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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 421 418 392
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -26
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 174 170 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.35% 2.27% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 78 77
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £199 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.89 £16.50 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.56 £40.00 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -9.09%
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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
7420 7485 6500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.99% 14.81% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4156 3601
Average daily rate £375 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 420 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -23 57 £338 +50.00% 22
London +8 50 £375 +9.09% 16
South West +7 24 £338 +12.50% 13
Yorkshire -23 12 £400 +28.51% 5
North West -26 12 £635 +111.66% 5
North East - 9 £302 -
West Midlands +6 6 - - 8
East of England -7 5 £250 -28.05% 7
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Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 203 (56.23%) Cisco
2 160 (44.32%) Firewall
3 155 (42.94%) LAN
4 148 (41.00%) WAN
5 127 (35.18%) TCP/IP
6 120 (33.24%) VPN
7 117 (32.41%) MPLS
8 107 (29.64%) Cisco Certification
9 105 (29.09%) BGP
10 104 (28.81%) Telecoms
11 98 (27.15%) Wireless
12 94 (26.04%) DNS
13 79 (21.88%) OSPF
14 75 (20.78%) CCNP
15 74 (20.50%) Juniper
16 73 (20.22%) IPsec
17 71 (19.67%) Internet
17 71 (19.67%) CCNA
17 71 (19.67%) VLAN
18 67 (18.56%) DHCP
18 67 (18.56%) Finance
19 66 (18.28%) Linux
19 66 (18.28%) Data Centre
20 64 (17.73%) Microsoft
21 63 (17.45%) Cisco ASA
22 57 (15.79%) Security Cleared
23 54 (14.96%) EIGRP
24 51 (14.13%) Windows
25 49 (13.57%) Network Security
25 49 (13.57%) Network Management

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 14 (3.88%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.22%) CMS
3 6 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.39%) IIS
5 4 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.11%) Eucalyptus
5 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.11%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.55%) Lync
7 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
Applications
1 43 (11.91%) MS Excel
2 30 (8.31%) MS Office
3 13 (3.60%) MS Visio
4 12 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.22%) SaaS
2 6 (1.66%) Office 365
2 6 (1.66%) HP Helion
3 5 (1.39%) Google Apps
4 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 160 (44.32%) Firewall
2 155 (42.94%) LAN
3 148 (41.00%) WAN
4 127 (35.18%) TCP/IP
5 120 (33.24%) VPN
6 117 (32.41%) MPLS
7 105 (29.09%) BGP
8 98 (27.15%) Wireless
9 94 (26.04%) DNS
10 79 (21.88%) OSPF
11 73 (20.22%) IPsec
12 71 (19.67%) Internet
12 71 (19.67%) VLAN
13 67 (18.56%) DHCP
14 63 (17.45%) Cisco ASA
15 54 (14.96%) EIGRP
16 49 (13.57%) Network Security
17 48 (13.30%) Cisco Nexus
18 43 (11.91%) VoIP
19 42 (11.63%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.94%) MySQL
1 7 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.11%) Subversion
3 2 (0.55%) JIRA
3 2 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.55%) Hudson
3 2 (0.55%) VectorCAST
4 1 (0.28%) CANoe
4 1 (0.28%) GCC
4 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.28%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 104 (28.81%) Telecoms
2 67 (18.56%) Finance
3 28 (7.76%) Multimedia
4 11 (3.05%) Banking
5 8 (2.22%) Marketing
5 8 (2.22%) Back Office
6 5 (1.39%) Legal
6 5 (1.39%) Billing
6 5 (1.39%) Retail
7 3 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.83%) Law
7 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.83%) Electronics
8 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.55%) German Language
8 2 (0.55%) Avionics
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 112 (31.02%) Network Engineer
2 32 (8.86%) Architect
3 28 (7.76%) Analyst
4 23 (6.37%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (4.43%) Support Engineer
6 14 (3.88%) Support Analyst
6 14 (3.88%) Network Architect
7 13 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (3.32%) Network Support
8 12 (3.32%) Project Manager
8 12 (3.32%) Designer
9 10 (2.77%) Administrator
9 10 (2.77%) Service Analyst
9 10 (2.77%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (2.49%) Software Engineer
11 8 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (2.22%) Network Analyst
12 7 (1.94%) Design Engineer
12 7 (1.94%) Cisco Engineer
12 7 (1.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (13.30%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.66%) CSS
3 5 (1.39%) Web Services
3 5 (1.39%) Middleware
3 5 (1.39%) Java EE
4 4 (1.11%) .NET
5 2 (0.55%) Qt
6 1 (0.28%) HTML5
6 1 (0.28%) REST
6 1 (0.28%) JSON
6 1 (0.28%) WCF
6 1 (0.28%) HTML
6 1 (0.28%) SOAP
6 1 (0.28%) XSD
6 1 (0.28%) Flash
6 1 (0.28%) JMS
6 1 (0.28%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 66 (18.28%) Data Centre
2 28 (7.76%) PKI
2 28 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.37%) Video Conferencing
4 15 (4.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.60%) iPhone
6 12 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.32%) Clustering
7 10 (2.77%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.77%) iPad
7 10 (2.77%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.94%) Device Driver
8 7 (1.94%) Cryptography
8 7 (1.94%) Replication
9 5 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (1.39%) CMDB
10 4 (1.11%) Streaming Video
10 4 (1.11%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.83%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 66 (18.28%) Linux
2 51 (14.13%) Windows
3 27 (7.48%) UNIX
4 19 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.05%) Android
6 11 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.77%) Solaris
8 9 (2.49%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.22%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.94%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.66%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (1.11%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.11%) MVS
14 1 (0.28%) AIX
14 1 (0.28%) CentOS
14 1 (0.28%) SUSE
14 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (13.57%) Network Management
2 46 (12.74%) ITIL
3 42 (11.63%) Load Balancing
4 33 (9.14%) Network Design
5 31 (8.59%) Migration
6 22 (6.09%) Change Management
7 21 (5.82%) Configuration Management
8 19 (5.26%) Project Management
8 19 (5.26%) Service Management
9 16 (4.43%) Service Delivery
10 13 (3.60%) Validation
10 13 (3.60%) Information Security
11 12 (3.32%) Network Planning
11 12 (3.32%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (3.05%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (3.05%) Performance Analysis
12 11 (3.05%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (3.05%) Performance Management
13 10 (2.77%) Software Engineering
13 10 (2.77%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.82%) SQL
2 15 (4.16%) C
3 11 (3.05%) C++
4 8 (2.22%) Python
5 6 (1.66%) PHP
6 5 (1.39%) Java
7 3 (0.83%) C#
7 3 (0.83%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.55%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.28%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.28%) VB
9 1 (0.28%) Perl
9 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.28%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 107 (29.64%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (20.78%) CCNP
3 71 (19.67%) CCNA
4 57 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 37 (10.25%) SC Cleared
6 22 (6.09%) Degree
7 20 (5.54%) CCIE
8 18 (4.99%) DV Cleared
9 14 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (3.05%) JNCIS
11 10 (2.77%) MCSE
12 9 (2.49%) CCIP
12 9 (2.49%) JNCIA
13 7 (1.94%) CCSE
14 6 (1.66%) SCSA
14 6 (1.66%) Sun Certification
14 6 (1.66%) JNCIP
14 6 (1.66%) CCDP
14 6 (1.66%) CCENT
15 5 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.88%) SLA
2 6 (1.66%) QA
3 5 (1.39%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) DO-178B
System Software
1 42 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 29 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.32%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.05%) XenApp
5 10 (2.77%) Firmware
6 8 (2.22%) XenServer
7 7 (1.94%) vSphere
8 6 (1.66%) ProxySG
9 5 (1.39%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.83%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.83%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.83%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (3.88%) Cacti
2 9 (2.49%) Nagios
3 8 (2.22%) SCCM
3 8 (2.22%) CA Spectrum
4 7 (1.94%) OpenView
5 6 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.39%) NetCrunch
7 4 (1.11%) SCOM
8 3 (0.83%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.83%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.83%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.83%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.55%) Iperf
9 2 (0.55%) Ionix
9 2 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.55%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 203 (56.23%) Cisco
2 74 (20.50%) Juniper
3 64 (17.73%) Microsoft
4 43 (11.91%) HP
5 40 (11.08%) CheckPoint
6 37 (10.25%) SolarWinds
7 35 (9.70%) VMware
8 33 (9.14%) Aruba
9 31 (8.59%) Citrix
10 27 (7.48%) F5
11 24 (6.65%) Infoblox
12 23 (6.37%) Blue Coat
13 22 (6.09%) Huawei
13 22 (6.09%) Dell
14 20 (5.54%) Brocade
15 17 (4.71%) Oracle
16 16 (4.43%) Nokia
16 16 (4.43%) Fortinet
17 15 (4.16%) Ericsson
18 14 (3.88%) BT
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