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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 340 392 326
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -66
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 252 175 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.37% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.52% 2.84% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 81 68
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£338 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.87% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 20
Average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £20.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £180.00 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-74.07% +15.71%
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
7158 6166 6303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.04% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3946 3240 3148
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 389 538
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 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 27 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 27 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
London +45 79 £350 -13.84% 19
South East -44 72 £330 +10.00% 30
North West -1 27 £408 +46.84% 10
South West +7 17 £310 -31.86% 5
East Midlands -2 12 £425 - 1
Yorkshire -10 12 - - 3
East of England +5 10 £250 -9.09% 14
West Midlands 0 7 - - 2
North East - - - - 1
Ethernet
UK

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 198 (44.70%) Telecoms
2 186 (41.99%) Cisco
3 131 (29.57%) MPLS
4 125 (28.22%) VPN
5 124 (27.99%) WAN
6 115 (25.96%) Cisco Certification
7 112 (25.28%) LAN
8 107 (24.15%) TCP/IP
9 102 (23.02%) BGP
10 100 (22.57%) SDH
11 91 (20.54%) Firewall
12 88 (19.86%) ATM
13 86 (19.41%) CCNA
14 82 (18.51%) Ericsson
14 82 (18.51%) Internet
15 80 (18.06%) SLA
16 79 (17.83%) GSM
16 79 (17.83%) CCNP
17 77 (17.38%) UMTS
18 76 (17.16%) OSPF
18 76 (17.16%) Radio Access Network
18 76 (17.16%) Line Management
19 72 (16.25%) Microsoft
19 72 (16.25%) Windows
20 71 (16.03%) Linux
21 70 (15.80%) Agile Software Development
22 69 (15.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
23 67 (15.12%) Juniper
23 67 (15.12%) DNS
23 67 (15.12%) RNC

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 17 (3.84%) IIS
2 13 (2.93%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.71%) Apache
4 10 (2.26%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.13%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.13%) Eucalyptus
6 5 (1.13%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.68%) Moodle
7 3 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (0.68%) CMS
8 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.45%) WinCC
8 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 49 (11.06%) MS Excel
2 36 (8.13%) MS Office
3 16 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.23%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.23%) Quicktime
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.90%) SaaS
3 3 (0.68%) Office 365
4 2 (0.45%) PaaS
4 2 (0.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 131 (29.57%) MPLS
2 125 (28.22%) VPN
3 124 (27.99%) WAN
4 112 (25.28%) LAN
5 107 (24.15%) TCP/IP
6 102 (23.02%) BGP
7 100 (22.57%) SDH
8 91 (20.54%) Firewall
9 88 (19.86%) ATM
10 82 (18.51%) Internet
11 79 (17.83%) GSM
12 77 (17.38%) UMTS
13 76 (17.16%) OSPF
13 76 (17.16%) Radio Access Network
14 67 (15.12%) DNS
14 67 (15.12%) RNC
15 59 (13.32%) Wireless
16 52 (11.74%) Cisco ASA
17 47 (10.61%) VLAN
18 44 (9.93%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.03%) DB2
3 7 (1.58%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.35%) MySQL
5 5 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (0.90%) SQLite
7 2 (0.45%) OLTP
7 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.81%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.35%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.35%) MSI
3 5 (1.13%) Toad
3 5 (1.13%) Subversion
4 4 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.90%) LabVIEW
4 4 (0.90%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.90%) Trac
4 4 (0.90%) GoogleTest
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.45%) JIRA
7 1 (0.23%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.23%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.23%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
General
1 198 (44.70%) Telecoms
2 41 (9.26%) Finance
3 18 (4.06%) Back Office
4 11 (2.48%) Marketing
5 9 (2.03%) Multimedia
6 7 (1.58%) Electronics
7 6 (1.35%) Banking
8 5 (1.13%) Retail
9 4 (0.90%) German Language
9 4 (0.90%) Automotive
9 4 (0.90%) Legal
10 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.68%) Law
11 2 (0.45%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 93 (20.99%) Network Engineer
2 68 (15.35%) Field Engineer
3 34 (7.67%) IP Engineer
4 26 (5.87%) Architect
5 22 (4.97%) Transmission Engineer
6 21 (4.74%) Operations Engineer
7 20 (4.51%) Implementation Engineer
7 20 (4.51%) Support Engineer
8 18 (4.06%) Project Manager
9 17 (3.84%) Analyst
10 15 (3.39%) Developer
11 13 (2.93%) Consultant
11 13 (2.93%) Software Engineer
11 13 (2.93%) Network Support
12 12 (2.71%) IP Network Engineer
12 12 (2.71%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (2.26%) Network Analyst
13 10 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.26%) Back Office Engineer
14 9 (2.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.71%) Regular Expression
2 10 (2.26%) SOAP
3 9 (2.03%) Web Services
4 7 (1.58%) .NET
4 7 (1.58%) WSDL
4 7 (1.58%) Java EE
5 6 (1.35%) XML
6 5 (1.13%) HTML5
6 5 (1.13%) Qt
6 5 (1.13%) JMS
6 5 (1.13%) HTML
6 5 (1.13%) JAXB
7 4 (0.90%) XSLT
7 4 (0.90%) OpenGL
7 4 (0.90%) QML
8 3 (0.68%) WebSockets
8 3 (0.68%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.68%) CORBA
8 3 (0.68%) WSRP
9 2 (0.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.97%) Video Conferencing
3 18 (4.06%) PKI
4 10 (2.26%) Replication
5 9 (2.03%) Clustering
6 8 (1.81%) e-Health
6 8 (1.81%) iPad
7 7 (1.58%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.58%) IVR
8 6 (1.35%) PDA
9 5 (1.13%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.13%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.90%) Streaming Video
10 4 (0.90%) Open Source
11 3 (0.68%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.68%) Device Driver
11 3 (0.68%) VLE
11 3 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (0.68%) Telematics
11 3 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 72 (16.25%) Windows
2 71 (16.03%) Linux
3 41 (9.26%) UNIX
4 18 (4.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (2.71%) AIX
6 11 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.48%) Android
7 10 (2.26%) SUSE
8 9 (2.03%) Windows 7
8 9 (2.03%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.58%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.58%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.58%) CentOS
10 6 (1.35%) Windows Vista
10 6 (1.35%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.90%) Mac OS X Server
11 4 (0.90%) VxWorks
12 3 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (17.16%) Line Management
2 70 (15.80%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (14.22%) WFM
4 47 (10.61%) Migration
5 45 (10.16%) Load Balancing
6 33 (7.45%) ITIL
7 31 (7.00%) Network Management
8 25 (5.64%) Service Management
8 25 (5.64%) Software Engineering
9 24 (5.42%) Change Management
10 22 (4.97%) Project Management
11 21 (4.74%) PRINCE2
11 21 (4.74%) Service Delivery
11 21 (4.74%) Validation
12 17 (3.84%) Network Design
13 15 (3.39%) Network Monitoring
14 14 (3.16%) Enterprise Architecture
14 14 (3.16%) Configuration Management
15 10 (2.26%) Technical Architecture
15 10 (2.26%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (7.00%) SQL
2 18 (4.06%) C
3 17 (3.84%) Python
4 16 (3.61%) C++
5 9 (2.03%) Java
6 7 (1.58%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.58%) Perl
7 6 (1.35%) C#
8 5 (1.13%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.13%) PHP
8 5 (1.13%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.90%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.68%) sed
10 3 (0.68%) Embedded C
10 3 (0.68%) Embedded C++
10 3 (0.68%) IronPython
11 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.45%) VC++
12 1 (0.23%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 115 (25.96%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (19.41%) CCNA
3 79 (17.83%) CCNP
4 50 (11.29%) Security Cleared
5 41 (9.26%) CCIP
6 37 (8.35%) CCIE
7 28 (6.32%) SC Cleared
8 24 (5.42%) JNCIP
9 23 (5.19%) DV Cleared
10 22 (4.97%) JNCIA
11 17 (3.84%) Degree
12 14 (3.16%) CCDP
13 13 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (2.71%) MCSE
15 9 (2.03%) BC Cleared
16 6 (1.35%) JNCIS
16 6 (1.35%) CCSE
16 6 (1.35%) CCSA
16 6 (1.35%) CCSP
17 5 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (18.06%) SLA
2 8 (1.81%) QA
3 4 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.45%) COBIT
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) JTAG
5 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (8.13%) Active Directory
2 32 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.19%) vSphere
4 15 (3.39%) Firmware
5 10 (2.26%) FreeRADIUS
6 9 (2.03%) XenApp
7 8 (1.81%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.81%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.58%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.35%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.68%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.68%) NFS
10 3 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.45%) Xen
11 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.23%) iptables
12 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.23%) Samba
12 1 (0.23%) Snort
12 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 20 (4.51%) CA Spectrum
2 7 (1.58%) FortiGate
3 6 (1.35%) Netcool
3 6 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.13%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (0.90%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.90%) HP SIM
6 3 (0.68%) Casper Suite
6 3 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.68%) Nagios
6 3 (0.68%) Cacti
6 3 (0.68%) SCCM
7 2 (0.45%) SCOM
7 2 (0.45%) NSN NetAct
7 2 (0.45%) NetCrunch
7 2 (0.45%) Iperf
8 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.23%) Opsview
8 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 186 (41.99%) Cisco
2 82 (18.51%) Ericsson
3 72 (16.25%) Microsoft
4 69 (15.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 67 (15.12%) Juniper
6 46 (10.38%) VMware
7 37 (8.35%) Citrix
8 36 (8.13%) BT
9 34 (7.67%) CheckPoint
10 33 (7.45%) F5
11 28 (6.32%) Nokia
12 22 (4.97%) IBM
12 22 (4.97%) Oracle
13 21 (4.74%) HP
14 20 (4.51%) CA
15 15 (3.39%) SolarWinds
16 14 (3.16%) Huawei
17 12 (2.71%) NEC
17 12 (2.71%) Nortel
18 10 (2.26%) Dell
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Harrow
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Suffolk
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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