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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 403 301 317
Rank change year-on-year
-102 +16
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 189 208 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.48% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.84% 3.18% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 73 92
Average daily rate £325 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £280 £305
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 13
Average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.85 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £67.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6654 6543 8532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 15.18% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3350 4094
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 529 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Ethernet
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -18 100 £300 +11.62% 27
London -30 38 £400 - 6
North West -15 14 £255 +45.71% 6
East Midlands -1 8 - - 3
Yorkshire -15 7 £350 +75.00% 2
East of England -35 7 £353 +30.55% 7
South West -28 5 £325 -43.47% 6
North East - 5 £368 -
West Midlands -21 1 - - 3
Ethernet
UK

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 181 (49.73%) Telecoms
2 148 (40.66%) MPLS
3 140 (38.46%) Cisco
4 116 (31.87%) TCP/IP
5 102 (28.02%) WAN
6 87 (23.90%) LAN
7 86 (23.63%) Firewall
8 85 (23.35%) VPN
9 83 (22.80%) Cisco Certification
10 82 (22.53%) ATM
11 78 (21.43%) SDH
12 72 (19.78%) BGP
13 65 (17.86%) OSPF
14 61 (16.76%) 3G
14 61 (16.76%) Network Design
15 58 (15.93%) Huawei
16 57 (15.66%) Microsoft
17 56 (15.38%) Juniper
18 52 (14.29%) LTE
18 52 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
19 50 (13.74%) Windows
20 48 (13.19%) VoIP
20 48 (13.19%) Internet
21 47 (12.91%) CCNA
22 45 (12.36%) DNS
22 45 (12.36%) Project Management
23 42 (11.54%) DWDM
24 40 (10.99%) MS Excel
25 39 (10.71%) CCNP
26 38 (10.44%) Active Directory

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (4.12%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.10%) Apache
4 3 (0.82%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.27%) Lync
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.59%) MS Office
3 4 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.55%) Simulink
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
5 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 148 (40.66%) MPLS
2 116 (31.87%) TCP/IP
3 102 (28.02%) WAN
4 87 (23.90%) LAN
5 86 (23.63%) Firewall
6 85 (23.35%) VPN
7 82 (22.53%) ATM
8 78 (21.43%) SDH
9 72 (19.78%) BGP
10 65 (17.86%) OSPF
11 61 (16.76%) 3G
12 52 (14.29%) LTE
12 52 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
13 48 (13.19%) VoIP
13 48 (13.19%) Internet
14 45 (12.36%) DNS
15 42 (11.54%) DWDM
16 38 (10.44%) Wireless
17 37 (10.16%) 2G
18 34 (9.34%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.02%) MS Access
3 3 (0.82%) DB2
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.27%) Informix
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.55%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.55%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.27%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.27%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.27%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
General
1 181 (49.73%) Telecoms
2 28 (7.69%) Finance
3 14 (3.85%) German Language
4 11 (3.02%) Multimedia
5 9 (2.47%) French Language
6 7 (1.92%) Dutch Language
6 7 (1.92%) Banking
7 6 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.65%) Advertising
8 5 (1.37%) Back Office
9 4 (1.10%) Electronics
10 3 (0.82%) Front Office
10 3 (0.82%) Billing
11 2 (0.55%) Legal
11 2 (0.55%) Retail
11 2 (0.55%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.55%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.55%) Avionics
12 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 76 (20.88%) Network Engineer
2 38 (10.44%) Design Engineer
3 29 (7.97%) Transmission Engineer
4 27 (7.42%) Analyst
4 27 (7.42%) Consultant
5 22 (6.04%) Architect
5 22 (6.04%) Test Engineer
6 18 (4.95%) Field Engineer
7 17 (4.67%) RAN Engineer
7 17 (4.67%) Network Design Engineer
8 16 (4.40%) Transmission Design Engineer
9 15 (4.12%) Network Architect
9 15 (4.12%) Project Manager
10 12 (3.30%) Support Engineer
11 11 (3.02%) Support Analyst
12 10 (2.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (2.75%) IP Engineer
13 9 (2.47%) Developer
13 9 (2.47%) Technical Leader
13 9 (2.47%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.55%) Qt
1 2 (0.55%) MFC
2 1 (0.27%) OCX
2 1 (0.27%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.27%) Middleware
2 1 (0.27%) WAP
2 1 (0.27%) WSH
2 1 (0.27%) .NET
2 1 (0.27%) COM
2 1 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.95%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (2.75%) Blackberry
3 8 (2.20%) PKI
3 8 (2.20%) IPTV
4 6 (1.65%) IVR
4 6 (1.65%) AS400
5 5 (1.37%) Device Driver
5 5 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.10%) PMI
6 4 (1.10%) Firmware
7 3 (0.82%) Replication
7 3 (0.82%) MPEG
7 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.82%) e-Health
7 3 (0.82%) CCTV
8 2 (0.55%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.55%) PDA
8 2 (0.55%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.55%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.74%) Windows
2 28 (7.69%) Linux
3 11 (3.02%) UNIX
4 10 (2.75%) Windows XP
5 9 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.47%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.10%) FreeBSD
6 4 (1.10%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.82%) VMS
7 3 (0.82%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.27%) SUSE
9 1 (0.27%) Debian
9 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.27%) AIX
9 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (16.76%) Network Design
2 45 (12.36%) Project Management
3 37 (10.16%) Migration
4 30 (8.24%) Network Management
5 28 (7.69%) ITIL
6 27 (7.42%) Capacity Management
7 22 (6.04%) Configuration Management
8 19 (5.22%) PRINCE2
9 17 (4.67%) Fault Management
9 17 (4.67%) Logistics
9 17 (4.67%) Service Delivery
10 16 (4.40%) Change Management
11 14 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (3.57%) Network Planning
12 13 (3.57%) Incident Management
13 12 (3.30%) Problem Management
13 12 (3.30%) Load Balancing
14 11 (3.02%) Network Architecture
15 10 (2.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.04%) SQL
2 17 (4.67%) Perl
3 14 (3.85%) Python
3 14 (3.85%) C
4 12 (3.30%) VB
5 10 (2.75%) C++
6 7 (1.92%) PHP
7 6 (1.65%) Embedded C++
8 5 (1.37%) Tcl
9 4 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.55%) C#
11 1 (0.27%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.27%) Java
11 1 (0.27%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.27%) C-shell
11 1 (0.27%) AWK
11 1 (0.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 83 (22.80%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (12.91%) CCNA
3 39 (10.71%) CCNP
4 37 (10.16%) Security Cleared
5 27 (7.42%) SC Cleared
6 25 (6.87%) Degree
7 22 (6.04%) CCIE
8 12 (3.30%) CCDP
9 10 (2.75%) ISEB
10 6 (1.65%) JNCIP
10 6 (1.65%) JNCIE
10 6 (1.65%) BC Cleared
11 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.37%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.37%) CCIP
11 5 (1.37%) CCENT
12 4 (1.10%) MCSE
13 3 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.82%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.55%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.52%) SLA
2 4 (1.10%) QA
3 3 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.55%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 38 (10.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.65%) vSphere
5 3 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.55%) XenApp
7 1 (0.27%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (0.82%) MAILsweeper
1 3 (0.82%) Netcool
1 3 (0.82%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.55%) SCDPM
2 2 (0.55%) SCCM
2 2 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (0.55%) Unicenter
2 2 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 140 (38.46%) Cisco
2 58 (15.93%) Huawei
3 57 (15.66%) Microsoft
4 56 (15.38%) Juniper
5 38 (10.44%) Ericsson
6 30 (8.24%) Nortel
7 28 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 27 (7.42%) VMware
9 23 (6.32%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 23 (6.32%) BT
10 21 (5.77%) Nokia
11 20 (5.49%) HP
11 20 (5.49%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 16 (4.40%) Cramer
12 16 (4.40%) F5
13 12 (3.30%) Citrix
14 11 (3.02%) Siemens
14 11 (3.02%) NEC
15 10 (2.75%) Brocade
16 9 (2.47%) Avaya
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