.23%) MS Office
3 10 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.66%) EPLAN
6 1 (0.33%) Simulink
6 1 (0.33%) MS Project
6 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.66%) SaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 102 (33.44%) MPLS
2 91 (29.84%) Firewall
3 71 (23.28%) WAN
4 70 (22.95%) BGP
5 68 (22.30%) VPN
6 67 (21.97%) TCP/IP
7 59 (19.34%) SDH
8 58 (19.02%) LAN
9 52 (17.05%) ATM
10 51 (16.72%) OSPF
11 48 (15.74%) DNS
12 46 (15.08%) LTE
13 45 (14.75%) 3G
14 44 (14.43%) Internet
14 44 (14.43%) VLAN
15 33 (10.82%) DWDM
16 32 (10.49%) IPsec
17 30 (9.84%) Network Security
18 28 (9.18%) 2G
19 27 (8.85%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.28%) MySQL
3 8 (2.62%) DB2
4 4 (1.31%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (1.31%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.66%) Informix
5 2 (0.66%) MS Access
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (3.61%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.66%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.66%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.33%) Trac
3 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.33%) AppScan
3 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 101 (33.11%) Telecoms
2 12 (3.93%) Finance
3 8 (2.62%) Electronics
4 6 (1.97%) Retail
4 6 (1.97%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.97%) Publishing
4 6 (1.97%) Back Office
5 5 (1.64%) Automotive
5 5 (1.64%) French Language
6 4 (1.31%) Avionics
7 2 (0.66%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Front Office
8 1 (0.33%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Local Government
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 58 (19.02%) Network Engineer
2 35 (11.48%) Analyst
3 31 (10.16%) Design Engineer
3 31 (10.16%) Architect
4 28 (9.18%) IP Engineer
5 27 (8.85%) Transmission Engineer
6 16 (5.25%) Test Engineer
7 15 (4.92%) Transmission Design Engineer
8 13 (4.26%) Network Analyst
9 12 (3.93%) Consultant
10 11 (3.61%) Software Engineer
11 10 (3.28%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.62%) Transmission Planning Engineer
12 8 (2.62%) Transmission Planner
12 8 (2.62%) Support Engineer
12 8 (2.62%) Field Engineer
13 7 (2.30%) NOC Engineer
13 7 (2.30%) Network Architect
14 6 (1.97%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.90%) Regular Expression
2 5 (1.64%) Middleware
3 4 (1.31%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (1.31%) Java EE
4 2 (0.66%) Web Services
4 2 (0.66%) HTML
5 1 (0.33%) HTML5
5 1 (0.33%) OCX
5 1 (0.33%) Flash
5 1 (0.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.61%) MPEG
2 10 (3.28%) Video on Demand
2 10 (3.28%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.28%) E-Learning
3 9 (2.95%) Blackberry
3 9 (2.95%) IPTV
4 8 (2.62%) Firmware
5 7 (2.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 7 (2.30%) VHDL
6 6 (1.97%) VLE
6 6 (1.97%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.64%) Replication
7 5 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.31%) Open Source
8 4 (1.31%) Learning Management System
8 4 (1.31%) STB
8 4 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.31%) AS400
8 4 (1.31%) iPad
8 4 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 57 (18.69%) Windows
2 47 (15.41%) Linux
3 22 (7.21%) UNIX
4 12 (3.93%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (2.95%) AIX
5 9 (2.95%) CentOS
5 9 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.62%) Windows XP
6 8 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.62%) SUSE
7 7 (2.30%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.64%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.31%) Solaris
11 3 (0.98%) Android
12 2 (0.66%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.66%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (11.48%) Migration
2 34 (11.15%) Load Balancing
3 29 (9.51%) Network Design
3 29 (9.51%) ITIL
4 28 (9.18%) Project Management
5 25 (8.20%) Validation
6 20 (6.56%) Performance Testing
7 19 (6.23%) Network Management
8 18 (5.90%) Network Planning
9 16 (5.25%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (4.92%) Change Management
11 12 (3.93%) Integration Testing
11 12 (3.93%) Software Engineering
11 12 (3.93%) Service Delivery
12 11 (3.61%) Service Management
12 11 (3.61%) Data Modelling
13 10 (3.28%) Network Architecture
14 9 (2.95%) Configuration Management
14 9 (2.95%) PRINCE2
15 8 (2.62%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.18%) Perl
2 26 (8.52%) C
2 26 (8.52%) SQL
3 17 (5.57%) C++
4 16 (5.25%) PHP
5 12 (3.93%) Shell Script
5 12 (3.93%) Bash Shell
6 10 (3.28%) Python
6 10 (3.28%) sed
7 9 (2.95%) Tcl
8 2 (0.66%) Java
8 2 (0.66%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.33%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.33%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.33%) C#
9 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 80 (26.23%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (16.72%) CCNP
3 46 (15.08%) CCNA
4 36 (11.80%) Security Cleared
5 29 (9.51%) Degree
6 26 (8.52%) SC Cleared
7 24 (7.87%) CCIE
8 12 (3.93%) JNCIP
9 11 (3.61%) ISEB
9 11 (3.61%) JNCIE
10 10 (3.28%) CCIP
11 8 (2.62%) ISTQB
11 8 (2.62%) CCDP
12 7 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (2.30%) JNCIA
12 7 (2.30%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (1.64%) MCSE
15 4 (1.31%) CCSP
16 3 (0.98%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.21%) SLA
2 6 (1.97%) QA
3 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.26%) vSphere
4 9 (2.95%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.30%) FreeRADIUS
6 4 (1.31%) NFS
7 3 (0.98%) Snort
7 3 (0.98%) Nmap
7 3 (0.98%) XenServer
8 2 (0.66%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.33%) vCloud
9 1 (0.33%) UAG
9 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.33%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.97%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (1.31%) Control-M
2 4 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.98%) OPNET
3 3 (0.98%) MAILsweeper
3 3 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.98%) Nessus
3 3 (0.98%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.66%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.66%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.66%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.33%) Nagios
5 1 (0.33%) SCCM
5 1 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 141 (46.23%) Cisco
2 70 (22.95%) Juniper
3 48 (15.74%) Microsoft
4 36 (11.80%) VMware
4 36 (11.80%) Ericsson
5 32 (10.49%) Huawei
6 24 (7.87%) CheckPoint
6 24 (7.87%) Nokia
6 24 (7.87%) Citrix
7 23 (7.54%) Nortel
8 16 (5.25%) Oracle
8 16 (5.25%) HP
9 15 (4.92%) BT
9 15 (4.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 14 (4.59%) NEC
11 13 (4.26%) IBM
11 13 (4.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 13 (4.26%) Brocade
12 11 (3.61%) Cramer
12 11 (3.61%) Avaya
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